It's a Different World with Creatives on Campus
By Brittanie Tea
The mission is two fold: On one hand, Brittanie Tea pushes the envelope on traditional teaching and learning practices among diverse student types, specifically the creative. On another, It's a Different World with Creatives on Campus lends space for adult-learners and graduates to unpack their educational narrative.
It's a Different World with Creatives on CampusJun 29, 2019
Harold Edwards: Exploring Intersecting Pathways as a Mechanical Engineer, Educator, & Scholar, and the Journey as Founder of Space for Seekers and Sharers
In this special Juneteenth podcast edition, we interviewed Harold Edwards, founder of Space for Seekers and Sharers - an artistic learning platform for creatives and aesthetes. In line with the theme of honor, Harold shares why he attributes Bobby McFerrin as a pioneer in his creative journey. You'll also learn more about how Harold's mechanical engineer influences his work in education and the arts.
Jamyra Littlejohn: Life After College at an HBCU, Showing Up in All-White Industry Spaces, and African Dance as a Spiritual Experience
In this special Juneteenth edition of the podcast, we talked to Jamyra Littlejohn, a Howard University alum, creative, and accountant. Jamyra openly reflects on her higher education experience, including the transition from a HBCU to a PWI between undergrad and grad, acknowledging it not only as "A Different World," but a whole different planet.
The Ladies of Love&Luxe Collegiate: The Big Sister You've Always Wanted
We had the opportunity to speak with Shaquierra Brown, founder of Love & Luxe Collegiate, along with two other members of the staff, Ashley Carter and Kenya Shorter. Check out this episode to learn more about how Love & Luxe Collegiate started, has evolved, and ultimately serves as a major resource to black women on college campuses.
Sanovia Garrett: When "Being Yourself" Becomes a Social Justice Issue, Gaining Practice as a Thought Leader in Graduate School
In this interview, Sanovia Garrett, an "instigator of joy experiences" shares her journey as a college student-creative, and now professional. She opens up about being severely challenged by her environment, oftentimes having to persist within to truly be her most authentic self.
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Shy Williams: Aligning Virtues, Engaging Law Enforcement, and Student Work Ethic vs Student Motivation
Jalissa Bard Pt.2: Art & College as a Multi-Transfer Student, Mom, and Wife.
In Part II of this interview, Jalissa Bard shares her view on college as a cultivation playground, as well as how she overcame the fear of not making a profitable career out of her art.
Jalissa Bard: Art & College as a Multi-Transfer Student, Mom, and Wife.
Jalissa Bard is the founder of Queen J. Paints, a live paint-party business, as well as Jalissa's platform for expression as an artist. She distinctly uses her business as a space for ensuring that diverse cultures see themselves reflected in the paintings they create!