109 inaugural signers to the Moving the Needle pledge

The Moving the Needle initiative asks leaders in higher education to commit to increasing the number of women serving as presidents in higher education to 50% by 2030. The American Council on Education announced this week that 109 presidents and chancellors have already signed the pledge.

Find out more at the ACE website.

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New State Coordinator and Associate State Coordinator for New York State

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nereida Quiles, NYS ACEWN, Public Relations Officer

NEW YORK STATE Chapter, AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION WOMEN’S NETWORK (NYSACEWN)

The New York State chapter of the ACE Women’s Network announced this spring that Dr. Judith Tabron, Director of Faculty and Student Computing Services at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, . . . → Read More: New State Coordinator and Associate State Coordinator for New York State

Sue Maxam receives 2nd Annual NYSACEWN Catalyst Award

Sue Maxam, Ed.D., Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Education, Pace University

Congratulations to Dr. Sue Maxam—the 2015 recipient of the NYSACEWN Catalyst Award!

The “ACE Catalyst Award” is awarded on an annual basis to a woman leader in higher education who: exemplifies the mission of ACE/National Network of Women Leaders; dedicates herself to higher . . . → Read More: Sue Maxam receives 2nd Annual NYSACEWN Catalyst Award

Welcome to Nereida Quiles!

Join us in welcoming Nereida Quiles, who joins the Executive Board as our new Public Relations Officer!

Nereida is the Director of Admission for Adult Education at Concordia College-NY where she has worked for the past six years, successfully doubling enrollment within the first three years. She also serves as an adjunct professor in the . . . → Read More: Welcome to Nereida Quiles!

Sue Maxam appointed Assistant Vice-President at Pace University

Our own Sue Maxam, regional coordinator for the Westchester/Rockland region and part of the executive board of the New York State ACE Women’s Network, is now Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Education at Pace University, responsible for improving retention by strengthening the student experience.

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Celebrating the promotion of two of our institutional representatives

The Westchester-Rockland Region of the ACE Women’s Network congratulates and celebrates the following Institutional Representatives for their recent promotions:

Nereida Quiles, M.S. is now Director of Admission for Adult Education at Concordia College in Bronxville, NY. Sue Deer, Ed.D. is now Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Rockland Community College in Rockland, NY. . . . → Read More: Celebrating the promotion of two of our institutional representatives

Welcome to Sharon deVivo!

ACEWN welcomes Dr. Sharon DeVivo as the new Executive Board Secretary. She is currently the Senior Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Vaughn College in Queens, New York. In a prior position, she worked at Fordham University and CW Post in the areas of Public relations and Public Affairs. During her tenure at . . . → Read More: Welcome to Sharon deVivo!

Congratulations to Constantia Constantinou

Our institutional representative from SUNY Maritime College, Constantia Constantinou, SUNY Distinguished Librarian, has been appointed Dean of the University Libraries at Stony Brook University. Here’s a quote from Stony Brook’s press release:

“I am delighted that Constantia Constantinou, an academic leader in library management, technology, and inter-institutional collaborations, and a distinguished scholar in . . . → Read More: Congratulations to Constantia Constantinou

Westchester/Rockland Regional Activities: 2013-2013

Are you a member of the Westchester/Rockland region of the ACE Women’s Network? If you work in that area and haven’t joined yet, you might want to think about it for the upcoming year! Here’s the slate of activities from this past year. For more information, contact Dr. Sue Maxam, Regional Coordinator, at smaxam@pace.edu.

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Welcoming Satasha Green

ACEWN is delighted to introduce our new secretary on the Board of Directors, Satasha Green.

Currently, Satasha is the Dean at the School of Education at NYIT. In this capacity, she prepares teachers at the Graduate level to achieve a Masters of Education in Child Education and Instructional Technology. Courses at NYIT promote the use . . . → Read More: Welcoming Satasha Green