Reflections · Social Justice

Black Lives Matter.

I was in Saint Paul visiting friends when Philando Castile was shot and killed.  The night of the shooting, Black Lives Matter advocates gathered outside of Governor Mark Dayton’s mansion demanding that something changes with the relationship between black communities and the systems in place that are keeping them on the lower rungs of the… Continue reading Black Lives Matter.

Great Stories · Reflections · Service · Work

Great Stories part IV: It’s more than just college.

“As college coaches, we want to see our students succeed in college. However, it’s no secret that college is hard and life gets in the way. With that in mind, our primary job is to be the support system that our students need, even if that means they will have to leave school for whatever… Continue reading Great Stories part IV: It’s more than just college.

Education · Great Stories · Reflections · Service · Work

Great Stories part III: No plans.

“M was never the most responsive student via text, but whenever I was visiting Madison and set aside some time to meet up with my students, he would always be there, so we formed our relationship in brief meetings which had that much more personal face-to-face kind of interaction. Since this is rare for most college… Continue reading Great Stories part III: No plans.