Podcast by CEW+ at the University of Michigan
Holding Space for Yourself featuring Courtney Reid
This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Courtney Reid, MSW, LMSW, and counseling program manager at CEW+. Courtney aims to help others define their concept of well-being, identify meaningful goals and accomplish them while honoring their inner resiliency by giving consideration to one’s biopsychosocial circumstances. Courtney shares her insights about imagining possibilities and mindfulness for those seeking to further refine their educational and professional pursuits. Make sure to listen to the end to hear Courtney talk about holding broader perspectives for yourself and her advice about making time for self-care.
Embracing students’ whole selves: Multilingualism is a resource featuring Mina Hernandez Garcia
This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Mina Hernandez Garcia, a 2022 CEW+ Scholar and the first Amy Mecozzi Cho and Lawrence Cho Family Scholar. Mina is a PhD candidate in Educational Studies with a focus on “translanguaging,” or teachers’ and students’ use of multiple languages to make meaning in subject-matter classrooms. Mina shares her insights about supporting bilingual and multilingual students to thrive through the use of culturally sustaining practices in the classroom.
The Importance of Mentorship featuring Chris Black
This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Chris Black, a longtime donor and friend to CEW+ and a current member of the CEW+ Leadership Council. Chris shares her insights on working with early career faculty, especially women in STEM. Make sure to listen to the end to hear Chris talk about how a CEW+ grant helped her finish her degree on time, and why she is a CEW+ donor today.
Reimagining Caregiving Spaces featuring Angie Perone
This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Dr. Angie Perone, who is the Congressional Health Policy Fellow in Senator Tammy Baldwin’s office and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow at the National Academy of Medicine. She earned her PhD in Social Work and Sociology from U-M in 2021 and is a CEW+ Scholar alum. As of July 1, she is also a tenure-track assistant professor at the University of California Berkeley School of Social Welfare, where she will also lead its Center for the Advanced Study of Aging Services.
Angie shares her insights about caring for aging adults and finding your power as an advocate in your own experience. Make sure to listen to the end to hear her talk about finding your path at and after U-M.
Help is Here featuring Martino Harmon
This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features the Vice President for Student Life, Martino Harmon, Ph.D. Dr. Harmon shares his experience joining U-M at the beginning of the pandemic and his insights about listening to students and tapping into the help already available to U-M students to cultivate holistic student support. Dr. Harmon discusses the joy of being able to welcome students to a campus where they “not only are safe, but feel safe” gathering and living their college experiences. Make sure to listen to the end to hear Dr. Harmon discuss a new app being piloted this fall, that helps students connect with services based on their location and interests.
Business & Women's Empowerment featuring Ronotta Holliday
Join us in listening to an audio interview with CEW+ scholar and student caregiver Ronotta Holliday to hear about her work in business and women’s empowerment.