"What I do you cannot do; but what you do, I cannot do. The needs are great, and none of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful."
— Teresa Calcutta
One of the great reminders emphasized in our True Colors class is about the contribution of individual staff members. Everyone has something to contribute to our departments and to Student Affairs. The specific attributes each person possesses strengthens teams and furthers the achievement of any goal. As our division moves forward, helping students, student success is our primary focus. In order to help our students be successful, our collaboration as staff is imperative. Like Mother Teresa mentions, “we can do something wonderful” as long as we are all contributing our best for the common goal.
What are some ways we can ensure collaboration is taking place in our departments?
Next time you are in a meeting or coming up with a new process for student success, remember to collaborate with your coworkers and to acknowledge the items above.
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
— Helen Keller
Senior Training Specialist,
Student Financial Aid and Enrollment Services
Any questions or comments? Please send us an email at VPSA@utsa.edu.