Save the Date! Upcoming Events
The Westchester Faculty Council and the SGA host the Community Trivia Challenge on February 28, the College of Health Professions will host its Distinguished Lecture Series on March 5 and Pace's Faculty Center hosts its Best Practices Conference on March 23.
Community Trivia Challenge
How many years are in a score? In what country would you find Mount Kilimanjaro? Who interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 Video Music Awards? If you know the answers to any of these (or even if you have a really solid hunch!) then you're invited to this very special community trivia night in Pleasantville. This even is hosted by the Westchester Campus Faculty Council and Student Government Association. You are able to register either as an individual or as a team; individual participants will be randomly assigned to a team the evening of the event and all teams must comprise a total of four people, two faculty/staff and two students.
Wednesday, February 28
Kessel, Multipurpose Room
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
CHP's Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series
In celebration of the many successes of the College of Health Professions and Dean Feldman's 25th year, CHP invites you to join them for their distinguished lecture series. This year, the school will host a conversation about diversity and inclusion, led by G. Rumay Alexander, a nationally known expert in the field. Panel speakers will include:
- >> G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, FAAN: The Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Alexander has a compelling record of leadership and advocacy outside and within the UNC community. Her passion for equity of opportunity and courageous dialogues to steward and promote human flourishing has led to appointments on landmark health care initiatives including the Commission of Workforce for Hospitals and Health Systems of the American Hospital Association. Alexander is the President of the National League of Nursing and has won numerous awards for her leadership in numerous organizations
- >> President Marvin Krislov: Prior to his appointment at Pace University, President Krislov served as the President of Oberlin College where he led collaborative efforts to make the College and Conservatory of Music more rigorous, diverse, inclusive, and accessible to students from every socioeconomic background. President Krislov's career demonstrates a commitment to recognizing the importance of diversity in higher education.
- >> Professor Randolph M. McLaughlin, JD: A civil rights attorney, and Pace University professor of law, McLaughlin began his legal career at the Center for Constitutional Rights, a civil rights/civil liberties legal organization in New York City. Throughout his career, specializing in voting rights litigation, McLaughlin has fought for the rights of activists and the communities across the country.
- >> Professor Joanne K. Singleton, PhD: An accomplished clinician, educator, and researcher with numerous national and international publications and presentations on evidence-based practice, cultural competence, appreciative inquiry, research methods, teaching and learning, and clinical conditions. Singleton is presently serving her second term as the National Academies of Practice, Nursing Academy Chairperson. Recently, Singleton published two studies of DNP students that reported on enhancing transcultural self-efficacy, and evidence-based practice beliefs and implementation though curriculum design.
- >> Director of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs Cornell Craig: Craig has been with the University since 2009, and has developed numerous programs in an effort to support and foster diversity.
The event will be held on March 5, 2018, from 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. in Schimmel Center, and will be webcast to the Stephen J. Friedman Multi-Purpose Room in Pleasantville.
If you are able to attend, please RSVP to Rebecca Sciame, email@example.com, by Tuesday, February 20.
Upcoming Faculty Center Events
Best Practices Conference
New York City Campus
For a complete schedule of events, visit the Best Practices Conference website.
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For a complete schedule of events, visit the Faculty Institute website.
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