Connect, Collaborate, Champion!

NACU’s podcast — Connect, Collaborate, Champion! — focuses on higher education’s challenges and opportunities as well as its impact on local and global communities in an effort to provide practical insight for higher education professionals. Each episode will feature a unique perspective from higher ed insiders, private industry experts, and other voices to capture new ways of thinking about higher education and its influence on society.

If you have an idea for a podcast guest, please email Michelle Apuzzio.

Season 4

Ep. 36: Principles of Effective Collaboration (Sept. 27, 2023)

To achieve an organization’s goals, we often need to work with others who have different backgrounds and opinions from ours. What can we do to better learn how to collaborate with others? Our guest, Grayson James, author of  Full Contact Performance: The Internal Art of Organizational Collaboration, has coached business leaders to improve their collaborative business performance and facilitate organizational change. 

Ep. 35: Stopping the Next Mass Shooting (Sept. 13, 2023)

Our guest is Dr. Jillian Peterson, a professor of criminology and criminal justice at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, whose research engaged undergraduate students in creating the most comprehensive database of every mass shooter in America since 1966. With that research, Dr. Peterson has co-authored a book called The Violence Project: How to Stop a Mass Shooting Epidemic which offers more than 30 solutions on how we might approach the epidemic of violence in this country.

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The NACU podcast is produced by George Drake, Jr.