10 episodes

A series of conversations that we hope will challenge and inspire our listeners to recognize that discernment doesn't end with a college degree.

Podcast Meets Purpos‪e‬ Lead and Serve

    • Self-Improvement

A series of conversations that we hope will challenge and inspire our listeners to recognize that discernment doesn't end with a college degree.

    S3E10: Student Body President Candidate Kaitlyn Steinhiser

    S3E10: Student Body President Candidate Kaitlyn Steinhiser

    Listen to a conversation with Candidate for Student Body President Kaitlyn Steinhiser! Don't forget to vote on April 17. The information will be in your Valpo emails. :)

    • 21 min
    S3E9: Student Body President Candidate Isis Zaki

    S3E9: Student Body President Candidate Isis Zaki

    Join me in a one-on-one interview with Candidate for Student Body President, Isis Zaki! Don't forget to vote on April 17th. The information will be in your Valpo emails. :)

    • 26 min
    S3E8: Megan Williams; To the Class of 2020

    S3E8: Megan Williams; To the Class of 2020

    You're not alone. We're in this together. Reach out to one another, take care of yourselves, and thank you so much to our Homecoming Queen Megan Williams for having a tough conversation about her Valpo story. 

    • 31 min
    S3E7: President Annika Brown

    S3E7: President Annika Brown

    Join us in celebrating President's Day with an interview with Valparaiso University's Student Body President, Annika Brown. 

    • 23 min
    S3E6: A Two-Sided Story

    S3E6: A Two-Sided Story

    We're joined on today's episode by Rebecca Deng, of South Sudan's Dinka tribe. She is one of the 89 Lost Girls who came to the United States in 2000 as a refugee after living eight years in Kakuma Refugee Camp in northern Kenya. The violence she experienced as a child during the Second Sudanese Civil War (1983-2005) has given her a deep empathy for children and young adults who face similar situations today. She became a US citizen in 2006. Today Rebecca is an international speaker and advocate for women and children who have been traumatized and victimized by war. She has spoken at the United Nations and served as a Refugee Congress delegate at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Washington DC. She also led a sixty-five person team of referendum workers at the 2011 Out of the Country Voting Center for the South Sudanese Independence Referendum. She worked with the American Bible Society's Mission Trauma Healing program, formerly called She's My Sister.

    • 28 min
    S3E5: Meet Our Director!

    S3E5: Meet Our Director!

    Dr. David Henreckson is the new director of the Institute for Leadership and Service at Valparaiso University. We learn about what his purpose his, his vision for the position, and how he plans to encourage students to find their identity outside of their degree. Join us in welcoming him to Valpo! Feel free to stop by his office in the Helge Center for coffee.

    • 21 min

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