Passion to Purpose: July 2019

If you’re anything like me you get really excited when you see other people living their best life and fulfilling their purpose. You’ve also likely realized by now that I appreciate people who embrace their entrepreneurial spirit, especially those who invest in themselves for the purpose of investing in others. In addition to the wonderful…

Passion to Purpose: June 2019

One of the best things about working in higher education is the abundance of amazing people you get to meet. This month’s Passion to Purpose post highlights three people that have transformed their innate gifts and lived experiences into powerful tools to create change for others. Please visit their website, support their efforts, and remember…

Passion to Purpose: May 2019

Years ago my husband came home with a new digital camera and a giant smile on his face. As long as I’ve known him his smile has been infectious and his charm, whether it be in a social or professional setting, has always brought out the best in people. I knew the moment I saw…

Passion to Purpose: March 2019

Recently I attended a Black Violin concert, as well as a Michael Bublé concert. Besides being absolutely amazing, these experiences reminded me of the first symphony I attended as a child. As a child I remember really thinking I was doing something amazing when I played hot crossed buns on my recorder (I’m sure I…

Passion to Purpose: February 2019

Recently I had the honor of being a speaker during a Black history program at the church I grew up in. The funny thing about going to a place where people have known you for most of your life is that you have this strange sense of living in the past, present, and future. It…

Educator of the Year

Last week I was awarded the Educator of the Year Award during the National Black Girl Excellence Awards presented by The Lifted Lifestyle. Their website states that “the Black Girl Excellence Awards is a national event that celebrates the important role that African-American Women play in every industry of our society and the invaluable impact…

Passion to Purpose: January 2019

When I started this blog in 2015 I intended to use it as an outlet to share some of my views on issues related to professional and personal development. As with any hobby, it has transformed with time and now as a student of blogging I find that I am constantly looking for opportunities to…