Center for Regional Change


Alex is a transfer re-entry student studying Community and Regional Development with a focus on the social determinants of health and economic development in rural communities.  He currently has his own massage therapy practice and has successfully pioneered for the past six years a trauma-informed, social justice based business model.  After graduation, Alex plans on expanding his business model into a patient-practitioner cooperative and will be pursuing a Ph.D. in geography, focusing on economic and community development after disasters. In his free time, Alex has a passion for cooking from scratch and an experiential/experimental approach to history and anthropology.