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Theme: Rhythm(s): Past Present Future

This event occurred on
March 20, 2014
2:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
West Chester, Pennsylvania
United States

We explore all sorts of rhythms of life. Biological, geophysical, seasonal, musical, and all parts of life with rhythms. Five speakers and two clips from TED were included in the program that made this first TEDx event for West Chester entertaining and enriching. We focused first on rhythms of the past, moved into the present, and finally into rhythms of the future.

West Chester University Sykes Theater
110 W Rosedale Avenue
West Chester University
West Chester, Pennsylvania, 19382
United States
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Anita Foeman

Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, West Chester University
Dr. Foeman is a scholar of intercultural and organizational communication. She holds a B.A. from Defiance College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Temple University. Dr. Foeman joined the faculty of West Chester University in 1982.

David James

Photographer and Comedian
David James has been a professional photographer for over 15 years and a professional wedding photographer for five of those years. He is originally from Alabama and still uses the term “Y’all” as a singular and plural expression. David’s full-time job is being your professional wedding photographer . . . not just shooting on weekends. His photographs can be seen on national television, used for Canon, Kodak, Nikon and Sony cameras marketing campaigns.

Erin Clemens

http://ihaveaspergers.webs.com/aboutme.htm This website is about MY life and what it is like for ME living with Asperger's. I do not speak for everyone!!!!! Who the heck am I? I'm a 25 year old girl with Asperger's Syndrome. (And a bunch of other messy diagnoses.) What is Asperger's Syndrome? Please see What is Asperger's Syndrome? What do I want from you? Now that you mention it... I don't mind people listening to what I have to say. You can see my Youtube videos on my channel, erinclem You can also follow me on Twitter: @AspergerSadie

Jennifer Croneberger

President/Speaker/Coach, JLynne Consulting Group, LLC.
Jen Croneberger is a widely sought-after speaker for corporations, schools and universities, organizations and teams alike. She was the CEO/Founder of Excellence Training Camps, Inc. and is currently the president of JLynne Consulting Group, LLC. Most of her last 10 years have been spent working with people of all ages, from all walks of life, instilling confidence and building deeper connections and awareness. Jen was consulted by MTV’s show “MADE” as a mental skills/fear coach for one of its subjects in the Fall of 2007. She has also been interviewed on four different occasions by Philadelphia’s ABC affiliate, Channel 6 Action News and was selected by the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry as the 2009 Female Business Leader of the Year.

Paul Morgan

Professor, Professional & Secondary Education, West Chester University
Dr. Paul Morgan is the director of undergraduate and graduate certificate programs in education for sustainability and has been the University's Sustainability Coordinator since 2011-2012. He is a member of the University Sustainability Advisory Counsel and is the faculty advisor for the University's environmental organization, EARTH.

Organizing team




West Chester, PA, United States
  • Angeline May
  • Molly Nece
  • Howard Sundwall
  • Victoria Dow
    Program Design
  • Kristin McLaughlin
  • Mary Jane Rogan
    Honorary Team Member
  • Jim Hipp
    Rules Maven
  • Tracey Dukert
    Technology Coordinator
  • Julie May
  • Katharine Dunlevy
    Ticket and Shirt Coordinator
  • Suzanne Harris
    Public Relations