Choice, change topic of homecoming talk

“On Choice and Change: Taking Charge of Change at Work and in Life” is the topic of the College of Health and Human Services’ 11th annual Homecoming Lecture.   

BGSU alumna Kathy Cleveland Bull, a professional speaker, trainer, coach and consultant, will speak from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 3 in 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Addressing the idea of change as catalyst and opportunity, Cleveland Bull will share stories, proven organizational change models and the latest advances in integrating organizational and personal change strategies necessary for successful, long-term change.

Participants will learn ways to overcome barriers to organizational change, identify their own responses to change and develop effective personal change strategies to lead to healthy balance.

Cleveland Bull is founder and president of N~Compass Consulting, a speaking and consulting firm focused on “navigating the art and science of change.” A Phi Beta Kappa psychology graduate of BGSU, Cleveland also holds two master's degrees from BGSU, in guidance and counseling and college student development. She is the co-author of “Success Simplified - Simple Solutions, Measurable Results.”

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To secure a seat, contact Jennifer Wagner at hhsevents@bgsu.edu or 419-372-7773.

Continuing education credits are available for social workers, counselors, nursing home administrators, nurses and chemical dependency professionals. Sponsors for the event include the Alzheimer's Association Northwest Ohio Chapter, Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Browning Masonic Community, BGSU Center of Excellence for Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan, Children's Resource Center, Harbor, Wood County Committee on Aging, Wood County Jobs and Family Services - Children’s Services Unit, and Wood Lane Industries.