Westchester/Rockland’s regional activities this spring!

Are you a member of the Westchester/Rockland region of the New York State ACE Women’s Network? If you’re in that area and you haven’t joined yet, you might want to think about it for 2012-2013 – here’s the slate of activities just passed!

 

Regional activities since July, 2011:

·         Friday, April 27, 2012: Annual Spring  Awards Luncheon

o   Presentation Title:  Change –  The New Normal in Higher Education

o   Guest Speaker:  Dr. Susan Deer, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Rockland Community College

o   Dr. Carol Russett Award Winner (see criteria below): Dr. Margaret Fitzpatrick, President, St. Thomas Aquinas College

o   Attendance: 53

 

·         Friday, March 9, 2012: Professional Development Leadership Series

o   Presentation Title:  Blending Leadership Strategies in Achieving Success

o   Panelists:  Joanne Steele, CIO/Vice-Provost for Information Technology, Iona College; Irene Buckley, Chief of Staff, Mercy College; and Dr. Susan Deer, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Rockland Community College

o   Attendance:    98

 

·         Friday, October 28, 2011:  Professional Development Leadership Series

o   Presentation Title: Bringing Innovation & Creativity to Essential Programming Needs

o   Panelists: Dr. Dianna Dale, Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students:  College of Mount Saint Vincent;  Dr. Marjorie Glusker, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs; Vice President and Dean of Continuing Education: Westchester Community College; Dr. Clara Wajngurt, Professor of Mathematics, Queensborough Community College/City University of New York

o   Attendance:    49

 

Dr. Carol Russett Award Criteria:

The “Dr. Carol S. Russett Award” is given on an annual basis to a woman educator who:

  1. Exemplifies the mission of ACE/National Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education;
  2. Dedicates herself to higher education by serving her students, colleagues, and institution generously;
  3. Demonstrates a personal commitment to professional growth and enrichment;
  4. Unselfishly has given of her time and energy in assisting other women in their professional development as a mentor and role model; and
  5. Demonstrates an interest and concern for her community outside the academic environment.

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