On Fraternity Foodie, we will have some of the tough conversations in Fraternity and Sorority Life with the leading speakers and experts in the industry. We'll discuss topics such as hazing prevention, sexual assault prevention, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, mental health, recruitment, diversity, and any issue involving college students today to help make our campuses safer and stronger.
Kelsey Ryan: How do we bring service to the forefront in Fraternity and Sorority Life?
Kelsey Ryan is passionate about Higher Education and the student experience, specifically fraternity and sorority life, leadership development, student development, and civic engagement. Kelsey is a strong community and social services professional with a Master of Science in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs from University of North Florida, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry from Georgia Southern University.
In episode 409 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Kelsey chose Georgia Southern for her undergraduate experience, what made her want to join Kappa Kappa Gamma, why she stayed as Adviser and Volunteer for KKG for 10 years, advancements that were made in the DEI committee for KKG, what she learned as Coordinator for FSL at the University of Memphis, how we can bring service to the forefront in Fraternity and Sorority Life, what are some examples of service learning activities that chapters can implement, how we can improve chapter and individual GPA, and why Kelsey likes our books so much. Enjoy!
Dr. Jenny Small and Dr. Pietro Sasso: What should universities be offering Jewish students?
Today we have with us Dr. Jenny Small, Virtual Scholar, and Dr. Pietro Sasso, Research Fellow from the Piazza Center to explore questions of identity and belonging in traditionally Jewish fraternities and sororities. In episode 408 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Jenny chose Brandeis University for her undergraduate experience, what it's like for Pietro to work at Delaware State as a program coordinator for a Doctorate program, what should institutions be offering Jewish students, why Jewish educators seem to struggle with advocating for Jewish students, why many University Presidents have not been vocal on this issue to support their students, why some non-Jewish educators who hold other minoritized identities have high empathy for Jewish students' experiences, advice to educators working with Jewish-heritage chapters, whether Jewish fraternities and sororities should be exclusively honoring their history with only Jewish members versus growth on today's diverse college campuses, resources about traditionally Jewish fraternities and sororities as well as identity and belonging, and what professionals will learn at their upcoming session at the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors Annual Meeting in Tampa.
Israel-Hamas Conflict: How Do We Support Students and Maintain Community?
Israel-Hamas Conflict: How Do We Support Students and Maintain Community? A webinar held on November 8, 2023.
Alina Trigub: For building wealth, how does investing in the stock market compare to real estate?
With an MBA in Finance and Management from Rutgers and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy from City University of New York, Alina Trigub has worked as a Tax Accountant at Ernst & Young, as well as in the private accounting sector. She also has twenty years of successful technology experience. Alina has also worked for TF Management Group LLC, a private equity real estate fund management company, where she was the Head of Investor Relations. Alina is an active real estate investor with a concentration on the commercial real estate buy and hold strategy. Alina offers her expert and in-depth experience to support investor education through personalized one on one coaching, articles, animated video-series, and presentations as a sought after speaker at numerous real estate events. Alina lives in New Jersey with her loving husband and two awesome kids.
In episode 406 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Alina decided to come to the United States to attend Baruch College, how working as a Ernst and Young tax consultant helped to shape her, what it was like moving to the Information Technology sector for work, how she started her real estate journey, how investing in the stock market compares to investing in real estate, what college students should know about investing in their 401K or a self-directed IRA, and advice to college students on managing their debt. Enjoy!
Kathryn Landis: What are the six indicators of a highly effective team?
Kathryn Landis is an executive and team coach, keynote speaker, and go-to-market strategy advisor to senior executives. She’s an award-winning leader of Fortune 500 companies including American Express, Automatic Data Processing, and News Corporation. Kathryn holds an MBA from Northwestern University, a Certificate in Executive and Organizational Coaching from Columbia University, a Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University, and a BS from Indiana University. Moreover, she is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), a National Diversity Council Certified Diversity Professional (NDCCDP), and a faculty member of New York University's Integrated Marketing Masters program.
In episode 405 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Kathryn decided on Indiana University for her undergraduate experience, what was special about Delta Gamma, whether universities should embrace AI, how fraternity and sorority leaders can motivate their members, what are the six indicators of a highly effective team, what are some of the opportunities and challenges leaders are facing today, how companies can attract and retain Gen Z employees, what are some strategies to overcome the disconnect at work between the generational differences, and how students can articulate what they know in order to get hired. Enjoy!
Colin Campbell: What is the formula to launch a successful startup?
Colin C. Campbell has been a serial entrepreneur for over 30 years and is the author of Start. Scale. Exit. Repeat.: Serial Entrepreneurs’ Secrets Revealed! that debuted #1 Best Seller on Amazon. He has founded and scaled various internet companies that collectively have reached a valuation of almost $1 billion. Having successfully navigated the exits of companies like Tucows Interactive, Internet Direct Canada, Hostopia, GeeksForLess, and .CLUB Domains, Campbell has not only cemented his name as a start-up expert but has also collected an array of accolades – including spots on the Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000 rosters for several years in a row. He currently runs an incubator with several successful companies including Paw.com, Escape Club, HipOptical, Pencila and others. A sought-after speaker in the world of entrepreneurship, Campbell has spoken at several high-profile universities and events. He also leads Startup Club, with almost one million members continuing to share his experiences as he interviews experts, authors, and serial entrepreneurs.
In episode 404 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Colin decided to attend University of Toronto Scarborough, what inspired him to write the book 'Start. Scale. Exit. Repeat', what is the formula to launch a successful startup, how you can hire the right people to help your company grow, how you can dress for success online, what is a mistake that newcomers often make, what are some startups that he didn't pursue, what is a good scaling strategy for businesses, and what does the ideal exit strategy look like. Enjoy!
Wow, really enjoyed talking to Michael about how University Students can position themselves about a successful career in entrerpreneurship so they can Start. Scale. Exit. Reopeat. The host really gets deep. A great podcast to start your journey in life.
Great Guests! Great Fun!
Thank you, Michael. Confession: I am not in college, nor did I pledge as an undergrad. However, I do love all things collegiate. I’m so glad I listened to Fraternity Foodie. I gained insight from Wade Thomas on Heart-Based leadership and especially from Dr. Reesa Woolf regarding public speaking and how to plan your TED Talk!! Love Love!! Michael, this is wonderful. @drcynthiacolon
Very informative and a fun listen.
Lots of good tips in a short period of time. Well worth a listen even for those with a short attention span. Great job!
Especially loved the episode with Dr. Thomas Hemingway you just did. Thanks for the great podcast!