Category Archive: College Student Personnel Administration

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Oct 24

Papers! Papers! and More Papers!!

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Hello All!!!  My name is Dan and I am a first year graduate student in the College Student Personnel Administration program here at Canisius College. I am a Resident Assistant on campus and I am also a supervisor of the study center and a academic mentor for the Griff Center.  Why the headline, Papers, Papers, …

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Oct 18

Missed flights, ten page papers, and roller coasters?

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Well, welcome to my first post! My name is Kaileigh and I am a second year graduate student in the College Student Personnel Administration program at Canisius. I also have a graduate assistant position in International Student Programs and International Admissions (and an internship in Fraternity and Sorority life, GO GREEK!).  I’m sure you are …

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Jan 23

Welcome back!

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Here we are! We are back into the swing of things for the spring semester of 2014 and as much as I dread all of the reading and papers, (who doesn’t) having a routine again brings back the much needed structure. Sure, it’s going to be a difficult task leaving my comfy bed and endless Netflix marathons, …

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Jan 10

2014

Chelsea

I was going to insert a super cheesy quote about beginning 2014 with all of these endless possibilities but I’ll save you all from that tacky nonsense. (You’re welcome) Please don’t get me wrong, I definitely enjoy the feelings that are associated with a “fresh start.”  However, if you scroll through any Facebook newsfeed the …

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Jan 10

Career Ideas

Chelsea

It is amazing how many hours can be found in one single day once you remove all of the work for graduate school!  I mean, I genuinely love learning and bettering myself in all facets of life but a break always feels best when it is well deserved. I can actually enjoy the gym without the idea of an …

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Dec 11

The end is here!

Chelsea

Well, that was quick! As of yesterday at 3:30pm I am officially done with my first semester of graduate school in the College Student Personnel Program!! Let me just say, it is going to be one well deserved month off from classes! I’m really not sure what I am going to do with myself now …

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Nov 20

Unexpected Networking

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When I started the CSPA program at Canisius, I had no idea that I would meet so many people in the field! I mean, this isn’t to say that I did not meet people through my undergrad. Sure, I was often assigned group projects and I met other students through my involvement across campus, but …

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Nov 08

Gratification

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“Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier I guess most people would not know this about me by simply reading a blog post online, but I’ve been working on a huge weight loss goal for myself.  November 6th marked NINE months of “small efforts repeated day …

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Nov 04

Feeling Fulfilled

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“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.” -Leonardo Da Vinci Since starting my assistantship at Medaille College, (conveniently within walking distance to Canisius College) I have been learning so much more about higher education.  My only experience prior to this in higher education has been at Canisius.  Of …

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Oct 28

Halfway

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 “Ohhhhh We’re Halfway There” -Bon Jovi  I can’t help but think of belting the lyrics to Bon Jovi’s, “Livin’ on a Prayer” when we’ve reached this point of the semester.  I am shocked that it is already week NINE of my first semester of graduate school at Canisius! Now that I’ve given myself nine weeks …

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