With Back To School season upon us, it’s made me think about how nervous I used to get for a new year. How much stress I put myself through. How many “School Survival Guides” I read in the hopes that somehow, I’d miraculously be a new person, ready for everything. Read More
November 11 th ’s election results came as a shock to many. President-elect Donald Trump won
over swing states like Ohio and Florida putting him over the top against his opponent Hilary Clinton.
Various news outlets predicted the exact opposite resulting in worldwide awe when Donald Trump
Dominiq Dudley, President of Ready is featured in Olentangy Orange High School’s student magazine! The article discusses the success of Ready thus far and Dominiq gives encouraging words to students and future business owners who will be graduating from OOHS. Thanks so much to Grace Roby, senior staff member, co-web editor and co-assistant business manager for writing such a wonderful article. Thank you also to Grace Roby’s second writer, Cindy Manngard, who serves as co-business manager, junior writer, and co-copy editor.
The Courier is Olentangy Orange High School’s newsmagazine. It is compiled by the Advanced Newspaper Journalism students and advised by Kari Phillips. The Courier is available to students, staff and members of the Olentangy community.
Kelsea is an avid blogger, and believer in equality with the passion for all things digital. She currently works at Cement Marketing where she is a Social Strategist for accounts like Hocking Hills Tourism Association, Charley’s, and Raising Cane’s of Ohio. Previously she served as a Digital Marketing Strategist and Analyst at The Shipyard.
Her love for Columbus has led her to volunteer her time with The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, 1Girl, and now the Advisory Board of Columbus Women in Digital.
Connect with Kelsea: LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and check out her blog. Read More
When I was in my twenty’s and thirties I purposely sought out mentors who I believed could add value to my life. I wanted to learn from people who had proven experience as leaders, and from those who would be genuinely interested in pouring into my life in order for me to grow and become a well-rounded individual. As an African-American woman who grew up in the city and within a majority black community, I had always desired to engage with a strong female mentor who could appreciate and embrace my rich cultural history, my experiences, my dreams, and my potential. It was important to me to find someone who was capable of helping me develop into a more confident woman without insensitively dismissing or stripping away all that I am. I felt a great need to engage and to be engaged cross-culturally. The challenge, however, seemed greater than I anticipated. Now, many years later, I have come to understand that healthy and effectual cross-cultural mentoring demands that the mentor be able to accept the challenge of diversity by acknowledging holistically that mentees may be working from different cultural frameworks than their own. Read More