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: Wednesdays 1:00pm-4:00pm by appointment
Student Assistant Marina Delgado
Marina Delgado (she/her/hers) is currently a 4th-year undergraduate student at the University of California, Irvine studying Psychology and Social Behavior under the school of Social Ecology. She is a transfer student and took Living 101 her 3rd year. She instantly fell in love with the class and knew this course would change her life forever. Since her graduation of Living 102, Marina has profoundly adopted the many practices she learned from this series and her life has changed to a more positive, heart-centered perspective. She is the new student assistant for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year and is looking forward to helping and being a part of everyone’s journey to a more happy, loving, and fulfilling life!