Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Top 5 Reasons to be a Service Leader

1. Leadership Skills

As a service leader you have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the community and it's many involvement programs. These programs help to influence change in the community and can have a strong impact on you for the rest of your life. You will have the opportunity to improve your skills and strengths as you take on tasks that will boost your resume and ensure you have an amazing college experience.

2. Giving Others the Opportunity to Serve

Being able to provide opportunities for others to serve will always bring a smile to your face.

3. Resources

Not only is the Community Engagement Center an awesome place to hang out, but you have resources like the HOPE pantry, extra computers to use, and contact information for community members. You can always get things accomplished here, and you have amazing faculty and staff to help.

4. There's Always Something to Do!

There are always things to do for others, and the center always has options and ideas. If you're bored you can just swing by and assist in one of the many programs the center sponsors. It can definitely keep you busy on a slow day.

5. Meeting New People

The absolute BEST part of being a service leader are the friends you make. The many programs offered through the Community Engagement Center allow for you to meet fellow students, network with administrators and alumni, and connect with community members. The friendships you make and cultivate through service are relationships that can last a lifetime. All the service leaders work hard together and they are always there to lend a helping hand.


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

30 Day Happiness Challenge

If you ask anyone, "What do you want out of life?"- regardless of whether it's a successful job, a family, a good relationship or something else- it always boils down to one emotion: happiness. That's all anyone wants out of life, is to be happy.

Shawn Achor sat down with Oprah Winfrey earlier this year to discuss what he had found in his "happiness-research" he completed at Harvard. The following tips are based on his inspirational advice, and they REALLY WORK!

Regardless of whether it's the start of the month or not, it's never to late to start living a happier life! Try out these tips and let us know what you think!

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