Nathanial Garrod

Category Archives: Student Affairs

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 · Leave a 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

My Creative Component

As many of you know, I am a second-year graduate student at Oklahoma State University, earning my masters degree in June 2013. As part of my required creative component for … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a Comment

10 Things I Have Learned at UCO

During the past two academic years, as I have pursued my masters degree at Oklahoma State University, I have had a graduate assistantship about 50 miles down the road at … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · 2 Comments


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