Monthly Archives September 2014

Why a cat person would ever choose to adopt a dog by Pamela Mirabelli

Stormy and I 2Pamela Mirabelli serves as the Residence Life Coordinator for the Historic Horseshoe at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Originally from New Jersey, Pam received a BA in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical/Counseling from The College of NJ and a Master of Education in Children’s Literature from Penn State. Prior to starting at Carolina, Pam has previously worked at The College of NJ, Penn State, The School of American Ballet, and Seton Hall University. In her spare time, Pam enjoys yoga, reading, the beach, travelling, visiting friends, and spending time with her adopted Italian Greyhound Mix Stormy.

Why a cat person would ever choose to adopt a dog

I have always been the “cat person” among any of my groups of friends...

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A 10 Year Fitness Journey by Andrew Campbell

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Andrew Campbell is from West Palm Beach Florida. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Central Florida in Orlando.  Andrew has worked professionally at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida International University in Miami, and is currently working as an Assistant Director for Residential Education at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ.  In his free time, Andrew enjoys running, working out at the gym, singing with his chorus, watching college and pro football, and volunteering in the LGBT community.

A 10-YEAR FITNESS JOURNEY by Andrew Campbell

2014 marked the 10 year anniversary of when I decided to make a change to live a healthier lifestyle...

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Do What You Love by Suzanne Onorato

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Suzanne Onorato is an associate dean of students at Agnes Scott College. She completed her doctoral work in higher education administration at Florida International University and a master’s at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In her free time she enjoys traveling to places where she can engage in activities that challenge her body and mind including white water rafting the Pacuare river in Costa Rica, hiking the Grand Canyon and the Cinque Terre trails in north eastern Italy.

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Suzanne Onorato is an associate dean of students at Agnes Scott College...

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For the Love of the Trails by Korrin Anderson

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Korrin Anderson serves as the Associate Director for Orientation and Parent Programs at Florida International University (FIU). Prior to this role, she worked for Residential Life at FIU both as a graduate student and as a professional. She earned her undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance at Millikin University, a graduate certificate in Conflict Resolution and Consensus Building, and her Masters degree in Educational Leadership at FIU. Korrin ran her first marathon this past February and is currently training for her fourth triathlon.

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Sometimes you discover love in the most unlikely of places...

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My Two Month Journey by Joseph Rolnicki

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Joseph Rolnicki is a second year Hall Director at Ferris State University. He received his Masters of Adult and Higher Education from Northern Illinois University in 2010, and his Bachelors of Psychology from Dominican University in 2008.  Joseph is currently training for his first marathon, maintaining a blog about minimalism and healthy living (http://the-nextstep.tumblr.com/), and constantly seeking professional development opportunities in Student Affairs. 

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The weight of one bad decision adds up. One decision turns into habit, and one habit turns to several, and several habits makes a lifestyle.

In order to survive a demanding undergraduate schedule, I adopted a lifestyle o...

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