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Connecticut Women in Higher Education Spring Conference on Campus Friday
On Friday, March 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., women in higher education from around Connecticut will gather at the University of Hartford's Harry Jack Gray Center for a day of meetings, panels and networking.
The theme of the Connecticut Women in Higher Education Spring Conference is "Catalysts for Change." Keynote speakers will include Martha Shouldis, President and CEO of St. Vincent’s College; and Paul Vallas, Superintendent of Bridgeport Public Schools, among others.
University of Hartford Provost Sharon L. Vasquez will provide welcoming remarks. Morning and afternoon panels will cover such topics as Social Media in Professional Networks, K-12 Common Core, Affirmative Action, Funding in Higher Education, and Creating a Veteran-Friendly Campus. The afternoon will conclude with the announcement of the winners of the Academic and Administrative Distinguished Connecticut ACE Women in Higher Education Leadership Awards.
A light breakfast and full luncheon are included in the conference fee. All are welcome to attend. Register at http://ctacespringconference.eventbrite.com/.
The Connecticut ACE Women’s Network is an informal network of women administrators, faculty and others associated with or supportive of higher education in the state of Connecticut. Formed under the auspices of the Office of Women in Higher Education of the American Council on Education, the Network’s mission is to identify women leaders, develop their leadership abilities, encourage the use of those abilities, advance women leaders, link them to other women and mentors, and support women in mid- and executive-level positions throughout their careers. For more information, visit http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/owhect/Site/Welcome_to_OWHECT.html.