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March 26, 2013
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab

’06 alumna earns doctorate

Tera McIntosh, a 2006 Slippery Rock University therapeutic recreation graduate, has been awarded a doctorate in leadership and change from Antioch University.

Her dissertation was titled “Show and Tell: Using Restorative Practices and Asset Based Community Development to Address Issues of Safety and Violence.”

The leadership and change program trains leaders who are committed to studying and leading changes to improve the lives of people in their communities.

McIntosh is executive director of the Pittsburgh Poetry Collective, an organization that provides a space for self-expression, identity exploration and social justice via spoken word leagues, performances and community writing workshops. She also serves as executive director of Project Coffeehouse, outreach coordinator for Equal Magazine and is a member of the Pittsburgh Passion women’s football team.

McIntosh serves as a consultant for non-profit organizations in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.