Mary Sue Moore
Principal Business Architect for Asurion, Nashville Tennessee. Experience as a Process Definition Consultant, Project Manager, Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, and Developer. She will address the topic of "Christian Women in STEM" as she shares her story and experiences.
Hardeman Auditorium at 6:30pm
Oklahoma Christian University
2501 E. Memorial Road
Edmond, Oklahoma 73013
Schedule of Events
6:00pm Academic Organization booths in conservatory before lecture
6:30pm Lecture, Mary Sue Moore
Panel Q&A immediately following lecture
8:00pm Academic Organization booths still available in conservatory after lecture
Q & A Panel Guests
Dr. Alice Mankin (LaMascus) - Family Medicine Doctor at Mercy Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK. Alice graduated from Harding with her BA and ACU with her master’s degree. She worked many years, before she decided to go to medical school at OU. She has been married 28 years, and has two college age sons.
Dr. Amanda Nichols - Associate Professor of Chemistry at Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond, OK. Amanda completed her undergraduate education at OC then earned a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry at Oklahoma State University. She has taught at OC since 2008 and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Chemistry. Her research interests are focused in science pedagogy, philosophy of science and religion, and the experience of women in STEM.
Josh Nichols - Licensed Therapist and co-owner of Family Solutions Counseling, Oklahoma City, OK. Josh is a licensed therapist and co-owner of Family Solutions Counseling, a multi-therapist private practice located in OKC. Josh specializes in affair and sex addiction recovery. Josh has a bachelor’s degree from OC and master’s in marriage and family therapy from Oklahoma State University. He and Amanda have 2 boys, Casen and Liam, and little girl, Hadassah.
Dr. Byron Newberry - Dean for the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond, OK. Byron received a BSME from Oklahoma Christian University, and an MSME and Ph.D from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has been a professor of Mechanical Engineering at OC since 2001, and is the Current Dean for the College of Engineering and Computer Science. He and Tamera have two children, Isaac and Olivia.
Candace Owens - Director of Career Services for Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond, OK. Candace received an Associate of Arts from Southwestern Christian College, a Bachelor of Science in Human Relations & Business from Amberton University, and a Master of Science in Organizational Development from Friends University. She has spent seven and half years in various HR related roles with EDS, AT&T, and Ernst & Young. Candace has worked in higher education at Wichita State University and Friends University. She currently serves as the Career Services Director for Oklahoma Christian University. She and her husband Demarcco, have been married for 18 years and have four children, Kynnedy, Jailyn,Kimbra, and Kyra.
STEMinar 2017 presented by
CECS - OC's College of Engineering and Computer Science
SWE - (Society of Women Engineers), part of a National SWE Organization
IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, part of an Electrical Engineering National IEEE Organization
BIT - Beta, Iota, Tau, a chapter of the Computer Science National ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Organization
OC Scientistas - OC organization for women in STEM
SouRCe - OC Science and Religion Club, part of the Oxford CCCU Bridging two Cultures program
SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers