September 28, 2014 by Orr Fellowship

Connections—we all find energy, joy and inspiration from the people, places and things we connect to in our life. From a young age, we hope to connect with our fellow classmates and have someone to sit with at the lunch table. Later, we learn how to network and make connections …

September 21, 2014 by Orr Fellowship

8 year-old me waiting for dinner: “Dad, I’m starving.”  My Dad: “No, Sara, you’re not.” I wasn’t really starving, but we’ve all said it. We’re human, we get hungry. But struggling with hunger? Actually not having food to put on the table?  That’s another story.   Once in a while …

September 15, 2014 by Orr Fellowship

For Orr Fellows, leadership and determination aren’t concepts limited to the workplace. While lessons learned in BLM’s (business leadership meetings) and design thinking courses benefit the 9-5, a recent community event highlighted what happens when innovation meets community outreach. Last week, in partnership with Indy Hunger Network, Indy Do Day, and Elanco, the Orr Fellowship participated in a community …

September 11, 2014 by Orr Fellowship

Phil Tarnowski is a first-year Orr Fellow and Marketing Specialist at host-company Performance Assessment Network (PAN Testing). Phil is the co-founder of career advice blog, Schooltime-to-Fulltime. The blog educates college students on how to land their dream job and prepare for the working world while in college. Please enjoy this …

September 9, 2014 by Orr Fellowship

The Orr Fellowship recently gathered at Langham Logistics for a Business Leader Meeting (BLM) with co-founder and CEO Cathy Langham. In addition to being a respected leader in the world of supply-chain process management, Langham has served as the chair of the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce and vice-chair of the …

September 4, 2014 by Orr Fellowship

I am not creative. I never have been. My brush with innovation and creativity was limited to the clay dragon I made in fourth grade art class. Yet, I’ve always thought of myself as a good thinker. As someone who can look at a problem and see it from different …

September 3, 2014 by Orr Fellowship

..Or so I heard. Last fall I entered my senior year of college and immediately began planning for “life after DePauw.”  I loved my college experience so much that I couldn’t imagine the transition from life as a coed to life as a 9-5’er. Questions I asked myself: How am …