Change Agents

These students and faculty are change-makers across our campuses, within our communities, and around the globe. They exemplify Alfred Adler’s call to create a more inclusive, equitable, and just world.

Shirley Aldana
Shirley Aldana

After experiencing a long journey to find inclusion and acceptance, Shirley Aldana hopes to help pave the way for others....

Rabiatu Barrie
Rabiatu Barrie

A Chicago faculty member whose research focuses on the healing, identity, and empowerment of African American boys...

Nazanin Fasihi
Nazanin Fasihi

Nazanin Fasihi cites her grandmother for instilling in her a call to help others. A philanthropist and role model...

Alumni Spotlights

Paving a “Road Home” for Veterans
Paving a “Road Home” for Veterans

Chicago Campus graduate Michael Brennan, Psy.D. ’12, supports veterans recovering from the effects of combat...

Bringing Community Voices to the Table
Bringing Community Voices to the Table

Online Campus graduate Tanya Buckingham, M.A. ’16, serves on county government to create healthier communities...

Promoting a Safe and Successful Transition Back to Community for Criminal Offenders
Promoting a Safe and Successful Transition Back to Community for Criminal Offenders

Vancouver Campus graduate Teal Maedel, M.A. ’97, applies Adler University’s social justice mission to her work in criminal justice...

Updates

We want to celebrate all of our alumni—and share their many accomplishments and milestones. We are proud of our alumni and the work they are doing as socially responsible practitioners to advance social justice, promote inclusion, and create healthier communities.

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Taking Action

Raising $10 Million for the University’s First Campaign for Social Justice
Raising $10 Million for the University’s First Campaign for Social Justice

Adler University celebrates the launch of our Campaign for Social Justice...

Paying It Forward for Future Vancouver Students
Paying It Forward for Future Vancouver Students

Vancouver Campus students will receive scholarships thanks to a generous $500,000 pledge from Udo Erasmus, M.A. ’88...

Innovation in Community Mental Health Services
Innovation in Community Mental Health Services

Adler Community Health Services has been awarded a federal grant from the Human Resources and Services Administration...

Supporting Students Who Are Committed to Helping Communities
Supporting Students Who Are Committed to Helping Communities

Chicago Campus students receive scholarships thanks to generous gifts from Mary Kay Krupka...

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