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What’s your GPA? It depends on where and how you live on campus

Fast read: When I received my freshman year room assignment in the Merner Hall dormitory on the campus of my small, undergraduate college, I thought I hit jackpot. Today’s architects and campus project managers believe they too hit pay dirt … Continue reading

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How and why you should create a podcast

. The proliferation of podcasts listeners is profound. More than half of the U.S. population over 12 years of age, have tuned into at least one podcast or radio broadcast The double-digit growth in this exploding sector has caused a … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2019 article that appeared in the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper

Once counted out to survive his birth trauma, John received his bachelor’s degree in psychology during Mother’s Day weekend 2019. He is now in graduate school. Continue reading

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Insecure v. Secure Managers

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The class is in session: Social media posting reminders

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When a new student gets an article published …

… I celebrate! I teach. I facilitate growth. I join thousands of my colleagues employed in Florida universities who carry the awesome titles and responsibilities of serving as classroom professors. Our tasks: Help students advance along their great paths. I … Continue reading

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Rise above it …

My sister, Melissa, has accomplished great things in her stellar career as a Conceirge for a large, luxury hotel in Chicago. She is among the few African Americans to earn membership in Les Clefs ‘Or (pronounced “lay clay door”), a … Continue reading

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Step right up: Employers cutting experience and education requirements

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Who “Cares” about youth employment and education in Chicago? City Hall and a non-profit

Somewhere between Chicago City Hall and a non-profit on the city’s near west side, a forward-thinking idea was born and 50 youth are reaping its rewards. One Summer Chicago youth jobs program matched 32,000 opportunities with teens and young adults … Continue reading

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Time travels: Scorpion delicasies, African beaches and whiny tourists

Photo: Bishop Laurent Mbanda; his wife Chantal Mbanda; very successful businesswoman and me in Rwanda during his installation celebration When I give myself time to travel to ‘far away’ places around the globe, I rest and observe and learn. It … Continue reading

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