Dr. Laura Beer was recognized by her peers with the 2015 Professional Practice Award from the Western Region American Association of Music Therapy.
Cultural studies faculty member Robert Burke will speak about Gaelic language at the 'Find Your Irish Family' event.
Burke teaches Irish language courses at Marylhurst University, and is a member of several Irish language organizations. He has served as the president of the North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers and is currently the treasurer. Burke's published works include articles in the Irish language magazines BEO and COMHAR.