by Ellen Davis – Temple College – Temple, Texas
Why would a group of 10 people from Temple College brave near 100-degree heat to tour a village for homeless people in Austin, Texas?
by Jaclyn Y. Garver – NCMPR National Office – Fort Wayne, Indiana
It’s not uncommon for two-year college grads to leave their associate degree off their resume entirely. Why? Well … they don’t identify with it.
by Clare Briner – Moraine Valley Community College – Palos Hills, Illinois
The performance evaluation can be a time-consuming, rote activity that leaves everyone feeling as if completing the process is the least important item on the list of to-dos.
by Sally Chapman Cameron – Bristol Community College, Retired – Fall River, MA
“All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine.” —Jim Rohn
by Ellen Davis – Temple College – Temple, TX
The 2019 NCMPR national conference in San Antonio was packed full of great presentations, but one I found particularly interesting was the closing keynote given by Erika Prosper Nirenberg.
by Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR, and M. Pamilla Saylor – HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College – Harrisburg, PA
Preparation is the key to confidence, even in the midst of fast-breaking events. If you do your job right, your college executives will instinctively know how to handle the media.
by Jeff Ebbing – Southeastern Community College – West Burlington, Iowa
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been pretty darn busy getting ready for a visit from the Jolly Old Elf in a few weeks, and the last one on my gift-giving list is you.
by Erica Meza – Palo Alto College – San Antonio, TX
Changing your perspective to approach problems from a position of “yes,” can allow you to be more collaborative with colleagues and deliver results that can make all the difference.
by Lynn Whalen – Lincoln Land Community College – Springfield, IL
As the school year gets underway, you may be planning to hire student workers. Hiring student employees can provide the extra hands our busy offices crave and so much more.
by Jeff Ebbing – Southeastern Community College – West Burlington, IA
I don’t know about you, but I packed a LOT into my summer. We put 8,492 miles on my wife’s tiny Ford Fiesta (and I likely rounded down) as we traversed no less than eight states over a two-month period.