Our breakout sessions give the community several options, with topics from a wide range of disciplines. Through these sessions, we particularly enjoy featuring Westminster alumni and emeriti faculty.

Dr. Bill Young, Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies, Westminster College 
“Trailblazers: How Native American and African American Players Broke Through the Color Barriers in Major League Baseball”

Karen Oyerly ’99, Oklahoma State CODIS Administrator, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation  
“Breakthrough – How DNA Analysis Is Revolutionizing Law Enforcement”

Ian Mackey ‘09, State Representative, State of Missouri  
“Where Are You From, and Why Does it Matter?” 

Robert Canine, US Army Veteran 
“Unleash the Beast”

Bailey Mitchell ‘17, Data Science Consultant, CapTech 
“Break Through the Glass Cloud: What it means to be a Woman in Tech” 

Jessica Sanders ‘06, International Studies Specialist, Gibbs International Magnet School
“Teaching From Your Core: Reaching Inward For Deep Learning”