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Register now for the Florida Office of Women in Higher Education (FLOWHE) Conference Oct. 12




October 12, 2012

Stetson University

Carlton Union Building – Stetson Room

DeLand, FL  

8:00am – 8:45am

Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 9:30am Welcome & FLOWHE Updates

     Beatriz Gonzalez, Ph.D., Executive Board Chair, FLOWHE

9:45am – 10:45am Challenging Personnel Issues & Conflict Resolution

     Nerissa Morris, Vice President, Human Resources, University of Miami

11:00am – 12:15pm Presidential Panel: Career Paths to Senior Leadership & the Presidency

      Dr. Wendy Libby, President, Stetson University

     Dr. Maggie Cabral–Maly, Campus President, Kent Campus and Cecil Center

      Florida State College at Jacksonville

12:15pm – 1:30pm Lunch

Woman of the Year Award

      Presented to Dr. Belle Wheelen, Ph.D.

      Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

      Commission on Colleges


Keynote Address – Diversifying Your Campus through Purposeful Leadership

      Shirlyon McWhorter-Jones – Director, Equal Opportunity Programs & Diversity,

      Florida International University

1:45pm – 3:00pm Break – Out Sessions


Negotiating  for Success (Faculty, Directors, Deans & above) – Stetson Room

  Speaker – TBD

Negotiating for Success (Adm.  Assistants, Supervisors & Managers)–Private Dining Room

  Lenore Prado, M.S., PHR, Associate Director, Human Resources, St. Thomas University

Pursuing Graduate Degrees (Student Session) – 1st Floor Faculty Lounge

          Nancee Bailey, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Embry Riddle University

          Lynn Comer Jones, Ph.D., CPA,  Associate Dean for Accreditation, Assessment & Continuous

          Improvement, Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida

          Angela McCorvey, Ph.D., Associate Vice President, Office of Diversity and International                                             

         Education and Programs, University of West Florida


3:15pm – 4:45pm Best Practices and Pitfalls in Career Planning & Job Searches

     Elizabeth “Betsy” A. Alden, Ph.D., Alden & Associates, Inc.

     Ellen T. Heffernan, Partner, The Spelman & Johnson Group

     Jessica Kozloff, Ph.D., President, Academic Search, Inc.

     Clyda Rent, Ph.D., Rent Consulting Group, LLC


5:00pm – 6:00pm Social Hour – The Palm Court

 About the Conference:

The FLOWHE 2012 Conference is open to all women in higher education within Florida and neighboring Southern states.

 This conference is also an excellent opportunity for female graduate students to explore career paths in higher education.

 This conference will:

IDENTIFY women leaders

DEVELOP their leadership abilities

ENCOURAGE the use of those abilities

ADVANCE women’s careers

LINK them to other women and mentors

SUPPORT women in mid and executive-level positions throughout their careers

Conference Fees:

   Education Professionals:  $100 until September 14, 2012

   Education Professionals: $125 September 15, 2012

   Students: $75 until September 14, 2012

   Students: $100 September 15, 2012 

To register:  www.stu.edu/flowhe 

Directions to Stetson University: http://www.stetson.edu/other/visit/directions.php

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