On Fraternity Foodie, we will have some of the tough conversations in Fraternity and Sorority Life with the leading speakers and experts in the industry. We'll discuss topics such as hazing prevention, sexual assault prevention, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, mental health, recruitment, diversity, and any issue involving college students today to help make our campuses safer and stronger.
Dr. John McAllister: How do we get more diversity among tenured professors on a college campus?
Dr. John W. McAllister is a productive and recognized higher education scholar with professional experience in Graduate education, Blindness and visual impairments, Graduate Education Program Coordination, student affairs, academic program administration, and disability services management. Dr. McAllister maintains an active research agenda that examines race, gender, and disabilities in American higher education, diversity issues in colleges access and achievement; the effects of education policies and campus environments on racial/ethnic minority student outcomes; and access to programs and accommodations for students with disabilities. He also participates in multiple higher education and Blind and visually impaired professional associations via committees and certification and continuing education programs.
In episode 426 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out how moving to the white neighborhood of Ferguson, Missouri impacted Dr. McAllister as a child, why working with students who have disabilities is a lifelong passion, what his definition of student success is and how fraternities and sororities help student success, why he decided on Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. as a student organization, how do we change the narrative of Fraternities and Sororities to be more in line with our values, how we can make our student organizations more accessible to students with disabilities, what are his responsibilities at University of Arkansas at Little Rock as program coordinator for Rehab of the Blind, and how do we get more diversity among tenured professors on college campuses. Enjoy!
Dr. Andrea Arlington: How did the "Bling Ring" celebrity burglaries magnify your pain and struggle?
Dr. Andrea Arlington received her Doctorate in Consciousness Studies from the Emerson Theological Institute and is a Religious Science Minister with over 10 years of service in her spiritual community. She is a Certified ICF Life Coach, Family Recovery Coach, Daring Way Facilitator - based on author and researcher Brené Brown’s work. She is a speaker, author, online course developer, mother and grandmother. She has personally guided thousands of clients through healing toxic family relationships and issues related to addiction by teaching researched based tools and strategies to create connection and recovery. Dr. Andrea hopes to bring her seasoned expertise to the masses. She is a speaker, online course creator and author of the forthcoming book, "Revelations of a Bad Mom: A Journey of Loving Your Child into Recovery and Healing Your Family".
In episode 425 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out what happened when Dr. Andrea lost her brother Ben to addiction, how her daughter's heroin addiction impacted the family, how her own mothering contributed to the situation, how the "Bling Ring" celebrity burglaries magnified her struggle and pain, how her daughter was able to heal and renew, what are the healthy communication tools and strategies that she uses as a coach, and how she is able to support families to navigate the intricacies of recovery. Enjoy!
Mona Shah Joshi: What is the top cause of stress for college students?
Mona Shah Joshi is a passionate advocate for happiness and well-being. Since 1996, Mona has been a dedicated guide, leading teams and individuals on a transformative journey. With Mona on your team, you’ll learn how to discover your full potential by harnessing the power of your mind. Mona has helped countless students and faculty navigate academic and personal challenges with greater ease, contributing to a more positive and thriving campus community. With over 200,000 hours of transformative programs across four continents, Mona Shah Joshi stands as a beacon of inspiration. Her unwavering dedication to fostering joy, resilience, and renewed purpose has left an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of those fortunate enough to cross paths with her. In episode 424 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Mona chose University of Maryland Baltimore County for her undergraduate experience, what is Art of Living Foundation, what is the top cause of stress for college students, what breathing techniques can college students use when they feel stress coming on, what are some tools college students can use for guided relaxation, what are ways students can increase their energy, what are strategies for a happier and healthier life, and what are the five secrets of abundance. Enjoy!
Tim McHeffey: How do you motivate your people to perform better?
Tim McHeffey, MBA brings over 40 years of being on the firing line daily, demonstrating solutions to true-to-life management problems. Tim has worked with both large and small companies. He is a past seminar author and presented for both Skill-Path and Dun and Bradstreet, and has successfully trained thousands of business people. Tim resides in Center Moriches, NY, with his wife, Danielle. He has four children and seven grandchildren.
In episode 423 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out what has changed in Tim's Suffolk County Community College Business Administration class over the last two decades, what motivated Tim to write the book "Solving Sticky People Problems", how he is able to motivate his people, how to tell your employee that they have an odor problem, how to deal with your best employee who delivers stellar results but is also causing the most problems at the office, what to do if an employee goes out to lunch and comes back slurring their words and having difficulty walking straight, how do you effectively delegate, how to organize productive meetings, and why goal setting doesn't always work. Enjoy!
Bailie White: How can college students overcome the stumbling blocks after graduation?
Bailie White is a Nashville, Tennessee girl at heart currently living in the charming town of Savannah, Georgia. After graduating school in Kentucky, she married her college sweetheart and life has taken them on a wildly fun ride ever since. Just five years after graduating college, she had started, scaled, and sold a six-figure business. Without a doubt, Bailie is hooked on entrepreneurship for life! Today, entrepreneurship looks less like traveling the world and owning a travel company, and more like podcasting and speaking to college women about taking ownership of their own lives and living out their own brands of beautiful.
In episode 422 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Bailie chose Western Kentucky University, what made her want to join Alpha Delta Pi over other organizations, why she decided to sell her six-figure travel business, how students can overcome all the stumbling blocks after graduation, how students should think about life after graduation, what is a brand of beautiful, and what kinds of stories Bailie will be sharing on her new podcast. Enjoy!
Lorenzo P. Lewis: How do we create healthy spaces in terms of mental health for men & boys of color?
Lorenzo P. Lewis has been a keynote speaker at numerous venues across the country—from organizations to universities to government agencies—exploring themes such as toxic masculinity, therapy taboos, and more. He has also presented at TEDxFayetteville and TEDxPointParkUniversity. His work has been featured in countless media outlets including Oprah Magazine, BET, CNN’s Great Big Story, NPR’s Weekend Edition, Revolt on PBS, Black Enterprise, Men’s Health, Huffington Post, as well as brands such as Kenneth Cole and the Minnesota Vikings. He has also made appearances on Love & Respect with Killer Mike, Jay Z’s Roc Nation, Nick Cannon Mornings, The Today Show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions, and more.
In episode 421 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out how Lorenzo almost re-entered the system of mass incarceration at age 17, why he chose HBCU's and Arkansas Baptist College for his undergraduate experience, why he decided to join Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, what is the Confess Project and what have been the results thus far, what are some of the Mental Health Advocate and Trainer certifications that he offers, what is his advice to the college students listening now that also want to be thought leaders in their niche, how do we create healthy spaces in terms of mental health for men and boys of color, and what it felt like to get awards from NAMI and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Wow, really enjoyed talking to Michael about how University Students can position themselves about a successful career in entrerpreneurship so they can Start. Scale. Exit. Reopeat. The host really gets deep. A great podcast to start your journey in life.
Great Guests! Great Fun!
Thank you, Michael. Confession: I am not in college, nor did I pledge as an undergrad. However, I do love all things collegiate. I’m so glad I listened to Fraternity Foodie. I gained insight from Wade Thomas on Heart-Based leadership and especially from Dr. Reesa Woolf regarding public speaking and how to plan your TED Talk!! Love Love!! Michael, this is wonderful. @drcynthiacolon
Very informative and a fun listen.
Lots of good tips in a short period of time. Well worth a listen even for those with a short attention span. Great job!
Especially loved the episode with Dr. Thomas Hemingway you just did. Thanks for the great podcast!