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Morley Segal & Edith Whitfield Seashore Fellowship

The Morley Segal & Edith Whitfield Seashore Fellowship Fund was developed in recognition and appreciation of AU/NTL founders, Morley Segal and Edith Seashore, to benefit students of the AU/NTL master’s program in organization development (MSOD). The fellowship fund provides scholarship support to its recipients and assists with costs related to educational expenses. 

2010-2011 Awardees


M. Carmen Lane
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Class of 2011
MS/Organization Development

Carmen is principal consultant for The Lane-Leota Consulting Group, a diversity and organization development firm.  Carmen studied Women’s Studies at Earlham College and spent many years providing advocacy to survivors of sexual violence as well as diversity education, training, and professional development for service providers. Upon completion of the MSOD program, Carmen would like to collaborate with seasoned consultants to deepen connections between use of self, theories of OD, and the practice of systems change.


Stacie Garnett
Hometown: Boston, MA
Class of 2011
MS/ Organization Development

Stacie Garnett is the director of health equity and access at NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts. Within this organization, she has a number of responsibilities including, coordinating coalitions to improve access to reproductive and sexual health services, overseeing research on barriers to access, working to reduce racial and ethnic reproductive health disparities, and spearheading the organization’s diversity initiative. Stacie studied English at Wellesley College and has a background in community organizing. Upon completion of her degree, Stacie plans to use her skills to help social justice non-profit organizations achieve their missions more effectively.

Ross Gruebel, MSM
Hometown: Lancaster, Ohio
Class of 2011
MS/Organization Development

Ross is both principal consultant at RE Gruebel International, Inc., and a business consultant at Sapient Government Services. Ross is currently working towards his second master’s degree, previously earning a master’s of science in management. Upon graduation he aspires to assist international organizations, teams, and individual leaders effectively handle complex change and improvement initiatives.