Racial Equity: What is the Call for Action for Higher Education?
Speaker: Bethany Johnson-Javois, CEO of the St. Louis Integrated Health Network Bethany Johnson-Javois, Former Ferguson Commission Managing Director and CEO of the St. Louis Integrated Health Network will engage with attendees to re-connect with their leadership purpose and reflect on lessons learned from her work to address community-level trauma and toxic stress spurred by the events in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014. Ms. Johnson-Javois will outline a series of … Read More
Salve Regina University’s Class of 2020 Invited to Apply for Leadership Program
Rising sophomores are invited to participate in Nuala Pell Leadership Development Program.
2016-2017 Nuala Pell Leadership Program Fellows Reflect on D.C.
The 2016-2017 cohort of Nuala Pell Leadership Fellows traveled to Washington, D.C. in October, 2017, to explore leadership. Evie O’Callaghan, a fellow in the program, shares her experience in the following blog post: Day One: Washington Early in the morning, on Sunday 16th October, fourteen bleary eyed Fellows gathered at Rodgers Rec, excited to take on a whirlwind trip to Washington D.C.! By lunchtime, we had our feet firmly on … Read More
Picks of the Week: Turn Down the Rhetoric
Donald Trump Pushes Conspiracy Theory that Obama Supports ISIS | ABC News Suspected Killer of British Lawmaker had ties to Neo-Nazi Group, Watchdog Says | Washington Post Pat Robertson: Gays & Islamists are Allies so ‘Let Them Kill Themselves’ | Right Wing Watch The flames of political passion are burning white-hot. Some have questioned the survival of the nation. Others have said the stakes cut to the core of a people’s identity. For … Read More
Nuala Pell Leadership Program Selects Fellows for 2016-2017
Newport, R.I. – Fourteen rising sophomores at Salve Regina University have been selected for an innovative leadership development program run by the Pell Center. Named in honor of the wife of U.S. Senator Claiborne Pell, the Nuala Pell Leadership Program builds student leaders for the twenty-first century. “In the first two years of the program, our student fellows have impressed us with their commitment, their desire to grow as leaders, … Read More
Educating the Innovators of the 21st Century
Can we teach innovation? Innovation requires whole-brain thinking — left-brain thinking for creativity and imagination, and right-brain thinking for planning and execution. Our current approach to education in science and technology, focuses on the transfer of information, developing mostly right-brain thinking by stressing copying and reproducing existing ideas rather than generating new ones. I will show how shifting the focus in lectures from delivering information to team work and creative … Read More