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Women’s Philanthropic Leadership Circle Honors Inspiring CEHD Students & Faculty

While every woman is powerful in her own right, women working together can be an even greater force for change—in their workplaces, in their communities, and in the world. Founded in 2002, the Women’s Philanthropic Leadership Circle (WPLC) was created to engage interest in philanthropy and channel it into initiatives that support women’s leadership. Our […]



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Integrated Care: A Team-Based Approach to Reduce Healthcare Costs and Improve Outcomes

In healthcare, there’s an increasing movement towards an integrated care approach. This model of medicine puts a focus on creating collaborative teams of medical and mental health professionals by treating the whole person – physically, psychologically, relationally, and spiritually. Alongside leading to better outcomes for patients, integrated care can greatly reduce healthcare costs. As a […]


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The Power of Connection: How Empathy Overcomes Adversity and Creates Student Success

How do we create an environment in our schools that encourages resilience, creates connection and empowers student success? My journey has taken me from a childhood marked by instability to the NFL to beginning my current role as first-year principal of Osseo High School in Minnesota, my second year in the district. Along the way, I’ve learned a lot about the power of empathy.