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Next INSPIRE Event Will Focus on Learning and Understanding from Generation Z


INSPIRE, which stands for Interdisciplinary Networking, Science, Professionalism, Innovation, Research, and Education, is designed to create a dynamic environment for researchers of all levels, from junior faculty to graduate students and senior faculty.

INSPIRE is hosting an event with Emily Boyd where she will give a presentation covering what Generation Z is, why this is important, and what we can learn from them. The event will be in person at the Learning Resources Center Pitlyk Auditorium B on Wednesday, April 24, from noon to 1 p.m. The event will also be virtually on Teams

Emily Boyd has been working at SLU for eight years. She graduated from SLU with her master’s in Higher Education Administration in 2014. She began her work at SLU as a Student Success Coach, working to support and retain first year students.

She moved from that position to the School of Nursing, where she served as the Retention Specialist there for four years. In that role, she provided academic skill-building and wellness workshops and one-on-one support. Boyd is currently the Coordinator in the Office of Professional Oversight.

She also served as the President of the Saint Louis University Women’s Commission from 2020- 2022. She is still very much involved in planning the annual Women of the Year Event honoring exceptional SLU women.