Henrique Alvim serves as assistant professor of counseling and human development and lead faculty for the Student Affairs in Higher Education Specialty within the Counseling and Human Development Program at Walsh University (North Canton, Ohio). He earned a bachelor's degree in juridical science from the Methodist University of Piracicaba in his native country of Brazil. He also earned a master's degree in counseling with an emphasis in student affairs from Youngstown State University and a Ph.D. in cultural fundations of education, anchored in philosophy of education, from Kent State University.
Prior to becoming a full-time graduate faculty member, his professional practice with college students were in the context of multicultural development, academic support and advising, leadership development, residence life, and judicial affairs, during which he also taught both undergraduate and graduate students. Alvim’s research interests include diversity, with a focus on the intersection of religious convictions and public higher education; Christian scholarship, particularly as it pertains to the integration of faith and learning; supervised practice in student affairs by way of reflection; and teaching, learning, and collaboration in the context of conversations and dialogue.
Alvim’s presentation reorients faculty and student affairs educators to shared educational goals, emphasizing collaboration across campus in the promotion of a transformative and holistic education. Toward that end, his talk will also highlight the role of “conversations” as a form of experiential learning and “wholeness” as a means by which students’ hearts can be fully engaged in their college experience.
Tuesday, February 26 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Peirce Hall, Peirce Lounge
201 College Park St, Gambier, OH 43022
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