ASU Polytechnic 20th Anniversary Speaker Series
Marking 20 Years of Accomplishments, 1996-2016
This year-long series features alumni changemakers from each of the six colleges at ASU’s Polytechnic campus, talking about their time spent at Arizona State University and what they are doing now. Below are the different speaker events, please sign up for as many as you like.
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering presents John Steward
Oct. 27th at 6 p.m. in Cooley Ballroom A
John Steward is a 1997 master’s graduate of the Environmental Technology Management program (now Environmental & Resource Management) and is now the CEO and President of OREX ETI. Steward will be giving a talk on how perspective, perseverance, and passion have been his three cornerstones in life helping him accomplish his dreams and goals.
College of Integrative Sciences and Arts presents Joanna Sweatt
Nov. 30th at 6:30 p.m. in Cooley Ballroom A
Joanna Sweatt is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. She served as a Field Radio Operator and as a Recruiter from 1998-2007. Having to overcome her own transition obstacles, Joanna made the commitment to help other veterans transition more successfully and is now as the COO of the Veterans Directory. Joanna graduated from the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts in 2010 with a B.A. in literature, writing and film and will be giving a talk on Resiliency.
Barrett, the Honors College presents Peter Seymour
Jan. 19th at 6 p.m. in the Cooley Ballroom B
While Peter Seymour was a junior in the College of Technology and Innovation at ASU, his daughter passed away of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. CTI offered Peter the opportunity and resources to channel his grief into a novel medical sensor that could detect SIDS. Working with students across the campus, Peter launched a small business that endeavored to bring Ella’s Monitor to market. Peter has since gone on to work on a NASA mission surveying the moon and attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He currently works for a Solar Power company in Vermont, endeavoring to help move our world to a more sustainable future.
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College presents Kristi Glassmeyer
Feb. 9th at 6 p.m. in the Cooley Ballroom A
Kristi graduated with her Bachelor of Science Cum laude from Cornell University in 2001 studying animal sciences, natural resources, and education. Kristi received her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction in December 2007 from Arizona State University. She is a member of National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Kristi started teaching in Chandler Unified School District at Basha High School in 2007. She transferred to Arizona College Preparatory - Erie when it opened in 2012 where she is currently the Science Department Chair and teaches AP Biology, Honors Biology, and Honors Science Research.
School of Sustainability presents Scott Bouchie
March 29th at 6 p.m. in the Cooley Ballroom A
Scott is the Director of the Environmental Management and Sustainability Department at the City of Mesa. He is responsible for managing the collection and disposal of the City of Mesa trash and recycling, environmental compliance and the implementation and tracking of Mesa’s sustainability initiatives. Scott received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from the School of Sustainability and will give a talk on Municipal Sustainability.
All events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Parking will be provided in lot 10 (red lot) and Lot 49 (visitor lot across the street). A map of campus parking is located here: http://www.asu.edu/parking/maps/poly-current.pdf