Great Day to be a Tiger | Tiger Talks

Great Day to be a Tiger - Tiger Talks

Modeled on TED Talks, Tiger Talks will feature Holy Family speakers presenting timely, focused topics to members of the University community.

The Power and Necessity of Networking
James Bennett, Esquire '82
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Ellucian

This talk will focus on how individuals with limited professional experience can leverage the networks of others to help find appropriate positions – whether a first job post-college or the next step on the career ladder.

The Problem with the Problem of Immigration
Daniel Bramer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Arts & Sciences

This talk examines the debate on the current immigration crisis, and shows that both sides in the debate are failing to appreciate the deeper and more insidious underlying causes leading to the need for emigration/immigration. Dr. Bramer will show that we have certain ethical obligations to those around us and often ignore the deep ethical duties facing us in favor of more superficial responses that often serve either to delay or else to exacerbate the real problems that should be addressed.

Intentional Goal Setting and Mindfulness
Angela Cutchineal, MSHE, '06
Director of Experiential Learning

This talk will explore how setting goals and sticking to them can alter the trajectory of one’s life. Ms. Cutchineal will share her own experiences with intentionality and the power of being mindful in social situations, as a spiritual being, and with financial and career goals.

Think Like an Entrepreneur
Donald R. Goeltz, DPS
Associate Professor, School of Business Administration

This talk follows Dr. Goeltz’s own experience first as an entrepreneur, then as a teacher of entrepreneurship, and finally arriving at the realization that entrepreneurial thinking is a core concept. Dr. Goeltz will present five steps to start thinking like an entrepreneur.

Building Your Future: 4 Pillars to Winning in School and Life
Todd Logan, Ed.D.
Adjunct Professor, School of Business Administration

This talk will discuss the four pillars of Responsibility, Direction, Preparation, and Empowerment.

Understanding MS-13 and Violence in Central America
Jonathan Rosen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Rosen will present his research on Salvadoran Street gangs, which explores the issue of immigration from the perspective of people fleeing violence.

Be Who You Are and Be That Well
Kristin Sagedy, MSN, RN, CEN
Full-time Instructor, School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

This talk will explore the words of St. Francis deSales, their origins in Kristin’s life and the impact they have on her journey.

What I've Learned from the Students I've Taught
Claire Sullivan, Ed.D.
Professor, School of Education

Dr. Sullivan will present her experiences, insights, and perspectives gained from nearly five decades of teaching.