So I Hear You Care?

A reflection from student staff member, Sheila, about the work that creates empathy. As a social work major, I spend a lot of time thinking about empathy. Social work is a profession centered around the idea of empathy when working with individuals in need. Social workers are encouraged to find the strengths of a person… Continue reading So I Hear You Care?

Finding Community & Fostering It

A reflection from student staff member, Sheila, about why finding and fostering community is important on a college campus. What does perfect community look like? Let’s be honest. We might never reach anything close to perfect. But I do wonder, what can we do to continually create and build better community? Something that is always… Continue reading Finding Community & Fostering It

Let’s hear that one more time…

    A reflection from student intern, Sheila, about the subtle moments of life, both good and bad.    A little while ago I asked someone for their life story. This is a random thing I do whenever someone new starts working at my restaurant (#serverlife), to see if they can stay on their toes.… Continue reading Let’s hear that one more time…