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General Education Conference - Inspiring Change, Empowering Innovation:Women in the World Today

  October 5, 2012 9:00 AM
  October 5, 2012 3:00 PM
  Alverno College
This year’s General Education Conference highlights women, women in education, and how women’s education has influenced change. This focus is part of Alverno College’s yearlong celebration of its 125th Anniversary. The conference is a great beginning to Homecoming weekend and will include seminar offerings by alumnae, faculty, staff, and students. Everyone is welcome to participate – and we hope that a record number of alums will join us this year.





General Education Conference Agenda
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome by Amy Shapiro, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy

9:00 - 10:15 a.m. - Check which session you will be attending.

Attitudes toward Women’s Education from the 1960s and Beyond Conference Center

The Role of a Women’s College in Education
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. - Check which session you will be attending
Our Alverno Alumnae and Their Impact in the Wisconsin Community Alverno Alumnae with Mediator Dominique Kyle Conference Center This panel discussion will center on Art Department alumnae who have taken on the odds to build a business or satisfying career. One of the key components of doing this was the belief they could do it. Alumni will discuss their impact on the Milwaukee community and how their Alverno education has influenced their futures.
Angela Dye -Empowerment Starts here: Seven Principles to Empowerment Urban Youth LA 109

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch and Keynote

Including Alverno Alumna Debra Amesqua '04 , Retired Fire Chief, City of Madison,WI 

  Carrie Bilicki '95, '11 MSN,RN,ACNS-BC,OCN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Froedtert Hospital.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Musical Performance
Professional Musician Alumna Sue DaBaco '03 and band, Adekola Adedapo '10, Chris Miota '91, and Ginny Wiskowski '09

2:00 -3:00 p.m. Have your portrait taken and be a part of a giant Alverno photograph! Joyce Lange, Chris Renstrom and Lynda Sommers will assist you to be a part of Alverno! Come to the Media Hub hallway for your sitting-this will only take a few minutes!
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Art Department Faculty Reiman Plaza Create a small image in one of the “windows” with oil pastels on canvas! Show your artistic spirit! Faculty will be on hand to help you! Everyone invited!
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Stop by the opening Reception in Kellogg Gallery -4th fl. of L.A. Building to visit with the artists and view gorgeous photography exhibited by the Alverno Faculty and Staff.
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