Hosted by Michael Sharp & Erik Alanson
Produced & Edited by Hunter Burress & Ryan Fick
Listen to Experience Magazine Podcast returns during CEIA Month 2020 for their first episode in over two years. Erik Alanson and Mike Sharp return to the mics, from home this time given the COVID-19 global pandemic. In this episode, the guys catch up on what’s been happening these last two years and take the time to have a great conversation with Peggy Harrier.
About Peggy Harrier
At Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Peggy Harrier is a former Dean of Business where she supervised a mandatory co-op component for 20 majors. In addition, she had management responsibilities for 50 fulltime faculty and 200 adjunct instructors. Peggy was also a Chair of the Business Technologies Division, where she had management responsibilities for the Management, Marketing and Real Estate programs and coordinated a mandatory co-op component for students. Cincinnati State College maintained the largest co-op program among two-year schools in the US and remained in the top ten of all co-op programs in the country for over 25 years. Having worked as a co-op coordinator early in her career at the college, she was a tenured faculty member teaching Business Law, Ethics, Co-op Seminar and Professional Practices. As a licensed Real Estate Broker, Peggy had experience in both industry and education. She earned a BA degree from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, as well as a Master of Education degree from Xavier University. She retired from Cincinnati State College in 2013 and was associated the college for over 30 years. Peggy joined the CEIA Board in 2000 where she has served the Association as a board member for the past 20 years. Accomplishments to note include, preparing and distributing national state of the profession surveys, leading the reorganization efforts for the Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships, serving as President 2004-05 and chairing two conferences, including co-chairing the 2006 centennial celebration. She was instrumental in securing a collaborative agreement to produce the Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships with WACE, NCCE and CAFCE. She also initiated strategic partnerships with WACE and NCCE for projects being conducted in the field and has assisted CEIA with the development of an interactive website. Peggy is a CEIA Academy trainer, specializing in quality improvement processes. CEIA honored Peggy with the Dean Herman Schneider Award in 2009. Peggy Harrier is currently the Executive Director of the Cooperative Education and Internship Association, Inc. (CEIA)