UW-Green Bay team attends NCORE conference

image001Eric Arneson, vice chancellor for student affairs and campus climate) and Susan Gallagher-Lepak, dean of the College of Health, Education and Social Work (CHESW) led a dynamic team of UW-Green Bay faculty and staff to the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in New Orleans May 29 to June 2, 2018. This national conference is for faculty, staff and students to collaborate with recognized and effective practitioners and change makers to transform higher education’s mission for diversity.

The UW-Green Bay team included: Jolanda Sallmann (Social Work), Forest Brooks (First Nations Studies), Jennifer Jones (Admissions), Rosa Serrano (Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs), Claudia Guzman (Student Life), Francis Akakpo (Social Work), JP Leary (First Nations Education), Stacie Christian (Inclusive Excellence & Pride Center), Adam Novotny (Student Life), Jamie Froh-Tyrell (Education) and Nicole Kurth (Residence Life). The team is committed to work together to improve diversity and inclusion on campus. Team ideas will be worked on in the upcoming year and reported to the Chancellor’s Committee on Inclusive Excellence. This conference attracted nearly 4,000 attendees. The photo shows part of the UW-Green Bay team. From left to right: Froh-Tyrell, Jones, Akakpo, Kurth, Arneson, Novotny and  Serrano.