Katherine Morrison Death – Katherine Morrison, a Professor and the Coordinator of the Community Health & Wellness and Public Health & Wellness majors at Curry College has passed away unexpectedly. Katherine Morrison died on Monday, the 27th of March 2023. The Curry campus was plunged into stunned shock on Tuesday, March 28th, as news came through the Provost’s office that a beloved Curry faculty member has died. No cause of death was reported.
Robert Shea, the Interim Provost, told the community in an email late Tuesday afternoon that Morrison had died unexpectedly on Monday. “Kathy was a skilled orator, devoted teacher, and passionate public health professional who consistently worked as a champion for the program and for Curry students,” Provost Shea wrote in the email. Her loss will be profoundly felt.
As the news spreads across campus and to the thousands of alumni who knew Professor Morrison, the college is making plans for counselling and memorials. Right now, students who need help right away can go to the Curry Counseling Center. Provost Shea also talked about some other events happening this week. On Thursday at 1:00 p.m., there will be a memorial gathering in the Large Meeting Room of the Student Center.
About Katherine Morrison
Dr Katherine Elizabeth Morrison coordinated and taught the Health and Wellness program at Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts. In 2007, she launched her Curry career. Dr Morrison, who graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2003, specializes in assisting marginalized individuals (e.g., women, and people of colour) to improve their mental/emotional health.
This is accomplished through wellness-based educational programs meant to educate participants on incorporating coping/resilience methods into their daily lives. From 2004 to 2007, Dr Morrison was a postdoctoral research associate and public health researcher at the Wellesley Centers for Women, where she investigated novel ways of avoiding intimate partner and sexual assault in minority groups.
Katherine Morrison’s public speaking skills are best characterized by the adjectives captivating, compelling, and inspirational. Her talks were witnessed by many, including her third-place finish at the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. Her World Championship speech brought genuine tears to many people’s eyes as she described her path to achieving a PhD. Katherine has the unique capacity to captivate an audience by combining words, pantomime, and impressions harmoniously.
Obituary and Funeral arrangements for Katherine Morrison have not been made by the family.
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