Katelyn Berezo, Seattle MAEd alum, is living the Antioch mission. She has been advocating for first-generation college students for years. She currently serves as the Mentorship Manager at Thrive Scholars, which helps students from underrepresented, low-income communities reach their goals during college. Berezo was recently interviewed about what it means to be a mentor in the article Mentoring Students to THRIVE.
PhD in Leadership and Change student Billie Groom recently authored The Connection Between the Canine-Guardian Bond, Cognition, and Behavior to Improve the Welfare of Domestic Dogs through The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. The piece highlights the need to provide caregivers/volunteers with advanced education and resources to address the emotional and cognitive needs of domestic canines to prevent surrender, euthanasia, and harmful actions, which can have negative repercussions on the caregiver. Groom is a Canine Cognitive Behavior Therapist and CEO of UPWARD Dogology. She is the creator of Canine Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CCBT), a scientifically proven methodology that addresses behaviors associated