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Collaboration, Collectivity and Consciousness: Retaining Graduate Students of Color

Monday, September 19, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Collaboration, Collectivity and Consciousness: Retaining Graduate Students of Color is a part of the Diversity and Student Success Fall 2016 Speaker Series presented by The Graduate School

When: Monday, September 19, 2016 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Where: Pleasants Family Assembly Room Wilson Library

Cherrel Miller Dyce, PhD, MSW, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education and a faculty fellow for the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education at Elon University. A social justice advocate, mentor and social theorist, she believes in uplifting marginalized communities through education. She emphasizes cultural competence, diversity, social justice and critical self-reflection in all of her research projects. Dr. Dyce has received the Outstanding Mentor to Graduate Students Award from the American College Personnel Association. In 2015, Dr. Dyce released her co-edited book with Dr. Toni Milton Williams, D.I.V.A. Diaries: The Road to the Ph.D. and Stories of Black Women Who Have Endured, based on the DIVAS Collective. The Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic Sistas (DIVAS) Collective was co-founded by Dr. Dyce and Dr. Williams in 2009 as a support network for Black women who were earning their doctoral degrees.