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This conference would not be possible without the contributions of the following team, especially as we moved quickly to a virtual format for the first time: Robert Garber Administrative Assistant, School of Arts and Sciences Kirsten Swanson, MBA Assistant Director, Marketing Communications and Social Media Tiffany J. Cresswell-Yeager, PhD Assistant Professor, Higher Education Leadership Susan Darlington Director, Online Learning Tamarah Smith, PhD Associate Professor, Education Methodology Deb O’Reilly Digital Content Specialist Donna Smyrl Creative Services Specialist Patrick Trainer Director, User Services The Schools are especially grateful to Dr. Mary Van Brunt, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, for supporting academic research, and to Dr. Thomas Mernar, Associate Professor and Program Director, OS/MSOT, for offering the keynote speech. We also wish to acknowledge the families of our students who encourage and support them to achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. Stay safe and be well, Lisa McGarry, PhD School of Arts and Sciences Heather Pfleger, PhD School of Business and Education Mary Sortino, PsyD School of Graduate and Professional Studies Ann Phalen, PhD Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions 3