Tom Borrup ’15 (PhD Leadership & Change) was the keynote speaker at the Gwangju Urban Design Forum in Gwangju, Korea. He is Principal for Creative Community Builders and Director of Graduate Studies for the University of Minnesota’s College of Continuing Education. He recently collaborated with fellow alumnus Dr. Tom Ellison ’15 on a planning project to designate and build social and civic infrastructure for a Creative Industry Zone in Utah.
Dr. Harriet Schwartz ’09 (GSLC, PhD) served as the keynote speaker for the Cedar Crest College summer 2022 faculty development day. With Relational Cultural Theory as a foundation, Schwartz presented her work on relational teaching. In addition, she engaged the faculty in dialogue regarding authenticity, role, and relational clarity in the teaching space. Schwartz is a Professor of Relational Practice and Higher Education in the Graduate School of Leadership and Change.