“Diversity Issues in Higher Education” Conference Tackles Critical Issues for Social Change

“We need a collective understanding of diversity to create actions that positively change our environment,” said Sophie Howlett, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Learning Support and Director of Accreditation and Assessment at Kean University (shown above), during the opening remarks at the Diversity Issues in Higher Education conference on November 14. Titled “The Changing Face…

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NJ’s Premier Diversity Issues in Higher Education Conference – Dedicated to the Memory of Rutgers Dr. Clement Price

Note: In honor of the recent loss of Rutgers University Dr. Clement Alexander Price (1945 – 2014), this year’s conference will be dedicated to his legacy. Dr. Price taught history at the Newark campus, where he was a Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, and was an American Conference on Diversity 2004 Humanitarian Award honoree. The 14th Annual…

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Why Attend “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” Conference?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Brunswick, NJ – The American Conference on Diversity will hold the 13th Annual “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” statewide conference at Montclair State University on November 8. This information-rich event, titled “Bridging the Digital Divide: Equity, Education, and Technology in the Global Marketplace,” will address critical issues for higher-education administrators, faculty,…

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Bridging the Digital Divide & Five More Reasons to Attend “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Technology fuels the power that leads to global decision-making across all sectors of society–and the absence of any voice in these conversations can be deafening,” says American Conference on Diversity President and CEO Elizabeth Williams-Riley. To help bridge the technology gap between the haves and have not’s through education, the American Conference…

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Diversity Issues in Higher Education Draws 100 Social-Justice Change Makers

“Our goal today is to open minds,” said the American Conference on Diversity President & CEO Elizabeth Williams-Riley to a packed room of educators, faculty, students, and diversity professionals at “Who Has the Access C.O.D.E.? Positioning a Generation for the Best Careers, Opportunities, and Diversity Through Education” conference on November 16. Williams-Riley’s remarks at the…

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Moving Forward After Sandy: Leaders Unite at Higher Ed Conference

As New Jersey slowly returns to normalcy in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, community leaders, educators, and institutions throughout New Jersey are coming together to explore strategies for moving forward at the American Conference on Diversity’s 12th Annual Statewide Conference on Diversity Issues in Higher Education. “Who Has the Access C.O.D.E.? Positioning a Generation for…

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First Latina County Prosecutor in NJ to Keynote 12th Conference

American Conference on Diversity celebrates Hispanic Heritage month with the announcement of Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes as keynote speaker at the 12th Annual Statewide Conference on Diversity Issues in Higher Education. Titled “Who Has the Access C.O.D.E.? Positioning a Generation for Better Careers, Opportunities & Diversity Through Education,” this year’s signature event will…

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