Shawn Humphrey

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Welcome to College

Dear Class of 2025, On move-in day, you may have noticed the blue and white banners affixed to the dormitories....

Inward to Outward (vol. 2, no. 9)

Here are a few things I’m sharing this month 1. Question I’m living with: “What will you choose to make...

You and Your Classroom’s Culture

We had a to make a choice. A core, fundamental, how-do-we-want-to-walk-through-this-world kind of choice: Are we “institution-centered” or “client-centered”? That...

Halftime Speeches (vol. 1, no. 8)

Here are five bolts of inspiration I’m sharing this month: 1. Don Shula on starting your work: “The start is what...

Exiled

I was demoralized. I had had difficult final sit-downs with students before. But nothing, I mean nothing, like this. There...

Racial Equity Sidekick Pledge

The Sidekick Manifesto that I co-authored with some of my former Mary Washington students (Dr. Laura Meizen-Dick, Jeff Paddock and...

Ephemeral Edges (VOL. 2, NO. 8)

Here are a few things I’m sharing this month 1. Question I’m living with: “When have you been at your...

Halftime Speeches (vol. 1, no. 7)

Here are five bolts of inspiration I’m sharing this month: 1. Tupac on handling the hard: “No matter how hard it...

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