March 21, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Psychology, University News|

Harlem Wizards LEAP Fundraiser

March 21, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Psychology, University News|

Basketball fans are in for an incredible treat when the Sport Psychology program at John F. Kennedy University brings the phenomenal Harlem Wizards team to Northgate High School in Walnut Creek on April 30, 2017 for a unique afternoon of athleticism and good old-fashioned fun. Started in 1962 by New York sports promoter Howie Davis [...]

Dean Michael Graney-Mulholland Seventy Mile Solo Trek to Self Discovery

Or how to celebrate your 70th birthday in style. In September of 2016, Dean of the College of Business and Professional Studies at John F. Kennedy University, Michael Graney-Mulholland embarked on a 70-mile hike along the California Central Coast to celebrate her 70th birthday. This unique style of celebrating milestone birthdays is not unusual [...]

What Now? A Panel on Immigration Law

On February 25, 2017, the John F. Kennedy University Office of Diversity, College of Law, and Undergraduate Success Center co-sponsored an ImmigrationLaw panel discussion with the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Immigration Section. Many students, alum, faculty, and members of the community attended this two-hour panel presentation. The event was moderated by Flavio Carvalho, an [...]

February 28, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Museum Studies, Psychology, University News|

Redefining Beauty: A Disability Advocacy Presentation with Dr. Alette Coble-Temple and Rick Guidotti

February 28, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Museum Studies, Psychology, University News|

Once in a while, an individual comes along who completely embodies the idea of perseverance; an individual whose determination to overcome all odds is at once inspiring and astonishing. Dr. Alette Coble-Temple is one such individual. Born with cerebral palsy, Dr. Alette Coble-Temple has gone on to earn a clinical doctorate degree, become a licensed [...]

The Latino Speaker Series: Inspiration for Underserved Populations

The world is full of stereotypes. They inform decision-making, interactions, even the way people think. Thier place in society may have recently been reopened to debate, but there is no question that some are outdated, unfounded, or just plain wrong. The Latino Speaker Series was created in part to eliminate the negative stereotypes surrounding the [...]

February 21, 2017|Events, Holistic Psychology, Psychology, University News|

The Holistic Research Center Opens Its Doors

February 21, 2017|Events, Holistic Psychology, Psychology, University News|

On March 5, 2017, John F. Kennedy University will hold a dedication celebration event for the new Holistic Research Center. A night of music and enlightened discussion will revolve around a panel featuring a number of preeminent experts in holistic psychology. Moderated by Dr. Doreen Maller, chair of Holistic Counseling Psychology at John F. Kennedy [...]

February 20, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Law, Legal Studies, University News|

Black Law Student Association Hosts Screening of ‘Soul of Justice’ Documentary

February 20, 2017|#EducationForChange, Events, Law, Legal Studies, University News|

On Feb. 8, 2017, The Black Law Student Association (BLSA) of John F. Kennedy College of Law in collaboration with Associate Dean and Professor of Law Chris Kanios began its’ Black History Month Celebration by hosting a movie night. The selected film was “Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson’s American Journey." Several students of diverse backgrounds [...]

Spiral Dynamics Theory and the 2016 Presidential Election

The election of Donald Trump has caused a lot of intense emotions. You might be elated that your side has finally won and those sensitive liberals are finally getting their due. The left’s proliferation of safe spaces, micro-aggressions, at least 50 new gender pronouns, etc. is viewed to be excessive from the perspective of the [...]

Director of the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy Speaks Out About Sustainability in Non-Profits

Solomon Belette, Director of the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University, wrote a powerful op-ed piece on the Brentwood Village Resource Center that was recently published in the Contra Costa Times. "In a recent East Bay Times article, “Brentwood’s Village Resource Center Gets Reprieve,” the community learned about the challenges the organization [...]

January 2, 2017|#EducationForChange, Museum Studies, University News|

‘Patient No More’ Exhibition at John F. Kennedy University Explores the Fight for Disability Rights.

January 2, 2017|#EducationForChange, Museum Studies, University News|

A new traveling exhibit, ‘Patient No More,’ uncovers the stories behind a turbulent April in 1977, when people with disabilities successfully launched protests across the nation to get Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 signed into law. Section 504 made it illegal for any federally funded facilities or programs to discriminate against people [...]

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