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CHaSS 2018 Alumni Lunch Series (open to all students)

Where can your CHaSS degree take you?

The possibilities are endless. For proof, just check out this semester's Alumni Lunch Series, where we'll hear from CHaSS alumni themselves how they've used their humanities degrees professionally.
At the same time, enjoy a free lunch on us. We look forward to seeing (and

feeding) all CHaSS students who are pondering their futures.
Seating is limited. RSVP here.
Contact Emily Heaton with additional questions: 435-764-1733.

Monday, Nov. 12

Nathaniel Boehme
12 p.m. 
Alumni House

Nathaniel Boehme

Oregon Dept. of Veterans Affairs LGBTQ Veterans Coordinator

BA Sociology, BA Psychology, 2007

As the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs LGBTQ Veterans Coordinator and the LGBTQ Special Emphasis Program Manager for the Oregon Military Department, Nathaniel has extensive experience working with veterans, service members and their families, managing and developing programs for veterans and their families experiencing homelessness in Portland, Seattle and, most recently, Los Angeles.

In addition to his undergraduate studies at USU, he earned a master's degree in Sociology from Washington State University and is currently in the final year of his Masters of Social Work.

He has served more than 17 years in the U.S. Air Force and has been deployed by Iraq and other locations. He continues to serve in the Oregon Air National Guard.

Nathaniel and his husband live in Portland.

Friday, Nov. 16

Matt Dawson
12 p.m.
Old Main 338 (Dean's Office Conference Room)

Matt Dawson

Head of Talent Development, Amazon Global Security Operations
BA French, 2008

Matt is currently director of Talent Development for Amazon Global Security Operations where he leads Learning and Development, Knowledge Management, and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.

Previously, he was a risk analyst for Shell Oil and spent several years in the financial services industry, including roles at PRGX International and the World Bank.

Matt is a lifelong learner and credits his personal and professional success to his ability to stay curious. This includes completing a MA in Linguistics, a M.Ed in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, earning eight professional certifications, cofounding a fashion company, authoring a children’s picture book, and trying to live by the admonition of his favorite quote: “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” (Stephen R. Covey)