Program directors and faculty from Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement will share their expertise in the context of current events in a new livestream series: “Tulane School of Professional Advancement: Expert Ideas for an Evolving World,” beginning March 26.
“During this challenging time, we are glad to have SoPA faculty members with highly relevant knowledge in many areas,” said SoPA Dean Suri Duitch. “We want to help individuals and families successfully navigate the COVID-19 crisis. “We pride ourselves on partnering with the community and are excited to be a resource through a platform accessible to all.”
Topics to be discussed include emergency preparation for your family, cybersecurity tips for working from home, successfully supervising and teaching children while working at home, digital design skills for all professionals, philanthropy and COVID-19, and legal positioning. Each of the sessions is formatted to help educate the general community during the current climate of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We pride ourselves on partnering with the community and are excited to be a resource through a platform accessible to all.”
- SoPA Dean Suri Duitch
Thursday, March 26 at 12 pm: “Preparing and Protecting Your Family in an Emergency” - Dr. Michael M. Wallace, Professor of Practice and Program Director, Emergency and Security Studies
Friday, March 27 at 12 pm: “Tips for Supporting Learning at Home for your K-12 Student” – Dr. Keri Randolph, Director of K-12 Programs, Professor of Practice
Tuesday, March 31 at 10 am: “Design Principles to Live By,” Dr. Amanda Garcia, Director of Digital Design and Media Arts, Professor of Practice
Thursday, April 2 at 12 pm: "Emerging Cybersecurity Roles in Industry,” Ralph Russo Director, Information Technology Programs Dept., Professor of Practice
Monday, April 13 at 12pm: “Movement with Children at Home,” Dr. Tyra Mitchell, Professor of Practice, Exercise Science
Wednesday, April 15 at 12 pm: "Protecting Your Legal Position in the Face of COVID-19,” Robyn Ice, Program Director, Professor of Practice, General Legal and Applied Business Studies
Thursday, April 16 at 12 pm: "Philanthropy and Crisis Response," Dr. Halima Leak Francis, Program Director and Professor of Practice, Master of Public Administration