Author Archives : Dustin Ramsdell

How to Learn on Your Time with Online Learning Platforms

How to Learn on Your Time with Online Learning Platforms


I have been fortunate to work in student affairs for the past several years. It has been a fun and transformative experience for me. But lately, I’ve been starting to feel as though I’m in a rut. I’m ready for a change, perhaps into a new career field. I’m interested in getting into marketing, but I don’t feel like I…

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racial tensions

Dealing with Racial Tensions on Campus


Campuses nationwide are confronting unrest about discrimination and the lack of representation for students of color. As a result, student affairs professionals may feel pressure to act. I know there can be a fear of saying or doing the wrong thing in these instances. Therefore, many of us will choose to remain silent. However, as professionals in a position of…

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Mental Health

Higher Ed Pros Should Direct Students to Mental Health Help


Our students deal with a lot of stress, anxiety, and social pressures. And they’re not alone. According to a report cited by a HuffPost College article, the number of students who report suffering from depression, anxiety and social anxiety, is rising. These students need guidance to develop the skills necessary to cope with their mental health issues. Here are some…

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