Coming Soon: 2019 CWRU Day of Giving!

The prolonged winter weather has turned to typical spring weather here in Cleveland. June has arrived, our toes have been dipped into nice summer weather, and the big Day of Giving is only one week away! Our team and partners across campus have been working hard to prepare for the CWRU tradition on June 11th. […]

We Didn’t Want to Leaf You Hanging

Back in June I mentioned that each time we turn the calendar to the month of July, our office restarts the cycle where we have to outdo ourselves once again. I closed by saying that ‘we already have some ideas on how to make that happen’. That couldn’t be more true. We have been working […]

Wow, What a Day [of Giving]!

The sixth-annual Day of Giving which took place earlier this month on June 12, topped last year in every way and we are beyond amazed!   Our Annual Giving team of six became a team of four this year, we added on new features, and took on more than before to celebrate #CWRUALLIN Day of […]

Starting Off on the Right Foot in 2018

HAPPY 2018!! When you think of the new year, what comes to mind? Resolutions, goals, habits, starting over, improvement? Most likely it’s thoughts along the lines of “new year, new you”. It would be a perfect segue at this point for me to write an article about ways to better yourself or rally behind you […]

It’s Been a While But We’re Still Here

We’ve been off to a running start since the last blog post and we haven’t slowed down yet. Let me catch you up on what has been happening in our office. Our office partnered with the School of Medicine to crowdfund for Research Institute for Children’s Health (R.I.C.H.). This campaign lasted for a month with […]

Happy New Year (in July)!

Our countdown to the new year started months ago when there was still a lot left to do before we could officially wrap up the end of the year on July 1st. We had one more big hurdle before we could put the finishing touches on the 2017 academic year: the Day of Giving. The […]

Are You Going All [in] on June 14th?

Welcome to the alumni family, Class of 2017! Best of luck to you as you start the next chapter in life. The rest of the students have moved out of the dorms and campus is quiet; all seems to have simmered down now that summer is upon us. Meanwhile, things have been moving in the […]

The Essentials of Making New Friends

Now that you have some suggestions on ways to meet people – Better than Netflix and Chill and Dare to Care by Volunteering –  it’s also might be valuable to know how to approach the next, and more challenging aspect from a recent graduate who has found success with making new friends.  Making friends is like dating in that every relationship begins […]

Dare to Care By Volunteering

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi Years later, his legacy and words of wisdom are still relevant and relatable. The more you earnestly invest in volunteering, the more humbled you’ll feel because you know you helped out of goodwill for the small price […]

Better Than Netflix and Chill

With over 160 student organizations all in one place at CWRU, you don’t need to think twice about how to get involved. The only “tough” decision is trying to narrow down and commit. Once you step out of the college bubble though, that’s where it gets real. Outside of college, you can start anew. Hobbies […]