SGPP Alumni Conversations

A series of virtual interactions with SGPP alumni sharing their thoughts about education, career and more. Connecting SGPP current and prospective students, alumni, faculty, and staff through thought provoking insights and experiences.

January event details:
Conversation with Shawn L. Williams D'19
led by Rhonda Davis M'14 (Ed.D. candidate)
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. central time
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Meet Dr. Shawn L. Williams:

Dr. Shawn L. Williams, Ed.D. worked for over 15 years in law enforcement, with police departments in Kansas City, Bloomington, and Minneapolis. During his last two years with the Minneapolis Police Department, Dr. Williams was the lead trainer, responsible for developing and presenting curriculum to over 200 pre-service and 800 in-service police officers. He began his Saint Mary’s journey in 2014. Dr. Williams is an assistant professor and professional peace officer coordinator at St. Cloud State University. Dr. Williams will share his unique vantage point from police officer to professor of criminal justice, and discuss how Saint Mary’s played an integral role in his career.

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