Professor Valerie René Sheppard
Valerie Sheppard is a lecturer in the UCI Paul Merage School of Business. She is a #1 best-selling author, certified Laughter Yoga instructor, and professional improv comedienne. Using her 4-Step Happy to Be ME!© process as a foundation, undergrads and graduate students are reducing stress, strengthening communication skills, getting clarity on their desires and life purpose, and feeling more courage and confidence, even in difficult situations
Office Location: Paul Merage School of Business, SB1 3232
Office Hours: TBD, By Appointment
Student Assistant Trystan Colburn
Trystan Colburn is currently a 4th-year undergraduate student majoring in Drama at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine. He is living his dream every day by studying and pursuing what he loves. Trystan took Living 101 his 2nd year in 2017 and fell in love with the class. Trystan hopped on board as the Student Assistant after successfully graduating Living 102. Trystan is looking forward to meeting everyone and helping students start their journey towards a more satisfying, fulfilling, fun, and heart-centered life!