“Think About It…” Podcast Schedule

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“Think About It…” Podcast Schedule

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March 5: Donna Finnie
Donna Finnie is the HBU head women’s basketball coach. She was named the fifth head coach in program history in April 2013. As a native of Edinburgh, Scotland, she became the first international coach ever to be the head coach of a NCAA Division 1 basketball team. She is the winningest coach at the Division 1 level in the HBU basketball program’s history.

To learn more, visit HBU Athletics.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #47 Donna Finnie – Head Women’s Basketball Coach.

March 12: Cristina Ramos
Cristina Ramos has served as director of TRiO Student Support Services since 2015. The program serves first-generation college students, students who meet U.S. Department of Education income guidelines, and students who have a documented disability.

To learn more, visit TRiO Student Support Services.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #55 Christina Ramos – Director Student Support Services.

March 19: Christian Guzman & Tyler Helaire
Christian Guzman earned an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from HBU before pursuing a Master’s in Education (All-level PE specialty). As a student athlete, he ran and set records in the 60, 110 and 400-meter hurdles, and was a punter for the football team (#39). Tyler Helaire earned a Bachelor’s in Business Management, and continued on to the Master’s in Human Resource Management program. As a defensive lineman (#96), Helaire was an integral part of the HBU football team.
Christian would like to play in the NFL and be a high school teacher and coach. Tyler would like to open a sports complex.

To learn more, visit HBU Athletics and the HBU Graduate School.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #48 Christian Guzman & Tyler Helaire – Graduate Student Athletes.

March 26: Shelby Stafford & Michael Leanes
Shelby Stafford earned a degree in Christianity with a minor in Classics from HBU before going on to the Master of Arts in Theological Studies. In addition to her work as a student, she is an administrative assistant for the West University Baptist Church. Michael Leanes completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology before entering the HBU Master of Fine Arts program, specializing in Sculpture. Leanes creates furniture out of wood and metal, and owns Michael Leanes Design (MichaelLeanes.com).

To learn more, visit the HBU Graduate School.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #49 Shelby Stafford & Michael Leanes – Graduate Students.

April 2: Allyson Cates
Cates serves as the director of HBU Graduate Admissions. She has helped oversee the modernization and growth of the department. During the 2017-2018 school year, the HBU Graduate School reached 1,000 students for the first time. Recently, the department joined forces with the Pampell Online Division for even greater effectiveness.

To learn more, visit the HBU Graduate School.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #50 Allyson Cates – Director, HBU Graduate Admissions.

April 9: Craig Ferrell
Dr. Craig Ferrell has an extensive background including roles as a police officer, detective, attorney and professor. He now serves as a program coordinator and assistant professor of Criminal Justice and Law for the HBU Department of Law and Society. The first two graduates of the HBU Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice program received their diplomas in December 2017.

To learn more, visit the HBU School of Humanities.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #51 Craig Ferrell – Program Coordinator, Criminal Justice.

April 16: Theresa Fuqua
Head track coach, Coach Fuqua has built a successful program and started the BacktheTrack campaign. Additionally, each year, she supports volunteer events such as the Husky Hustle 5K. In 2017, she received the Hallmark Award during the Spirit of HBU Awards ceremony.

To learn more, visit HBU Athletics.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #52 Theresa Fuqua – Head Track Coach.

April 23: Candace Desrosiers & Sarah Holland
Candace Desrosiers is associate vice president for HBU Alumni & University Relations. As a graduate of HBU, Desrosiers is passionate about engaging alumni and friends of the University. Sarah Holland is the director of University Events & Conferences. She helps coordinate many HBU events. For the first time this year, the University will offer Camp HBU. The camp is for children ages 10 to 15, and will be held Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20, 2018.

To learn more, visit Camp HBU.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #53 Candace Desrosiers & Sarah Holland – University Events.

April 30: Rhonda Furr
Professor of Music and University Organist in the School of Fine Arts, Dr. Furr has influenced countless lives during her nearly three decades at HBU. One of her greatest accomplishments is helping make the magnificent Smith Organ in Belin Chapel a reality.

To learn more, visit the HBU Department of Music.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #54 Rhonda Furr – Professor of Music.

May 7: Gregg Keiffer
Dr. Gregg Keiffer is an assistant professor of Management in the HBU Archie W. Dunham College of Business. Keiffer earned his bachelor’s and MBA from HBU, and went on to work in the corporate world. He recently completed his doctorate and came back to HBU, this time as a professor.

To learn more, visit the Archie W. Dunham College of Business.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #55 Gregg Keiffer – Assistant Professor of Management.

May 14: Charles Bacarisse
Charles Bacarisse is vice president for Major Gifts in the HBU Office of Advancement. His team helps ensure that the University remains fiscally healthy, and maintains partnerships. Charles is known for building relationships and for being an effective public speaker; he often serves as an emcee at University events.

To learn more, visit HBU Advancement.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #56 Charles Bacarisse – Vice President of Major Gifts.

May 21: Chris Kugler
Chris Kugler is as an assistant professor of Theology, and an online program coordinator for Theology. His primary teaching focuses on Jesus and Paul in their second-temple, Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts.

To learn more, visit the HBU School of Christian Thought.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #57 Chris Kulger – Assistant Professor of Theology.

May 28: Gary Hartenburg 
Director of the HBU Honors College and an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Hartenburg specializes in ancient philosophy, and especially enjoys exploring business ethics. He teaches at the undergraduate level, in the Honors College, and at the graduate level.

To learn more, visit HBU School of Humanities.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #58 Gary Hartenburg – Assistant Professor of Philosophy 

June 5: Randy & Cindy Garbs
Randy Garbs went to HBU in the 1970s and majored in Chemistry and Biology. He graduated in 1976, and later returned to earn his MBA in 1983. In 1990, Randy and Cindy were married; their connection with HBU continued when Cindy Garbs served as the HBU Vice President of Advancement. The Garbs love HBU and its mission, and have set up a personal foundation with HBU as a beneficiary.

To learn more, visit HBU Advancement & HBU Graduate School.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #59 Randy & Cindy Garbs – Alumnus and Donors.

June 11: Jodey Hinze
Dr. Jodey Hinze is dean of the School of Humanities and an assistant professor of Legal Studies. As an attorney, his expertise lies in business law, civil litigation and tax law with an emphasis in estate planning. His academic interests include corporate criminal liability, legal hermeneutics, meta-ethics and applied ethics.

To learn more, visit HBU School of Humanities.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #60 Dr. Jodey Hinze – Dean of School of Humanities.

June 18: Vic Shealy
Vic Shealy is HBU’s head football coach. He was named the first head football coach in University history in 2012. Since the Huskies’ first official season in 2014, Shealy has built a NCAA team from the ground up. As a longtime coach, Shealy is known for emphasizing, not only the essentials of the game, but character development in his players.

To learn more, visit HBU Athletics.
To hear the podcast, visit Episode #61 Vic Shealy –  Head Football Coach.