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Theme: Impact. Unlimited.

This event occurred on
February 18, 2016
Marylhurst, Oregon
United States

As scholars, students and community members we all recognize that no matter our role we have a tremendous impact on those around us. Marylhurst University is hosting a TEDx event to highlight a few of those in our institution and community that have made an impact in education, their field of study and the people around them.

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After the event, recordings of each talk will be available here.

17600 Pacific Highway
PO Box 261
Marylhurst, Oregon, 97036
United States
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Bethany McCamish

Bethany McCamish is currently teaching English in the Vancouver Public School District at Hudson's Bay High School. She holds an M.A. in Teaching from Concordia University College of Education and a B.F.A. in Art with a concentration in photography from Marylhurst University.

Bri'Anne Parkin

Child Sponsorship Advocacy Director, Transforming Uganda
Bri'Anne Parkin is a 2015 honors graduate of Marylhurst University. She has spent the past three years traveling and volunteering, particularly in an orphanage in Uganda, East Africa. After she graduated, she moved to Uganda for three months to develop her new position as the Child Sponsorship Advocacy Director for the NGO Transforming Uganda. Bri'Anne is passionate about advocating for the children she knows and cares about in Uganda and considers this her dream job.

Greg Crosby

Therapist + professor + trainer
Greg Crosby, MA, LPC, CGP, FAGPA has taught at Marylhurst University since 1981 and Portland State University since 1999. He also has a private practice in life transitions, learning problems and adult ADD/ADHD and clinical supervision.

John McPhee

Global Supply Chain University Program Lead, Nike
John McPhee is the Global Supply Chain University Program Lead at Nike. A believer in lifelong learning, he holds several degrees and is pursuing a Master's of Education at Marylhurst University.

Kristy Athens

Wordsmith + project manager
Kristy Athens is the author of Get Your Pitchfork On!: The Real Dirt on Country Living (Process Media, 2012). She has an M.S. in Food Systems and Society from Marylhurst University. She lives in Wallowa County, Oregon, where she works at the NE Oregon Economic Development District as Outreach Specialist.

Will Hornyak

Working as a personal coach to assist executives in bettering their presentation skills or delivering a keynote talk to dentists or industrial designers, storyteller Will Hornyak has carved out a niche in the professional speaker's market. A graduate in journalism at Marquette University in 1976 and a former reporter in Latin America, Hornyak gave up his press pass to pound nails and study mythology and storytelling.

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Marylhurst, OR, United States