The Hot Mess Express and Turning 30

Well, it happened. On Wednesday, June 1, I turned 30. And you know what? Nothing changed. Well, that’s not true. Yesterday someone asked how old I was and I said, “twennn….thirty!”. It will take some getting used to that I am no longer in my 20’s, but frankly, I’m happy that ┬ámy 20’s are over….

108 for Montclair State

This Spring, I was tasked with executing a large-scale, one-day campaign, or a Day of Giving. For those unfamiliar, Days of Giving are becoming increasingly popular at universities and colleges across the nation. Started by Columbia University, these campaigns are usually 12-24 hours in length and focus on reaching a donor and donation goal. Our…

Red Hawk Day of Thanks

Much of the work I do as an Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at Montclair State involves working with students. As part of my work in the realm of Student Engagement and Philanthropy, I am the staff adviser and creator of our student alumni council, Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT). For the third year in…

Can you feel it?

Whether you are a parent, caregiver, pre-school teacher or cool aunt, you spend a lot of time with kids. Maybe sometimes, you feel like they’ve had enough time on the iPad or in front of a Disney movie, and are looking for something different to try. Sensory activities are a great way for kids to…