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Drury convocation speaker inspires others to find their purpose and establish a vision

For Immediate Release: February 19

Peter Browning, Ph. D.
Theme Year Director
Professor & Chaplain
Philosophy & Religion
Office: (417) 873-7231

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Feb. 19, 2010 —Terri Houston, a preeminent teacher and trainer of students, college administrators and business professionals, will present “Moving Your Constipated Vision” on Thursday, February 25 at 11 a.m. in Clara Thompson Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Houston has over 20 years of progressive higher education experience coupled with an enthusiastic leadership style. She has assisted countless colleges, universities, businesses and community groups to build strong inclusive organizations by helping people find their purpose and establish a vision.

Houston currently serves as Director for Recruitment and Multicultural Programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She believes that no power is greater than the higher power within.

Drury University’s 2009-2010 convocation series Spirituality and Justice that honors the connection between spirituality and intellectual pursuit and values interfaith dialogue.

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information please visit or contact Theme Year Director Peter Browning, Ph. D. at (417) 873-7231 or


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