Purdue College of Education Podcast

FirstGenMe

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Rose Mason

Rose Mason, Associate Professor of Special Education, Department of Educational Studies

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Director of Advising and Retention and
host of the FirstGenMe podcasts.

Guest: Rose Mason, Associate Professor of Special Education, Department of Educational Studies

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Rachel Swank

Rachel Swank, Licensing Advisor, Office of Teacher Education and Licensure

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Director of Advising and Retention and
host of the FirstGenMe podcasts.

Guest: Rachel Swank, Licensing Advisor, Office of Teacher Education and Licensure

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Benjamin Mason

Benjamin Mason, Assistant Professor of Special Education, Department of Educational Studies

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Director of Advising and Retention and
host of the FirstGenMe podcasts.

Guest: Benjamin Mason, Assistant Professor of Special Education, Department of Educational Studies

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David Stanley

David Stanley, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, Department of Educational Studies

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Director of Advising and Retention and
host of the FirstGenMe podcasts.

Guest: David Stanley, Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, Department of Educational Studies

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Kathy Obenchain

Kathryn Obenchain, Associate Dean for Learning, Engagement, and Global Initiatives

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Director of Advising and Retention and
host of the FirstGenMe podcasts.

Guest: Kathryn Obenchain, Associate Dean for Learning, Engagement, and Global Initiatives

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Ryan Farrell

Ryan Farrell, Teacher Education Recruiter

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Director of Advising and Retention and
host of the FirstGenMe podcasts.

Guest: Ryan Farrell, Teacher Education Recruiter

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Floyd Craig

Floyd Craig, Director of the Office of Diversity Initiatives

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Director of Advising and Retention and
host of the FirstGenMe podcasts.

Guest: Floyd Craig, Director of the Office of Diversity Initiatives

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Wanju Huang

Wanju Huang, Learning Design and Technology, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Director of Advising and Retention and
host of the FirstGenMe podcasts.

Guest: Wanju Huang, Learning Design and Technology, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

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Nancy Marchand-Martella, Suzi and Dale Gallagher Dean of Education

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Director of Advising and Retention and host of the FirstGenMe podcasts.

Guest: Nancy Marchand-Martella, Suzi and Dale Gallagher Dean of Education

Jackie-Thomas-Miller

Dr. Jackie Thomas-Miller, Host of the FirstGenMe Podcast

As a first generation college graduate, Dr. Jackie has lived the experiences and hope that the inspiring stories of others will provide assurance in knowing “where there’s a will, there’s a way.” It is her hope that the College of Education’s First Gen Me Podcasts will provide First Generation College Students at Purdue with the confidence and skillset needed to navigate the high and lows of being the first in their family to obtain a 4-year college degree.

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