Carrie Kikel, communication alum, was named communication manager for the Oregon Arts Commission and the Oregon Cultural Trust in October 2014.
Department of Communication Studies
MS in Communication, Portland State University
BA in Human Development, Evergreen State College
Honoring Diversity: Practical Strategies
Topic: Empathic Communication
Advanced Intercultural Communication
Initially inspired by an internationally mobile childhood in Central and South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Southeast Asia, June Harper pursues a diverse career path working with diverse groups of people in a variety of contexts. Her passion is to be engaged in continuously learning and growing together with others.
June's professional contributions include: teaching cross-cultural communication skills in corporations, communities and universities; providing multicultural workforce and management training; consulting for both business and non-profit organizations; engaging in immigrant advocacy and teaching Spanish literacy and English as a Second Language to both children and adults. She holds a K-12 teacher certification from Pacific Oaks University, and she has enjoyed teaching part-time at Marylhurst University since 1991.