Resources for CUNY students—or anyone—on school, work, and life

Final Contribution

Hello again, I’ve completed my final contribution to the program is in the form of an Instagram page! I will provide the link to my project embedded in this post and the link posted plainly in case of any errors. My Project  

FI Undergraduate Leadership & Democracy Program’s 2019-2020 Cohort Will Conclude on Friday May 22, 2020!

FI Undergraduate Leadership & Democracy Program’s 2019-2020 Cohort Will Conclude on Friday May 22, 2020! We are nearing the end of this current cohort’s time together, which we will conclude with one remaining meet-up on May 22, 2020. We have asked our fellows to end this program with a final contribution that will be based on this year’s theme of democracy and informed public engagement that will be posted to

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My Song

The song I chose to contribute to the playlist for the fellowship was “Not a Love Song” by Mariah the Scientist. Mariah the Scientist is an upcoming artist from New York City. She is another leading lady in the music industry that has some form of a college degree. She joins the duo of Megan thee Stallion and Saweetie to have accomplished this among the newest wave of stars. I

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Filling the Shoes

We would like you to blog about how you see yourself as a future professional.This includes writing about what major and course of study you have currently chosen at your home campus and how you will use this training as a tool in your future career. Has your plans changed since you first enrolled at your home campus? What expectations do you have about being professionals in your future career

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What are conferences all about?

In November I flew to Honolulu to attend the annual meeting of the American Studies Association. In this blog post I’ll talk a bit about what the ASA is and my experience attending and presenting at the conference, as well as provide information on applying to present at or attend the 2020 conference.  The ASA is an academic association encompassing scholars, students, artists, activists, and other people with an interest

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HASTAC 2019 Recap

Being part of the Futures Initiative program for the academic year of 2018 – 2019 will forever remain a monumental experience in my life. After participating in the Leadership Institute to start the program off, I was sure that I’d be presented with opportunities that would add value to my leadership qualities – but presenting at the HASTAC 2019 certainly exceeded my expectations! Following a stellar performance at the Hiphop

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Medical Apartheid

Hey guys, I would like to share this interview with you guys. This interview was intriguing to me because it showed how the US government and the medical community have victimized African Americans, even after the abolition of slavery. We don’t learn certain histories about marginalized and oppressed groups in the public educational system, we learn about them in College. Continuing this further, there were medical experimentation abuse and neglect

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Social Innovation, Drug Policy, and Philanthropic Opportunities

Peace, love, and light to all my fellow colleagues as we close out another challenging semester! However, this only designates that it’s time to get your extracurricular hustle on. If you have checked out any of my posts, you will see that I have some notable accolades to my name. Well, let me be the first to tell you that those accolades were a result of endless application submissions to

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Who’s my Leader?

I believe everyone come to this world with a purpose of being a leader intentionally or unintentionally. You become a leader with the time. It is a learning process which you learn everyday to be a better leader. My point is leaders are born with the purpose of leading but they are made with a lot of practice and time. Often times, we connect this idea of leadership with the power.

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Happiness: Where did it go?

I want to discuss about one of the most important issues in our society: Depression. What is it? I googled the word depression and this what I found. Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities

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