2018 Schedule and Session Descriptions

8:00-8:45 am Registration and continental breakfast, McLaughlin Atrium, Raether Hall, Tuck School of Business

9:00-10:00 am Opening Remarks, Charlie Clark D’11, Georgiopoulos Classroom
In Search of Character: The Narrative Concept of Selfhood.

10:15-11:15 am • First Set of Interviews
Interview I: Gregg Fairbrothers D'76 & Rev. Andy Kline | Borelli Classroom»
Interview II: Jared Daugherty D'03 & Kelly Wright | Frantz II Classroom»

11:20-12:20 pm • Second Set of Interviews
Interview III: Catalina Gorla D'09 & Brenda Holston DP'17 | Borelli Classroom»
Interview IV: Jane-Anne Tucker D'95 & Loretta Sullivan-Chang | Frantz II Classroom»

12:30-1:30 pm • Lunch in the McLaughlin Atrium, Raether Hall (open seating)
All Conference attendees are invited to join us for lunch in the McLaughlin Atrium. We encourage you to use this time to form relationships with panelists, alumni, students, and friends.

1:45-2:00 pm • X.ado Student A capella Performance, Georgiopoulos Classroom, Raether Hall
X.ado is a co-ed Christian a cappella group from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. They sing to the glory of God and joyfully proclaim the good news of Christ through their music!

2:15-3:15 pm • Third Interview
Interview VI: Gregg Fairbrothers D'76, Craig Parker, and Andrew Schuman D'10 | Frantz II Classroom»

3:30-4:30 pm • Closing Mixer in the McLaughlin Atrium
Join panelists, EWS Board Members, and conference participants for refreshments and conversations in the McLaughlin Atrium.

 

Interviewer
Gregg Fairbrothers D’76, President, Groups – Recover Together, Board Member EWS

Interviewee
Reverend Andrew (Andy) Kline

Andy is ordained in the Episcopal Church and has been a pastor for over 28 years, including at St. Thomas Episcopal in Hanover. He now directs the Thrift Initiative and Conversations program at the Institute for American Values while also serving as a chaplain of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Norristown, Pennsylvania. After spending two decades in the oil and gas industry, Gregg taught at the Tuck School of Business, where he founded the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network and the Dartmouth Regional Technology Center. He now leads Groups: Recover Together, a health services company addressing the opiate crisis. Andy and Greg will talk about why they’ve started some things, why they’ve stayed with others, and why they’ve left a few.

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Interviewer
Dr. Jared Daugherty D’03, Director of Grants at Shaw University

Interviewee
Kelly Wright, American Reporter, Singer, Speaker

A familiar face to millions who watch Fox News, Kelly Wright is the co-anchor of “America’s News Headquarters Weekend” and former co-host of “Fox and Friends Weekend. ” He also reports on events that shape our world from Washington.

Kelly Wright has been reporting on major news events throughout the world. His interviews of newsmakers and celebrities is like a who’s who of top some of the world’s most popular people; President Barack Obama (when he was Senator), First Lady Laura Bush, Muhammad Ali, Denzel Washington, Shaquille O’Neal, John Travolta, Nick Jonas, Roger Daughtry & Pete Townsend ( The Who), Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans, Whitney Houston,  Ludacris, Vanessa Williams, and more.

Kelly’s experiences in News have placed him in Iraq, Africa, London, Paris, and at The White House, Pentagon, U.S. Capitol, and other places of influence. A two-time Emmy Award winner, Kelly offers a unique perspective to his craft.

Beyond his anchoring and reporting, Kelly is an ordained minister and Recording Artist. He encourages people through his passion to reveal good news in a bad news world. As a singer, he’s performed on programs featuring Shirley Caesar, Cissy Houston, Bobby Caldwell, Jonathan Butler, the late James Brown, and more. He sings songs that motivate, inspire, and promote hope.

His latest cd is called; Love, Freedom and Peace. Kelly describes the cover songs and originals on this project as his mission to unite the world through the power of music. The concept of #LoveFreedomPeace is to infuse the Golden Rule, civility and reconciliation into a world of divisive politics, race and religion. Kelly’s music seeks to capture the light of hope penetrating the darkness of despair. In a world increasingly more cynical, Kelly provides a refreshing sound that places a premium on faith, hope and love. Kelly Wright- entertaining and inspiring.

#LoveFreedomPeace.

www.kellywrightworldwide.com

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Interviewer
Catalina Gorla D’09, co-founder & CEO of TruDataRx, Inc.

Interviewee
Brenda Holston DP’17

After majoring in economics and sociology at Bucknell, Brenda Holston attended law school and worked in complex commercial civil litigation. Holston left her legal career in order to raise her two daughters, during which time she was heavily involved in volunteer work. She began to pursue her interests in art and education and is now a teacher and board member for Horizons, a program that helps intercity children in Philadelphia to maintain their grade level over the summer between school years. Holston finding meaningful work in any time and situation in life, reflecting at length on her own gifts and skills, and what it means to find or fulfill purpose in putting those to good use.

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Interviewer
Jane-Anne Tucker D’95

Interviewee
Dr. Loretta Sullivan-Chang

Dr. Sullivan-Chang’s early career focused on nonprofit work, including jobs with WorldVision India and Compassion International. Inspired by CI’s CEO Wes Stafford, she entered medical school to help her serve on the front lines of serving those in need. Now, following an oncology fellowship at Stanford, Sullivan-Chang works for Johnson & Johnson on clinical trials of cancer drugs, as well as devoting time to her family and three children. Sullivan-Chang self-identifies as someone who felt called to service at a young age – before she was even fully aware of how she might serve those around her. She will discuss prioritizing different callings, dealing with failure, and trusting God through changes in career and vocation.

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Interviewer
Gregg Fairbrothers D’76, President, Groups – Recover Together, Board Member EWS

Interviewee
Craig Parker, The Navigators Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Interviewee
Andrew Schuman D’10, EWS Chair, Director, Veritas Labs at The Veritas Forum

Craig Parker and his wife Nancy have served as campus ministers with The Navigators for nearly thirty years, including 17 years at Dartmouth and eight years at Boston University. At Dartmouth, their ministry thrived on the personal care and attention that the Parkers invested into each individual student with whom their paths crossed – giving rides to and from campus, opening up their home, and providing advice, support, and encouragement on numerous levels. Andrew Schuman founded the Dartmouth Apologia, the Eleazar Wheelock Society, and the Waterman Institute. He stayed in Hanover for several years after graduating to intern with Christ Redeemer Church, and to continue to foster the student-focused initiatives he had begun. After leaving Dartmouth, he ultimately helped start Veritas Labs, which focuses on developing new ways to engage undergraduates in questions of faith and reason. Craig and Andrew will talk about the various whys of student ministry – Why ministry? Why students? Why universities? What led them into this vocation, and what do they hope they might accomplish in it?

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