Author Archives: Amy L. Darnell
Today, I started another public speaking course. I’m quite adept at reading student faces on the first day. For all of those students, past and present, who find no reason to take communication courses, let alone majoring in communication, consider … Continue reading
It’s been far too long since I’ve found some ‘motivation.’ Continue to keep it together. It’s so much better than not keeping it together.
This ‘covenant’ a friend shared with me this summer, seems as good a start to the academic year as any. I hope that you all can achieve all of these things.
This is such vital advice for an unencumbered life. So many of us are “right” fighters– we just want to be right, no matter how we hurt someone else or how we might come out looking in a situation. No … Continue reading
Stand up and be noticed, be counted, and be heard.
There is so much to say, but alternative facts are never the answer.
It’s the first day of classes and this seems appropriate. The first part of succeeding is showing up… messy hair and all.
You can do it… if you get started. The key is starting.
It’s not the holiday season I’m referring to. No, I’m referring to the season of student inquiries, lack of preparation, general disrespect, and teacher/professor burnout. I give you “Did I Miss Anything?” by Tom Wayman. Did I Miss Anything? Nothing. … Continue reading