Global Perspectives: How the World Works Global Perspectives: How the World Works is the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Study Topic for 2016-2017. The topic is broken into eight themes and this past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Michigan Region Mini Honors Conference at Jackson College to explore the topic more in depth. … Continue Reading Global Perspectives
Author Archive | Kari Kahler
Shame on Me, Shame on Us! Last Tuesday, like many of you, I watched the election results in disbelief. How could we have gotten the polling so wrong and how could the American populous have elected Donald Trump as President? As I thought about facing my colleagues and students on Wednesday, I wondered what can… Continue Reading Shame on Me, Shame on Us
Watching the digital dashboard after enrollment opens is especially gratifying when the numbers are ahead of last year. Take today for example, we are 565 students ahead for spring enrollment than we were on the comparable date in 2015. Comparing enrollment with the same date (yes, these are different dates) we are still 103 students… Continue Reading The Double-Edged Sword
“Are we doing anything important today?” asks the early college student as she walks in to the classroom on a sunny afternoon. I am passing back assignments from last week’s class. I give her a puzzled look and ask her why she is asking the question; “well I have to leave for a cross country… Continue Reading Are We Doing Anything Important?