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Meeting Agenda

10-10:30         Greetings and Networking

10:30-10:45    Welcome and Introductions

10:45-11:45    Best Practices Workshop

12-1                Lunch

1-1:45             PALOMA GPC Business and Program Planning

1:45-2             Next Month’s Agenda and Announcements


2013-2014 Meeting Schedule

Friday, September 27, 2013    Saint Joseph’s University

Friday, October 25, 2013        Eastern University

Friday, November 22, 2013     LaSalle University

Friday, December 13, 2013      Cabrini College

Friday, January 10, 2014        Virtual Meeting/Temple University through WebEx

Friday, February 21, 2014       Temple University

Friday, March 28, 2014           Rider University

Friday, April 25, 2014             University of Pennsylvania

Friday, May 16, 2014              Drexel University


Best Practices Workshop Schedule:

  • Friday, September 27, 2013 Saint Joseph’s University – Panel Discussion: The Field of Multiculturalism: Definition and Status
    • Panel Discussion: Dr. Valerie Dudley, Director, Institutional Diversity, Saint Joseph's University, Moderator. Panelists: Dr. Terry Nance, Assistant Vice President, Multicultural Affairs and Associate Professor, Communications Department, Villanova University; Rhonda Brown, Associate Vice President, Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership, Temple University;  and Dr. Shoshanna Edwards-Alexander, Director of Multicultural Life, Saint Joseph's University. Campion Student Center, the President's Lounge.
  • Friday, October 25, 2013 Eastern University -- Transgenderism and Diversity
    • Eastern University, Eagle Hall, Great Room, First Floor. Address: is 1300 Eagle Road, St. Davids, PA. Parking is free and located directly across from the building. Click here for a map and directions.
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    • Presenter: Dr. Landi Turner, Associate Professor and Co-Chair of the Psychology Department, Eastern University.
      • Landi also holds a position as Adjunct Professor at Widener University’s Graduate Center for Human Sexuality Education where she teaches two doctoral courses offered exclusively at Widener: “Sexuality and Technology”, “Foundations of Sexual Behavior”, and “Clinical Issues in the Transgender Community”. In addition, Landi is a therapist and partner at Central Counseling Associates, seeing individuals, and couples in private practice. At Eastern she is the faculty advisor for Refuge, the student LGBTA support group on campus.

        Landi received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Bates College, and her Masters in Therapy from Hahnemann Medical University, where she specialized in Movement psychotherapy. She earned her PhD from Widener University. At present, Landi is a member of the “American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists” and “The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality” and speaks regularly at national conferences for both.

  • Friday, November 22, 2013  LaSalle University – Campus-Wide Diversity Training
    • Presenters: Cherylyn Rush, Multicultural Education Coordinator, LaSalle University and Tchet Dorman, Director, Center for Social Justice and Multicultural Education, Temple University.
  • Friday, December 13, 2013  Cabrini College – Disability and Diversity
    • Presenter: Rose Makofske, Director of Equity and Diversity Initiatives, Montgomery County Community College
  • Friday, January 10, 2014 Virtual Meeting/Sponsored by Temple University - Gender, Sexuality and Sexism on College Campuses
    • Presenter: Dr. Carol Moeller, Associate Professor, Philosophy Department, Moravian College
  • Friday, February 21, 2014  Temple University – Facilitating Intergroup Dialogue for Student and Professional Development
    • Presenter: Tchet Dereic Dorman, Director, Center for Social Justice and Multicultural Education, Temple University
  • Friday, March 28, 2014  Rider University -- Retention and Mentoring
    • Presenters: Jackie Irving, Director Multicultural Student Initiatives and W. Wilson Goode Scholars Program, Eastern University; Rubin Joyner, Director, Educational Opportunity Program, Rider University;  and Tatiana Diaz, Director, Student Center for Inclusion & Culture, Drexel University.
  • Friday, April 25, 2014      University of Pennsylvania - Understanding Latino/a, Asian and Native American Student Issues
    • Presenters: Representatives from LaCasa Latina, Greenfield Intercultural Center, Pan Asian American Community House, and Makuu.
  • Friday, May 16, 2014  Drexel University – Campus-wide Diversity Assessments
    • Presenters: To be determined





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Monthly Networking Meetings with Colleagues

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Student Retreats