Supporting and counseling students who’ve experienced sexual violence can be fraught with challenges for contingent faculty, writes Alexis Henshaw.
Very interesting story, but this “degentrification” term/usage seems a bit misplaced in the grand scheme of what it actually represents.
This will largely be a pictorial journey of my past post-doc year since completing my Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. I used this period of my life as a time to give back to the Columbus City Schools as a long-term substitute Science Teacher. Although my sub license is designated for Adolescents to Young Adults (grades 7-12), I’ve have had the good fortune throughout this academic season to teach Pre-K through high school seniors. What a blast and blessing!! It was my experiences (and that of the students) while serving as the general science long-term sub teacher at West Senior High school for two years that provided the impetus from my returning to university study in order to obtain my doctorate. God is opening doors to my destiny and my degree in Adult Education, Learning, and Organization Development has prepared me to better walk through those doors.
I’m visiting with family in advance of a campus interview up North tomorrow morning and saw this picture of us from over 20 years ago at my sister’s house. This photo was taken during my time as Director of Intercultural Relations at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. I’m sure my daughter was only about 11 years old at the time and my lil sister (City Councilwoman Sims) and I were in our mid-thirties. What a great memory!!
This was during some ball soiree that my students asked me to chaperon for them. It’s so funny because I don’t remember that my sister was there. She said it was taken around the time of my birthday (Valentine’s Day); because someone gave me a scary stuff animal that I hated and I then regifted it to her. LOL Nonetheless, I really love this photo of us!! ❤
One of the many gifts that my mother (and father) have passed down to all of her children (boys included) is the ability to cook. I have subsequently passed this talent down to my own daughter and have been blessed to enjoy some awesome dinners prepared by her over the past few months. However, today was Mommy’s day to cook and I felt like omelets and pancakes. I gave myself the nickname “Foodie Judy” today because I enjoy cooking and it has a lovely rhyme to it! 🙂
Headed to the mall to buy a new blouse and then to the library to work on my new research manuscript that I’m preparing for the Journal of Mixed Methods Research (JMMR). I just downloaded the trial version of NVivo 11 and it’s great!! I’m going to use it in order to process all of the qualitative data I’ve collected from my study. I hope everyone enjoys this wonderful three-day weekend and take the time to reflect on our upcoming Memorial Day holiday. Shout out to all the Veterans and loved ones in my family who fought for our freedom and liberty. You’re the real MVPs!!
Today is our Mommy – Daughter ❤ cooking Sunday. My daughter made her first banana pudding while I made my first crockpot stew with vegetables. I think this is going to turn our great!! Won’t know for eight hours though. 🙂
Crockpot Beef Stew
So I’m over at the Woodward Park Middle School library being impressed by their images of Black role models displayed throughout the building. I took a picture of a poster board that made note of my Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorors (and adult educator) Septima Clark and Toni Morrison.
Suddenly a familiar book caught my eye in the section of the library that highlighted Who’s Who in Black Columbus. I particularly noted the New Millenium Edition because of its lovely silver color. Also, because I remember being included in it as one of Central Ohio’s “On the Rise” professionals back in 2000 (I also have a copy of the book in my Georgia storage unit). So I scoured the book and there I was on page 108. I swear I don’t seem to have aged much over the past 17 years. I also want to note that I was rockin’ the “blond” hair way before Beyoncé!! 👀😂🤣😂