Seann Goodman

Director for Mission, Culture & Inclusive Community
Mission, Culture & Inclusive Community

Seann engages in transformative community-based dialogue while modeling the skillfulness to walk in brave space. At his core is a strong knowledge of self and commitment to personal impact. Seann fosters community development while he is vested in forming right relationship across difference including race, sex, gender, and ecology. Spiritually he is driven to serve from a place of liberation, justice, and equity.

Seann has served the Naropa community in a variety of roles since 2012. Seann joined MCIC after serving as Project Manager for Systems Support and Coordination in Academic Affairs, a concierge of sorts for curriculum development and assessment where he produced the BA Capstone Festival, was instrumental as an Instructional Designer, and as an advocate in contemplative technology. Prior to serving as a project manager, Seann was an Undergraduate Academic Advisor where he excelled at forming deep relationships with students. Seann is responsible for coining the phrase and hosting the now annual arts and community celebration, Keep Naropa Weird. He was the co-founder of the Staff Executive Council, giving voice in leadership to non-executive staff. Trained in non-violent communication, authentic leadership, and permaculture design, Seann offers a blend of educator, designer, and social justice activist. Seann holds a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Education and History from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Master of Science in Educational Media Design and Technology, from Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.