Nathanial Garrod

Category Archives: Student Affairs

During Fall Term, Time Seems to Move Faster

At work, the term has quickly moved from week three, all the way to week five in the blink of an eye. With a conference then some travel for work … Continue reading

November 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Building Community

When I handwrote this in my notebook the other week, I was a week behind on my goal of writing about interesting activities or interactions in my work every week. … Continue reading

October 25, 2019 · 1 Comment

A Whole New Term

I am Schroedinger’s box of stress lately – both relaxed and stressed at the same time as I head into the start of fall term at work. On one hand, … Continue reading

September 29, 2019 · 1 Comment

Handful of Thoughts on TPE & #SAsearch

You may not get a job from an interview at TPE. As a Student Affairs graduate student graduating inĀ  less months than the equivalent amount of money (in hundreds) you … Continue reading

March 8, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Post-NASPA WRC Overview

Earlier this week, I attended the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Western Regional Conference (WRC). Largely, I attended because I had a proposal for presentation accepted. After chatting … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

No More #sagradprobs

As a creator, I have learned that when one creates things, they have a habit of growing beyond the original, a habit of becoming new, of repurposing to fit the … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a Comment

One Word 2014

As far as I know here in late December of 2013, while I sit in a coffee shop in Northwest Portland contemplating how far I have come in the pat … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Reflection on 2013 Priorities

As 2013 comes swiftly to a close and 2014 is about to dawn, I think it is important to reflect on my priorities from 2013, and how successful I was. … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Waiting for Patience at a Bus Stop

While I was headed to the east side yesterday, I found myself at a bus stop. What was supposed to be a four minute turned into ten minutes, turned into … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 1 Comment