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It's a Different World with Creatives on Campus

It's a Different World with Creatives on Campus

By Brittanie Tea
Hosted by Brittanie Tea (affectionately known as The Creative Advocate), this podcast is an interview series that pays homage to the show responsible for pioneering an explosive number of black, millennial scholars, while exploring an emerging community (known as creatives).

The mission is two fold: On one hand, Brittanie Tea pushes the envelope on traditional teaching and learning practices among diverse student types, specifically the creative. On another, It's a Different World with Creatives on Campus lends space for adult-learners and graduates to unpack their educational narrative.
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It's a Different World with Creatives on Campus

Harold Edwards: Exploring Intersecting Pathways as a Mechanical Engineer, Educator, & Scholar, and the Journey as Founder of Space for Seekers and Sharers
In this special Juneteenth podcast edition, we interviewed Harold Edwards, founder of Space for Seekers and Sharers - an artistic learning platform for creatives and aesthetes.  In line with the theme of honor, Harold shares why he attributes Bobby McFerrin as a pioneer in his creative journey.  You'll also learn more about how Harold's mechanical engineer influences his work in education and the arts.
July 6, 2020
Jamyra Littlejohn: Life After College at an HBCU, Showing Up in All-White Industry Spaces, and African Dance as a Spiritual Experience
In this special Juneteenth edition of the podcast, we talked to Jamyra Littlejohn, a Howard University alum, creative, and accountant.  Jamyra openly reflects on her higher education experience, including the transition from a HBCU to a PWI between undergrad and grad, acknowledging it not only as "A Different World," but a whole different planet.
June 27, 2020
The Ladies of Love&Luxe Collegiate: The Big Sister You've Always Wanted
We had the opportunity to speak with Shaquierra Brown, founder of Love & Luxe Collegiate, along with two other members of the staff, Ashley Carter and Kenya Shorter.  Check out this episode to learn more about how Love & Luxe Collegiate started, has evolved, and ultimately serves as a major resource to black women on college campuses.
June 22, 2020
Sanovia Garrett: When "Being Yourself" Becomes a Social Justice Issue, Gaining Practice as a Thought Leader in Graduate School
In this interview, Sanovia Garrett, an "instigator of joy experiences" shares her journey as a college student-creative, and now professional.  She opens up about being severely challenged by her environment, oftentimes having to persist within to truly be her most authentic self. Follow @iamsanovia, founder of @pcklight.
March 20, 2020
Shy Williams: Aligning Virtues, Engaging Law Enforcement, and Student Work Ethic vs Student Motivation
In this interview, Shy shares how her values no longer aligned with a career in law enforcement, and how she now works to educate students and the community regarding the police.
August 24, 2019
Jalissa Bard Pt.2: Art & College as a Multi-Transfer Student, Mom, and Wife.
In Part II of this interview, Jalissa Bard shares her view on college as a cultivation playground, as well as how she overcame the fear of not making a profitable career out of her art.Support the show
August 12, 2019
Jalissa Bard: Art & College as a Multi-Transfer Student, Mom, and Wife.
Jalissa Bard is the founder of Queen J. Paints, a live paint-party business, as well as Jalissa's platform for expression as an artist. She distinctly uses her business as a space for ensuring that diverse cultures see themselves reflected in the paintings they create!Support the show
July 27, 2019
Yvonne Pearson: Moving From Blogger to Business Owner as a Creative, Creating Your Own Major, and More.
Yvonne is the founder of PinkDollhouse Marketing and an advocate for education and the arts. She shares her story of changing her major five times while trying to discover her own path.
June 29, 2019
Alexandra Vann: Persisting as a Multi-School Transfer Student to Find a Best-Fit College Culture
Alex Vann shares her success as multi-school transfer student, ultimately leading to a career in behavior intervention, which she now uses in her own business firm, Building Capacity.
June 21, 2019
Lisa Quattlebaum: Empowering Everyday Community Members to Lead in Their Own Progress
Episode 2 features Lisa Quattlebaum, founder of social-impact non-profit, The Homesteadista.
June 14, 2019
Tina Fears: Success as a College Drop-Out and Advice on Raising a Child-Creative
Tina Fears shares her many roles as a creative, college drop-out, and what it's like raising a creative.
May 28, 2019