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Worth Repeating

No question, these are interesting times for all of higher education—and for most individuals, personally and professionally. And while several…

The Importance of Reengagement

So often we hear the phrase, “April showers bring us May flowers.” For much of the country, there has been plenty of water shared this month…
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March Madness

As we all know, it’s March Madness season for men’s and women’s basketball. Throw in other winter sports competition along with state high…

Leadership Renewed

The month of February facilitates us thinking about those things that are strong emotional connections and definitely touch our hearts. And since…

The Lingering Shadow of Uncertainty

So many of us have been longing for 2022 to be a fresh start and a renewed opportunity to finally return to the highlights of living, working,…
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Pause to Prioritize

Happy Thanksgiving—or as Morning Brew recently noted in its Saturday edition, “Every year around this time, a certain Google search term…
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The Benefits of Curiosity

Curiosity still lingers among all of us. Definitely a continuing sign of the times for so many colleges and universities and yet, there are often…
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Resilience, Adaptation, and Change

The 2021 NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) National Conference occurs this week in Seattle, and the theme for this…

Dealing with Continued Uncertainty

Summer is ending and another new enrollment cycle is beginning. Or perhaps — probably, maybe, not certain. Remote interaction like online…

The Heat Is On

As all of us are experiencing unusually hot, dry weather, it is also a subtle reminder of how important it is now for colleges and universities…
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Facilitating Meaningful Transformation

Today, our mindset is very preoccupied with thinking back to the situation we were all in a year ago, reflecting on the highlights and disappointments,…

Assessing the Conundrum

A year ago, the theme for the April 2020 issue of Lawlor Focus was “Make a Calculated Pivot." As we reminded members of the higher education…