Blog: Discussions on Mentoring and Management

Greece Trip

Amanda Lee: Lost in Translation

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During my study abroad experience in Greece, our traveling group became a team. We stuck together on our tours through museums and we traveled in…

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Danielle Colina

Danielle Colina: Studying Smart on the Island of Spetses: Study Abroad Addition!

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Are you planning on going abroad for school but want to keep up on the schoolwork? Hold on tight because we will discuss the basics…

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The S Journey of Jenna on Spetses

Jenna Black: The S Journey of Jenna on Spetses

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WOW! What an experience this study abroad on the island of Spetses has been. I can’t believe I can walk to the beach after class,…

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Ruby Goldman: "How Human Resources Can Caffeinate Engagement"

Ruby Goldman: How HR Can Caffeinate Engagement

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While in Greece, jet lag and constant museum tours has left me craving coffee everyday. From Greece’s capital, to the island of Spetses, and many…

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Ellen's favorite meal while traveling in Isreal

Beach Ball Icebreaker

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Need a great way to start an IRL training workshop or class? Try this beach ball icebreaker exercise! As I wrap up our school year,…

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Scavenger hunt icebreaker in Rome

How to use a Scavenger Hunt as an Icebreaker: Roaming around Rome on Study Abroad

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Do you ever need a great icebreaker? Try designing a scavenger hunt! In Summer of 2022, I had the great pleasure of teaching in Rome…

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Small Talk is Big Talk - Lunch at LMU

Small Talk Is Big Talk

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I discuss the consequences that the pandemic has had on us a lot in my blogs, especially in the ways that it’s affected our education…

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Ellen Ensher Office Hours

What are office hours really like and why should you come?

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I really want to let my current and future students in on a little secret… Office hours are actually FUN. In fact, there is nothing…

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Ellen Ensher Power Mentors

Women Power Mentors that Inspire Me: Tips from TikTok

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Two words: Boss. Ladies. You’ve probably heard of all these powerful women. But did you know that they are all power mentorship icons?! Read on……

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What not To Do As A Protégé

What NOT To Do As A Protégé: Tips From TikTok

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Before I share my TikTok tips for what NOT to do as a protégé, I want to say that most of us have the right…

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Ellen Ensher Procrastination TikTok

My Return to TikTok: Tips to Battling Procrastination

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Guess who’s back on TikTok?! Being able to connect with my Zoomer students this year on the popular app – through my Do’s and Don’ts…

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How to Use Social Media to Build Rapport

Teaching Mentoring in Morocco with the U.S. Embassy: How to Use Social Media to Build Rapport Pre and Post Workshop

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I think one of the biggest questions we all had to tackle this past year was how to engage people virtually. Whether it be virtual…

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