"Extreme Energy Solutions CEO/President Samuel K. Burlum Shares with Towson Students Cultural Competence"

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  • Samuel K. Burlum, invited guest to Towson, speaks with students to share lessons learned
  • Student's engage in discussion on how to set aside difference and how to work together

Extreme Energy Solutions CEO/President Samuel K. Burlum Shares with Towson Students Cultural Competence

For Immediate Release:  May 11, 2018, Towson, Maryland

Source: Extreme Energy Solutions, Inc., CEO/President serves as a guest lecturer at Towson University, sharing insight and experiences on Cultural Competency, with students who are on track as future educators and business leaders.

On April 3rd, and May 1st, 2018; the class room of Professor Lovely Thornton's played host a special guest lecturer; green tech company, Extreme Energy Solutions Inc., CEO/President, Samuel K. Burlum, shared with Towson students the importance of understanding areas of cultural competency and what that should mean for students who are on track to become future business leaders, work for a non-profit organization, or as a future educator in the classroom.

Burlum presented over forty-five minutes of case study examples how mastering the understanding and appreciating the areas of cultural competency can have a positive effect on how one can connect with other people, communities, and companies an help a person establish relationships by building on bonds of commonality.

"When a person comes to the realization that at the root of our basic human needs are the same regardless of race, religion, nationality; then the conversation on how two different people can work together to solve a problem can be had," expressed Burlum to the class.

"Though some people who choose to live with hate in their heart may discriminate against someone because of race, religion, gender, or social economic class; there are two things that you can rely on that does not discriminate and that is poverty and disease."

"When two people of different backgrounds and cultural differences can come to terms to appreciate the other person's story; then they will discover that in essence, the majority of people around the world want the same things," relayed Burlum.

Burlum also provided for Townson students that the biggest difference maker is that all walks of life desire opportunity, recognition for what they have to contribute to the human family experience, and basic needs met including clean air, water, and soil.

"Mr. Samuel Burlum's experience as CEO and President of Extreme Energy Solutions Inc., while leading the company's efforts in international business, serves Burlum with a wealth of knowledge and point of reference to present to my students," contributed Professor Thornton.

"Burlum had spoken to my students in the past and he did a fantastic job, and so I invited him back to share his knowledge and experiences with the next generation of students."

Burlum opened the floor to questions and answer with students allowing; students to speak of their own personal situations in search of remedy to their own confrontational experiences.

"You can tell that the students enjoyed the discussion, as they interacted and became engaged in the presentation before them. It was an honor, and I am thankful for the opportunity to pass down my knowledge with students eager to make a positive difference in other people's lives and within their communities. I also appreciate the class taking charge in class their project which aimed assist homeless shelters and aid hurricane relief efforts." Burlum concluded.

Students also participated in peer to peer discussions designed to assists students with the ability to become more inquisitive of other people's needs and how to become better listeners of people that are culturally different than themselves.

In addition to his post as CEO and President of the green tech company, Extreme Energy Solutions Inc., Samuel K. Burlum is an accomplished Investigative Reporter and Journalist, having over one hundred articles to his credit; is an author of three books; is a consultant for small business and emerging start-up companies that have a market disrupting technology or product; and has served on the board of multiple of directors for a number of non-profit organizations in a variety of capacities.

Burlum has spoken at Towson University, Sussex County Community College (NJ), World Green Energy Symposium, NY-NJ Minority Supplier Development Council Sustainability Summit; and featured in Natural Awakenings Magazine, Neighborhood Journal, and on Today in America with Terry Bradshaw.

Each student received a copy of the book, "The Race to Protect Our Most Important Natural Resource, Water," and "Main Street Survival Guide for Small Businesses," both books authored by Samuel K. Burlum

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