On November 19th, I, along with two other members of my FYLI organization, went to an animal shelter called Colony Cats. While we were there we cleaned up all the rooms that the cats stayed in, then I went next door where the sick cats and very young kittens and their mothers stayed. With those cats I cleaned all their cages and gave them new food and water. This artifact is the logo to the shelter and it is important to me because, I like to remember where I have volunteered in the past and because I enjoyed it while helping, I may want to volunteer there in the future and this way I can easily find which shelter it was that I helped out at.

About Me

My name is Taylor Hafner and I am a first-year International Business and Marketing student in the Fisher College of Business with a minor in Communications. I am a member of the Business Scholars Program within the university. This program has made it easier to connect with people in my year as well as some people from the second year through the scholars peer mentors.

In regards to campus involvement, I am currently in 2 clubs/organizations. The first organization is nicknames FYLI, which stands for First Year Leadership Initiative. I joined this organization in September of 2017. In this org we learn and develop out leadership and professional development skills while doing fun activities during our weekly meeting, and have the occasional outing to places like the ARC and the North Market. The other club I am a member of is boxing club. I only joined this club recently, in January of 2018. This one is pretty self-explanatory — during our meetings we learn to box and also do other sorts of physical activity, like lifting weights or running.

Year in Review

[ “Year in Review”  is where you should reflect on the past year and show how you have evolved as a person and as a student.  You may want to focus on your growth in a particular area (as a leader, scholar, researcher, etc.) or you may want to talk about your overall experience over the past year.  For more information, go to: Delete these instructions and add your own post.]


[ “G.O.A.L.S.” is a place where students write about how their planned, current, and future activities may fit into the Honors & Scholars G.O.A.L.S.: Global Awareness, Original Inquiry, Academic Enrichment, Leadership Development, and Service Engagement. For more information, go to: Delete these instructions and add your own post.

Global Awareness: Students cultivate and develop their appreciation for diversity and each individual’s unique differences. For example, consider course work, study abroad, involvement in cultural organizations or activities, etc .
Original Inquiry: Honors & Scholars students understand the research process by engaging in experiences ranging from in-class scholarly endeavors to creative inquiry projects to independent experiences with top researchers across campus and in the global community. For example, consider research, creative productions or performances, advanced course work, etc.
Academic Enrichment: Honors & Scholars students pursue academic excellence through rigorous curricular experiences beyond the university norm both in and out of the classroom.
Leadership Development: Honors & Scholars students develop leadership skills that can be demonstrated in the classroom, in the community, in their co-curricular activities, and in their future roles in society.
Service Engagement: Honors & Scholars students commit to service to the community.]


[“Career” is where you can collect information about your experiences and skills that will apply to your future career.  Like your resume, this is information that will evolve over time and should be continually updated.   For more information, go to: Delete these instructions and add your own post.]