2013 Institute Presentations

Striving for a Culture of Inclusive, Organic, and Appropriately Vulnerable Reflection

Presenter: Jake Grohs
Professional Title:  Associate Director for Student Engagement, VT Engage: The Community Learning Collaborative
Institution: Virginia Tech
Background Experience: Jake Grohs coordinates the Students Engaging and Responding through Volunteer Experiences Living Learning Community (SERVE LLC) and instructs SERVE-specific sections of the LDRS 1015-1016 Exploring Citizen Leadership curriculum.

College Students’ Search for Meaning and Purpose: What Role Does Identity and Environment Play?”

Perry L. Glanzer (B.A., Rice University; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Southern California) is associate professor of educational foundations at Baylor University. He is the coauthor with Todd Ream of The Idea of a Christian College: A Rexamination for Today’s University(Cascade, forthcoming 2013), Christianity and Moral Identity in Higher Education (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009), and Christianity and Scholarship in Higher Education (Jossey-Bass, 2007).

The Sexual Contract: Curbing Destructive Sexual Behavior on College Campuses

Presenter: Angelo J. Letizia
Professional Title:  Doctoral Student, Educational, Policy, Planning and Leadership
Institution: The College of William and Mary
Background Experience: Angelo J. Letizia is an adjunct lecturer of European history at Old Dominion University. His  interests include neo-liberalism and capitalism’s effect on higher education.

Facebook, ‘Fakebook,’ or ‘Hatebook’?: Mediated Persona Management in the Formation and Expression of Millennial Student Values

Presenter: Lee Krähenbühl
Professional Title:  Assistant Professor of Communication, Speech and Theatre
Institution: Mercy College of Ohio
Background Experience: Lee Krähenbühl has taught communication ethics and public communication for 25 years, and has been involved in teaching and planning first year experience programs for the past two decades.

Incivility in the Classroom – Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Robert Hill holds an Ed.D. in higher education administration from Nova Southeastern University where, in 1993–1994, he was awarded one of two annual national graduate administrative fellowships.  He graduated in 1998 and has  since served as a  co-primary investigator of a National Science Foundation Grant, and has been awarded faculty research grants at two private universities.