Fielding Alum Gisela Wendling Promoted to CEO of Grove Consultants International

2023-10-17T11:14:28-07:00

School of Leadership Studies Alum Promoted to CEO Dr. Gisela Wendling, Ph.D., (2005) was promoted to CEO of Grove Consultants International, one of the leading OD consulting firms in the world. Founded in 1977 by David Sibbet, The Grove Consultants International helps organizations, teams, and individuals envision and achieve change. They were among the first in the field of organization development to use visual techniques and tools in their work. With roots in visual facilitation, over several decades they have broadened their offerings to include team effectiveness, strategic planning, organization change, and communication design. They guide their clients through immersive and interactive processes. [...]

Fielding Alum Gisela Wendling Promoted to CEO of Grove Consultants International2023-10-17T11:14:28-07:00

Fielding Reception at ILA 2023 Vancouver, Canada

2023-10-20T11:27:39-07:00

Join Us for a Night of Connection and Celebration at the Fielding Reception - ILA 2023 Vancouver!  Date: Friday, October 13, 2023 Time: 07:30 pm PDT to 08:30 pm PDT Location: Century Plaza Hotel, 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada The Office of Alumni Relations is thrilled to invite you to the highly anticipated Fielding Reception, a memorable evening of camaraderie and engagement during the ILA 2023 conference in Vancouver. This event promises to be a highlight of the conference, bringing together scholars, educators, and learners from around the world for an unforgettable gathering. Connect [...]

Fielding Reception at ILA 2023 Vancouver, Canada2023-10-20T11:27:39-07:00

ODC Doctoral Student Lynn Sitanimezi Invited Speaker at Boston University’s Black Media Symposium

2023-10-05T18:38:09-07:00

The Business Impact of DEI on Media Lyn Sitanimezi Lynn Sitanimezi ODC Doctoral Student was invited to participate as a speaker at a day-long symposium at BU. As part of a panel of DEI leaders, she illustrated why creating inclusive workplaces foster psychological safety and offered expert tips on how to create such flourishing work cultures. Black Media: Reflecting on the Past and Reimagining the Future is a day-long symposium created to highlight Black media professionals and their innovative and important work in the journalism, PR, marketing, advertising, and film industries. Symposium speakers have broken barriers in their [...]

ODC Doctoral Student Lynn Sitanimezi Invited Speaker at Boston University’s Black Media Symposium2023-10-05T18:38:09-07:00

Director of Alumni Relations, Hilary S. Lyn, MS, MA, Receives the 2023 Clarion Award for Best Conference

2023-09-29T10:52:48-07:00

The Association for Women in Communications' prestigious Clarion Awards, which have celebrated excellence in communication since its inception in 1973, have recognized Hilary S. Lyn for her outstanding achievement in the field. Hilary S. Lyn, M.S., M.A. The Clarion Awards, aptly named after the medieval trumpet renowned for its clarity, acknowledge excellence across 100 categories within the vast spectrum of communication disciplines. These accolades are highly coveted by both women and men and are symbolic of excellence in communication. Recipients of Clarion Awards hail from media conglomerates, leading corporations, small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions. Hilary's achievement stems [...]

Director of Alumni Relations, Hilary S. Lyn, MS, MA, Receives the 2023 Clarion Award for Best Conference2023-09-29T10:52:48-07:00

Four Arrows to Present at the 78th United Nations General Assembly’s Science Summit

2023-09-12T11:46:00-07:00

Four Arrows to Present at the 78th United Nations General Assembly’s Science Summit Fielding’s School of Leadership Studies doctoral faculty member Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Jacobs, Ph.D., Ed.D., will participate in a panel discussion at the 9th Edition of the Science Summit at the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 78), which takes place from Sept. 12-29. During UNGA 78, world leaders will discuss and debate how to confront the global polycrisis while finding strategies to take action on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Summit’s theme centers on the role and contribution of science to attaining the [...]

Four Arrows to Present at the 78th United Nations General Assembly’s Science Summit2023-09-12T11:46:00-07:00

Fielding Doctoral Student Susan Armiger Named to Forbes 50 Over 50

2023-09-10T17:52:35-07:00

Fielding doctoral student named to the 2023 Forbes 50 Over 50 Susan Armiger, doctoral student Fielding Graduate University doctoral student and CEO of Walnut Creek, CA nonprofit Catalight has been named to the 2023 Forbes 50 Over 50 List of notable women. Susan Armiger, CEO of Catalight, the nonprofit behavioral health care provider, has been honored along with luminaries such as Jamie Lee Curtis, leading autism advocate Dr. Temple Grandin, and Special Olympics CEO Mary Davis. Susan has had a profound impact on behavioral health treatment. When she joined Catalight's precursor organization in 2011, it was a small, local nonprofit serving 500 clients with developmental [...]

Fielding Doctoral Student Susan Armiger Named to Forbes 50 Over 502023-09-10T17:52:35-07:00

New Book from Dr. Jennifer N. Bacon I Am an Antiracist Superhero: With Activities to Help You Be One Too!

2023-09-10T17:58:27-07:00

I Am an Antiracist Superhero "I Am an Antiracist Superhero: With Activities to Help You Be One Too!" released this week from Bala Kids publishing. It is a new book from author and Fielding faculty member Dr. Jennifer N. Bacon with illustrations by Letícia Moreno. The empowering story of the book inspires kids from all backgrounds to Look, Listen, Feel, and Act like antiracist superheroes, even in times of adversity (recommended for ages 4–8). The book tells the story of 6-year-old Malik, who after learning about racism in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, decides to [...]

New Book from Dr. Jennifer N. Bacon I Am an Antiracist Superhero: With Activities to Help You Be One Too!2023-09-10T17:58:27-07:00

Sowing Change: A Personal Journey in Pursuit of Environmental Impact

2023-08-21T17:47:52-07:00

by Elena I. Nicklasson  When the President’s Sustainability Advisory Council announced 2023 as Fielding’s Global Ecological and Social Justice Service Year, it ignited a spark within me to contribute. The urgency of environmental issues, especially in the face of a changing climate that will affect my eight-year-old's future, couldn't be ignored. I wanted to make a contribution that counted, and the perfect opportunity unexpectedly presented itself through my son's school and its annual science fair.  The alarming statistic that half of the world's topsoil has vanished over the last 150 years, losing a shocking 3.4 tons annually for every individual [...]

Sowing Change: A Personal Journey in Pursuit of Environmental Impact2023-08-21T17:47:52-07:00

Fielding Faculty, Alums Attending 83rd Annual Academy of Management Meeting this August

2023-08-07T06:04:16-07:00

Fielding will have a presence at the 83rd Annual Academy of Management (AOM)’s Annual Meeting from Aug.4-8 in Boston. This year’s theme centers on “Putting the Worker Front and Center.” For years, the Fielding community has developed a long-standing relationship with AOM and participates in the annual conference. Fielding community members present papers, seminars, and professional development workshops. In the past, our alums and faculty members served on the committees and received awards. Patrice Rosenthal, Ph.D. This year, Patrice Rosenthal, Ph.D., Human and Organizational Development doctoral faculty member is the Program Chair for the Organization Development and Change [...]

Fielding Faculty, Alums Attending 83rd Annual Academy of Management Meeting this August2023-08-07T06:04:16-07:00

Fielding Welcomes Dr. Jennifer N. Bacon to the Human and Organizational Development Faculty

2023-07-31T09:55:38-07:00

Jennifer N. Bacon, Ph.D. Jennifer N. Bacon, Ph.D. brings with her over two decades of experience in the field of education. Dr. Bacon earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Maryland, College Park, her MEd in Special Education from the University of Virginia, and her BA in Human Development from Mount Vernon College for Women (currently The George Washington University's Mount Vernon Campus). Dr. Bacon has served as Core Associate Professor and Department Chair in Education at Naropa University and Associate Dean for Naropa College. In addition to her in-depth experience in education, she [...]

Fielding Welcomes Dr. Jennifer N. Bacon to the Human and Organizational Development Faculty2023-07-31T09:55:38-07:00
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