Category Archives: PFP14S

where you come from

We have talked about a couple topics that lead us to ask “where we come from”. This is not a existential question, it is asking, when we interact with a situation, what is our filter, our lens, that informs our … Continue reading

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shaping our lives

We constantly mold our-selves throughout life. We also influence those around us by our words and actions. Question is, how can we find a balance, or an understanding of our place. In this specific instance it is a question of … Continue reading

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Faculty Aspirations

We all aspire to be something when we get older, when we “grow up”. The question is what is our end goal? For me personally its not as lofty as others, but a goal is a target, something to achieve. … Continue reading

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Potential of a Mission Statment

Sticking to the topic of mission statements, here is another perspective on their use and necessity. Mission statements also reveal the potential that an institution has to influence a student. That the┬álatent qualities or abilities can be developed within a … Continue reading

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Mission Statements: Interdisciplinary Programs

Hey, In many of the mission statements colleges and universities I have read, desired to give students an interdisciplinary education. So interdisciplinary programs have attracted my attention when it comes to learning. After learning about teaching methods and how to … Continue reading

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measured by the company you keep

So continuing with the theme of mission statements, we can conclude that there is a set of language that is used when developing a mission statement. Truthful or not, the exercise of having a mission statement can begin to guide … Continue reading

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The Start of a New Blog

Hello everyone, While I have blogged before about a myriad of topics, this specific blog will primarily consist of work I have completed at full scale in architecture and how I wish to prepare myself for the professoriate. I hope … Continue reading

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Mission Probable

Hey, First, here are the links to the two different mission statements. I will refer to specific excerpts that are interesting to guide my reflections. Pennsylvania State University: University of Texas at Austin: In order to compare the intricacies of … Continue reading

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