Marcus Cheatham, retired health officer who served in rural Michigan during COVID.

Retired public health officer Marcus Cheatham (68) talks about serving in a rural community during the COVID pandemic. Interviewed by his wife Debra Bennett (69) who rode it out with him.

DeMarcus Jones and Daniel Thompson

Friends and colleagues DeMarcus Jones (34) and Daniel Thompson (30) discuss how they met, living in the South as Black gay men, and co-directing their organization, Headliners.

Mary Sonnen Interview

My name is Mary Sonnen. I graduated from Archbishop Murray Memorial High School in 1962 and the College of St. Catherine in 1966. I have a Bachelor of Science degree, Nursing being my focus. Upon graduation and certification as a...

Elisabeth Bubay and Julia Baker

[Recorded Wednesday, September 13, 2023] Elisabeth (20) from New Jersey, and Julia (19) from Richmond, Virginia participated in this One Small Step conversation as part of their Public Service Pathways 1-credit UNST course at UVA. Elisabeth shares insights and lessons...

Anna Bartlett and Kate Johnson

[Recorded Tuesday, September 12, 2023] Anna (19) from Douglasville, Georgia, and Kate (18) from Somerville, Massachusetts participated in this One Small Step conversation as part of their Public Service Pathways 1-credit UNST course at UVA. Anna discusses finding leadership and...

Suzanne Lehman Interview 11.14.2023

Suzanne is an inspirational leader. As of February 2024 she is the acting dean at the School of Nursing at St. Catherine University. She has achieved many accomplishments during her nursing career. She was instrumental in developing the Students of...

Gwen Short Interview

I became a family nurse practitioner in 1995, and before that worked primarily in public health, as both a public health nurse and as a Masters of Public Health (MPH) prepared health educator. I was fortunate to be in the...

Opal Jones and Julie Lock

Colleagues Opal Jones (47) and Julie Lock (68) talk about their experience as female leaders, their dedication to serving their community, and the importance of treating others with kindness.

Ulysses Labilles and Manuela Velasquez

Conversation partners Manuela Velasquez (24) interviews Ulysses Labilles (61) about his immigration journey to the United States, his father’s impact on his life, dear of his family members, and the importance of his children in his life.

Jude O'Dell and Jeffrey Lyle

Jude O'Dell (42) and Jeffrey "Jeff" Farr (69) discuss mid-career changes, the importance of connection with other people, using the bible, history and their own life experiences as a guide of how to move through the world with compassion and...