From the category: Faculty & Staff

Defining leadership in the 21st century

Patricia O'Connell, PhD, Associate Professor of Business and Leadership, has devoted the past two years to developing a universal leader development model. This quest has taken her from the USA, to Italy, France and Hungary.

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Passion for education drives partnerships, service

Robin Kratzer is an educator who practices what she advocates. During the 2011-2012 academic year, she helped Lourdes students and area educators achieve their professional best while serving as the Director of School and Educational Partnerships.

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Enhancing student learning experiences with Culturally Responsive Teaching

Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) is defined by the National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems as a student-centered approach to learning within the cultural contexts of the learner. CRT is founded on the premise that the cultural practices of learners affect cognition and emotional processes.

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