Speakers Bureau

Speakers Bureau

Speakers by Topic

Lourdes' Speakers Bureau is a free service offered to the community and features a host of dynamic and educational speakers and topics.

Art

Todd Matteson, M.F.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Art History
Ceramics (history, wheel thrown, hand blown)
Design Fundamentals

Business

Coleena Ali, M.B.A.
College of Business and Leadership
Topics:
Business Strategy and Sustainability
Talent Management


Ryan Butt, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topics:
Non-Profit Sector Regulation
Social Ventures & Non-Profits


Jean Kujawa, M.B.A.
College of Business and Leadership
Topics:
Future Generations
Small Businesses
Trends/Directions


Paul Longenecker, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topics:
Non-Profit
Succession Planning


Dean Ludwig, Ph.D.
Admissions
Topic:
Creativity and Innovation in Business


Patti Skaff, M.O.L.
College of Business and Leadership
Topics:
Exporting
International Business

Diversity Issues

Thomas Estrella, M.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Stereotypes


Dale Lanigan, Ed.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Immigration
Multicultural Diversity


Joyce Litten, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Diversity in Communities


Teddi Moorman, M.Ed.
Student Support Services
Topic:
Diversity Issues


Patricia O'Connell, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic:
Why diversity training is no longer relevant

Education

Michael French, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Learning Differences


Karen Roadruck, M.Ed.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Classroom Management


Carol Schwartz, Ph.D.
Colelge of Education and Human Services
Topics:
Distance Learning/Online Education
Educational Program Design, Management, and Assessment
Generational Learning
Technology Integration for Learning


Michael Smith, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topics:
Catholic Education
Educational Facility Planning
Teacher Education

Employment Issues

Ryan Butt, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic
Internships


Teddi Moorman, M.Ed.
Student Support Services
Topic:
Career Counseling


Carol Schwartz, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Staff Development


Rebecca Zechman, M.S.N.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Managing Teams
Staff Delegation and Supervision

Environment

Mark Christensen, M.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Environmental Responsibility


James Minesky, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Ecological and/or Water Footprints
Sustainable Living


Sr. Rosine Sobczak, O.S.F., M.S.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Leave No Child Inside
Naturalist Education

Ethics

Mark Christensen, M.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Animal Research Ethics
Christian Ethics
Ethics and Morality
General Research Ethics
Medical Ethics


Paul Longenecker, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic:
Ethical Leadership

Family

Terry Keller, M.S.W., M.B.A.
College of Education and Human Services
Topics:
Fatherhood Involvement
Parent-Child Relationships

Finances

Robert Campbell, M.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Psychology of Financial Decision Making


Jean Kujawa, M.B.A.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic:
Economic and Financial Literacy

Health

Judy Didion, Ph.D.
College of Nursing
Topic:
HIV Prevention


Julie Kruse, Ph.D.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Depression (in Women)
Disease Prevention
Female Navy & Postpartum Depression
Health Promotion
Women's Mental Health


Joyce Litten, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
HIV / AIDS Education


Lauren Maziarz, M.S.N.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Chronic Diseases
Community Health
Health Behavior Theory


Kristin Moline, M.S.Ed.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Alternative Healing
Nutrition


Teddi Moorman, M.Ed.
Student Support Services
Topic:
Dependency Issues


Liz Nims, M.S.N.
College of Nursing
Topic:
Women's Health


Karen Roadruck, M.Ed.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Children & Television


Amy Spangler, M.S.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Adolescence/Childhood Health
Infancy Issues


Rebecca Zechman, M.S.N.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Health Assessment
Health Care Quality

Higher Education

Mary Arquette, B.S.
Institutional Advancement
Topic:
Lourdes University


Holly Baumgartner, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Higher Education: Assessment, evaluation, and accreditation


Robert Detwiler, Ph.D.
Advising
Topics:
Academic Advising
Higher Education
Student Success in Higher Education


Christine Knaggs, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Low Socioeconomic Students in Higher Education


Teddi Moorman, M.Ed.
Student Support Services
Topic:
Graduate School Process


Michael Smith, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Accreditation Standards


Rebecca Zechman, M.S.N.
College of Nursing
Topic:
Selecting the Right College Program for You

History

Mary Robinson, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Ancient History
European History
Medieval History
Middle East
Modern Europe
Religious History

Leadership

Robert Detwiler, Ph.D.
Advising
Topics:
Leadership Development
Using Statistics and Data in Leadership Decision-Making


Paul Longenecker, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic:
Values-Based Leadership


Patricia O'Connell, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topics:
21st Century Leadership Development
Connective leadership
Five Simple Webs of Belief for Leader Development
Global leadership


Michael Smith, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topics:
Administration and Supervision
Leadership Development

Literature

Susan Shelangoskie, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
British Literature
Photographic Process and Romantic Narratives
Technology and Literature
Victorian Literature and Culture


Peter Sibilio, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Classics: Greek & Latin Literature

Marketing & Media

Heather Hoffman, B.A.
Institutional Advancement
Topic:
Social Media


Jean Kujawa, M.B.A.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic:
Relational Marketing


Carla Leow, B.F.A.
Institutional Advancement
Topics:
Designing with White Space
Graphic Design for Beginners
Graphic Design with IBM & MAC


Jennifer Sader, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic:
Social Media

Miscellaneous

Cindy Hurst, B.A.
Institutional Advancement
Topic:
Grant research and writing


Patricia O'Connell, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic:
International immersions and global perspectives


Patti Skaff, M.O.L.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic:
International Travel


Michael Smith, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Strategic Planning

Music

Karen Biscay, M.M.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Choral Programs
Music History
Solo Programs
Vocal Training (youth, adult)

Music / Health

Roberta Justice, M.M.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Music for Health
Music Therapy

Nursing

Judy Didion, Ph.D.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Nursing Education
Nursing Leadership
Public Health Nursing
Qualitative Research and Grounded Theory


Julie Kruse, Ph.D.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Program Assessment & Evaluation
Public Health Nursing


Lauren Maziarz, M.S.N.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Public Health Nursing
Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation


Amy Spangler, M.S.
College of Nursing
Topic:
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Primary Care Pediatrics


Rebecca Zechman, M.S.N.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Camp Nursing
Nursing Law
Rewards of a Career in Nursing

Politics & Law

Robert Detwiler, Ph.D.
Advising
Topic:
Legal Education


Dale Lanigan, Ed.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Political Campaigns/Elections


Jennifer Sader, Ph.D.
College of Business and Leadership
Topic:
Political Advocacy

Reading & Writing

Holly Baumgartner, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Rhetoric and writing


Michael French, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Reading Technology


Susan Shelangoskie, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Narrative Strategy in Selling Commercial Enterprises


Barbara Walters, M.Ed.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Reading Aloud (to Children, Great Books for Reading Aloud)

Safety

Michelle Vollmar, B.A.
Security and Safety
Topics:
ALICE Program/Training
Online & Child Predators

Science

Earl Heath, M.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Astronomy
Bacterial Predictors
Types of Rocks


Kristin Moline, M.S.Ed.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Herbs
Judging Science Fairs


Rosine Sobczak, M.S.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Microbiology


Amy Spangler, M.S.
College of Nursing
Topic:
Basic Sciences

Science / Education

Christine Knaggs, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topics:
Science Education
Writing in the Science Classroom

Self Improvement

Mark Christensen, M.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Critical Thinking and Decision Making
Problem Solving Self Improvement


Teddi Moorman, M.Ed.
Student Support Services
Topic:
Self Esteem & Stress Management


Rebecca Zechman, M.S.N.
College of Nursing
Topics:
Crucial Conversations and Confrontations
Public Speaking

Social Science

Robert Campbell, M.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Compliance Techniques
Eyewitness Testimony
Interpersonal Attraction
Social Cognition
Social Psychology


Thomas Estrella, M.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Abnormal Behavior
Human Behavior
Motivation, Aging and Sleep Physiology and Disorders
Psychology of Competition
Research Design


Joyce Litten, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Services
Topic:
Homelessness


Larry Murphy, M.A.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
Criminal Justice


Amy Spangler, M.S.
College of Nursing
Topic:
Developmental Psychology


Michelle Vollmar, B.A.
Security and Safety
Topic:
Criminal Justice

Theology

Geoffrey Grubb, Ph.D.
Academic Affairs
Topics:
Catholic Theology
History of Christianity
Sacraments Theology


Dale Lanigan, Ed.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topic:
World Religions


Sr. Shannon Schrein, O.S.F., Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Christology
Old & New Testaments


Peter Sibilio, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Bible specifics
General Christianity
Old & New Testaments


Rosine Sobczak, O.S.F., M.S.
College of Arts and Sciences
Topics:
Creation Spirituality
St. Francis and Ecology


Barbara Vano, M.A.
Mission and Ministry
Topic:
Franciscan Spirituality & History

 

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