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Meeting Joan Traumpauer Mulholland- a freedom rider

Often as a student affairs professional the work day rarely turns out as you expect.  March 4, 2013 was one of these types of days.  On this date I planned to use the morning to finalizing plans for an RA

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Graduation Part 2: the Culture Squad (minus a few). The last few weeks have been so unbelievably bittersweet as so many pieces of my Binghamton heart head off into the world. Thank you to all of our past and present MRC Culture Squad (MRC student managers, interns, volunteers, and graduate assistants) graduates for working hand-in-hand with us to make Bing a bit more fit and lit for The Culture each year! I am so honored to have shared time and space with you on your life’s journey. I am so unbelievably proud of all that you have accomplished and for your steadfast commitment to pushing me and BingU to be better versions of ourselves. I am looking forward to watching from the sidelines, with front row seats, as you achieve success beyond your wildest dreams. Remember always: you are The Culture, you hold the keys, your voice matters, you have the power— #SquadUp (it will never die 🤪🤣)!!! #WeAreBinghamton #Bearcats4Life #GraduateSZN #BlackExcellence #ForTheCulture #myblackisbeautiful
Graduation Part 1: Fire & Ice. The last few weeks have been so unbelievably bittersweet as so many pieces of my Binghamton heart head off into the world. I am so honored to have shared time and space with you on your life’s journey. I am so unbelievably proud of all that you have accomplished and for your steadfast commitment to pushing me and BingU to be better versions of ourselves. I am looking forward to watching from the sidelines, with front row seats, as you achieve success beyond your wildest dreams. Remember always: you are The Culture, you hold the keys, your voice matters, you have the power— keep up The House of Good Work! In unity... OOP-Phi!!! #EliteEight #DivineNine #1906 #1913 #aphia1906 #dst1913 #WeAreBinghamton #Bearcats4Life #GraduateSZN #BlackExcellence #myblackisbeautiful #watchtheyard
Shout out to @sunny, now known as Dr. Sunny Hostin on the #WakandaForever call out and your five keys. “1. Listen to others... 2. Speak for those that do not have a voice... 3. Seek out those that will amplify your voice... 4. Speak kindly to yourself.... 5. Use your own voice— The hand you hold the longest is your own.”
I’m fine, fine indeed. #QOTD #FaithFilled #Confidence
Finally trying @blazepizza in Bing! Yumm... 😋
Congratulations to my lady love and outgoing chapter president for @lta_epsilonomicron. @s_rxx, I am so so proud of you!!! Gonna miss you while you are abroad, but I hope you make lots of phenomenal memories to top this one! 🤗😘💃🏽🏝🐘#flashbackfriday #WeAreBinghamton
Happy Sunday. Even if I wasn’t #faithfilled I’d rather see a child/youth read in the schoolhouse than end up behind bars. 🤷🏽‍♀️🙏🏾
Happy Fri-YAY! Excited for tonight with @marvinsapp ... A little soul lifting birthday celebrations soon come. #faithfilled #friyay #soulful #aprilbaby #TeamAries #MyBlackisBeautiful
Woke up to stories about that rapper. Nope, not today. Then I read this... GOD IS MIRACULOUS!! Congratulations to this beautiful soul. Keep right on sharing your testimony and letting your #BlackGirlMagic shine brightly!!! #Faithfilled #godisgood ・・・ "6 years ago, my world was turned upside down when I found out I had cancer. I was 21 and really beginning to figure out who I am and what I want in life. Then (they) hit me with: YOU HAVE STAGE III CANCER... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Let’s go back to being ridiculed by hospital staff and friends about 'being pregnant and didn’t know it' and oh you need to work out and get that 6 pack back, or constantly being asked how far long I was when truly it was an 8 pound tumor on my left ovary full of cancer cells. Having to go through advanced chemotherapy with THREE treatments, going for 24 hours a day, 5 times a week, for 6 months, was life draining. I had no will to live, BUT GOD! He gave me a praying family and friends...The first thing I said I was going to do once I beat this cancer was to apply to Texas Southern University and do some amazing things with my life. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Now I’m here today CANCER FREE and getting a DEGREE that allows me to ensure people are being diagnosed accurately and properly. Tears roll down my face now because God has been so good to me. People get intimidated or talk about by strength, but have no idea what I went through to have the very strength they talk about. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ALL THINGS WILL WORK OUT FOR YOUR GOOD! HE'S INTENTIONAL, NEVER FAILING!!!!"- Breonna Williams, @wake_pray_slay_repeat ❤️! #testimonytuesday #becauseofthemwecan
@dstinc1913: The entire membership of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is deeply saddened by the tragic events of Sunday’s shooting in Antioch, Tennessee. Please visit www.deltasigmatheta.org to read the official statement from our National President.
This is year 36! Thank you to everyone that took the time to send me blessings during my birthday week. For those that don’t know firsthand, this week at @binghamtonu was extremely difficult as we lost a student and then a few other life challenges happened. But so many people poured into me. I even got to see a few of my alumni EOP Peer Counselors and students leaders whom shared words of the positive impact both I and there time at Bing made. Then one of my students, turned colleague, shared that I am one of the Bing professionals that has made a significant impact on her career thus far. All I really wanted for my birthday this year is to be valued, to matter and to know that I am making an impact. Thanks for making this wish come true!!! #TB36
🎵🎶Said I'm livin' my best life Said I'm livin' my best life Made a couple M's with my best friends Turned all my L's into lessons You see the whip pullin' up, it's like "skrrt" Dreams pullin' up, I'm like "skrrt" I'm livin' my best life It's my birthday, at least that's what I'm dressed like🎶🎵-Chance the Rapper, Best Life by Cardi B. Happy Birthday to me. Thanks for the love to you... 😘
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