Description: Change is hard, even anticipated change, because it involves leaving the familiar and going into the unknown. Here are a few principles that can help you thrive in our current environment of constant change: Don't check out, know your value, and get involved.
Position: Director, Center for University Learning
Description: Think about the current model for success, where did it come from, and why? In the fast paced world we live in today the traditional model simply does not cut it any more, but there is one that will.
Position: Student, Electrical Engineering
Charlotte Frady '16 & Morgan Smith '16
Title: The Unknown Power of Local Support
Description: If every community in the country bought local and voted in local elections, we could put United back in the United States. Our mission is to inform the community, promote thought amongst the people (especially young people), and offer resources to get involved.
Position: Students, Bachelors in Integrative Studies
Title: Dirty Work: When doing your job right feels wrong...
Description: Some people day in and day out go to work and do physically, socially, or morally questionable jobs. This talk discusses what it's like to do "dirty work." Even if you think or are certain you don't do dirty work, you might be surprised at your connection.
Position: Lecturer, School of Communication and Media
Description: In a time where whole books can be downloaded in a matter of seconds, why isn't the paper book obsolete?
Position: Student, Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Karen Hypolite
Title: S.T.E.M.: Using Thinking and Creativity to Reveal the Unknown
Description: By understanding the fundamentals requisite to engaging in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, we are able to approach the scientific enterprise in a very dynamic way. This engagement involves thinking, creativity, trial and error, experimentation, research, and develpoment that provides a pathway to reveal the unknown.
Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, College of Science and Mathematics
Description: Are you bringing your whole self with you to every opportunity? This TEDx Talk is about leading with authenticity and vulnerability.
Position: Assistant Director, Orientation and Transition Programs
Ryder Deaton '18
Title: Brighten up your FUTURE
Description: There is demand for a change in the way energy is produced. Come learn about the latest updates to renewable energy sources.
Position: Student, Bachelors in Business & Engineering
Shea Holland '18
Title: Young Professional Engagement: Using Your Voice
Description: Finding your voice is an experience most individuals have in college, but after leaving college, young professionals tend to be disengaged. Young professional involvement is not only beneficial for the individual, but it also benefits the community. Becoming engaged as a professional doesn't have to be a step out of your comfort zone, and the rewards for your personal and professional life are worth the time commitment.
Position: Student, International Conflict Management Doctorate Program