Fall 2021 Design Challenge Team ADULT SWIM

CENTER FOR DESIGN THINKING

How Might We Help Morgan Feel Connected to Colleagues?

MEET THE DESIGNERS

Tim Conley-Abrams, Online Services Librarian

Mary Coakley-Fields, Assistant Professor, Literacy Department, School of Education

Clarissa Cylich, Budget Manager Controller's Office

Debra Geiger, EdD, Associate Professor School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Lynda Hanley, Education Doctoral Librarian

Wendy McFarlane, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biology

John Shekitka, Ph.D., Assistant Professor: Social Studies

Samantha Sciandra, Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs, Vice-Chair of Staff Council

Marcia Sonenshine, Staff and Alumna

THE PROCESS

EMPATHY

Whose experiences are we trying to address?

What are the needs and motivations of that group?

How do we know?

DEFINE - PERSONAS

Morgan - staff member/adjunct professor 
35-year-old, 1st generation American, 45-minute work commute, identifies as gender fluid, employed at Mville for 10yrs in a small department.

BRAINSTORMING

Help Morgan feel connected to colleagues

PROTOTYPE