By Briana Stolzfus, Writing Mentor A.W. Tozer once said, “When you kill time, remember that it has no resurrection.” While time management is a major determiner of success, we can sometimes become so busy managing our time that we forget … Continue reading What if You Had Three Extra Hours a Day?
By Briana Stolzfus, Writing Mentor Malcolm Gladwell, a speaker, author and journalist for the New York Times, believes that the art of storytelling is stronger than theorizing. And he’s probably right. Stories have the power to encode a thought or … Continue reading Calling All Fiction Writers – Because the Ally Center Still Believes in the Power of a Story
By Summer Weaver, Writing Mentor The concept of self-care is increasing in popularity, especially among college students. With this increasing popularity comes increasing debate. Many individuals believe that the idea and practice of self-care is selfish. Christians are called to … Continue reading Is Self-Care Biblical?
By Emily O’Neill, Writing Mentor We naturally assume that worshipping God means singing, reading the Bible, or praying – and that’s true! Those are all ways that we can worship God; however, we must not limit our perception of worship … Continue reading Attitudes of Worship
By Mr. Tyler Gehman, Disability Services Coordinator, For Focus “No man is an island, entire of itself; Every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.” John Donne, from Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, Meditation 17 … Continue reading Interdependence
By Joy Trumbull, Writing Center Mentor Jesus died for our sins and rose from the grave. These ten words are the driving force behind a Christian’s life. The gospel affects how we spend our time, how we treat others, and … Continue reading Gospel-Centered Writing
By Luke Willing, Writing Mentor You must hit the bullseye. The art of a game of darts consists of accuracy. Not only that, but the thrower must have precision in order to hit the target in the same place multiple … Continue reading Writing Well by Throwing Darts
By Mr. Ethan Prouse, Writing Center Director “There,” thought the seasoned student, peering over his freshly completed semester calendar. “This is sure to be my best semester yet.” He’d been here before. The beginning of his semester was always full … Continue reading New Semester, New Disciplines: Make This One Count
By Joy Trumbull, Writing Mentor Humility. When I hear this word, especially around the Christmas season, I think of Jesus. The perfect son of God was on the earth as a helpless baby, completely dependent on His mother and father … Continue reading Cultivate a Christlike Culture
Travis Drayton, Academic Mentor Leadership, in its purest form, is “the act of influencing others.” Among other factors to consider, like one’s identity, intent, and opportunity when approaching life’s many crossroads, there are three areas one should consider that can … Continue reading As a Leader…