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Location:
Online event; free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Jennifer Lamm
Department of Political Science
jenniferlamm@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
The President’s Council on Women in Higher Education; Institutional Inclusive Excellence; College of Liberal Arts; McCoy College of Business; Common Experience
Official Common Experience Event
 
» Free Registration (required)
» Symposium Website
 
Dynamic Women, Diverse Paths
The Women’s Leadership Symposium is a half-day, virtual event, open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. The symposium blends faculty academic research presentations with practical discussions about the experience of women’s leadership. This year’s theme is “Dynamic Women: Diverse Paths.”
 
Featured Speakers (Tentative):
  • Dr. Denise M. Trauth, President, Texas State University (opening remarks)
  • Jane Hughson, Mayor, City of San Marcos
  • Martha Castex-Tatum, Council Member, District K, Houston City Council
  • Tina Cannon, Executive Director, Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Candice Woodruff, Director of Policy and Planning, Texas State University System Governmental Relations
  • Deborah D. Tucker, President, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence Board of Directors
  • Dr. Shetay Ashford-Henserd, Assistant Professor, Department of Organization, Workforce, and Leadership Studies; Principal Investigator, Association of Collaborative Communities Equipping Youth for STEM Success, Texas State University
  • Rhonda Smith, Founder and Executive Director, Spirit Reins
  • Amy Ledbetter Parham, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Texas
  • Dr. Gloria Martinez, Professor, Department of Sociology; Director, Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; Director, Minor in Latina/o Studies, Texas State University
  • Dr. Nelly R. Herrera, Vice Chancellor and General Counsel, Texas State University System Office of the Vice Chancellor and General Counsel
  • Dr. Cynthia Hernandez, Vice President for Student Affairs, Texas State University
  • Dr. Sofia Chapman, Associate Dean of Student Life; Director, Diversity, Texas Tech University School of Law
  • Dr. Debbie Thorne, Associate Provost, Office of the Provost and VP for Academic Affairs; Professor of Marketing, Texas State University (closing remarks)
Moderators (Tentative):
  • Dr. Laurie Fluker, Associate Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication; Associate Professor, Texas State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Dr. Alexis Stokes, Associate Dean for Faculty and Research; Associate Professor of Business Law, McCoy College of Business, Texas State University
  • Dr. Mary Brennan, Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Texas State University
If you require accommodations to participate, please contact 512.245.2278 or osdi@txstate.edu at least 72 hours prior to the event.
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Location:
Online event; free registration required
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ramces Luna
Leadership Institute
ramcesluna@txstate.edu
512.245.5329
Campus Sponsor:
Institutional Inclusive Excellence, Leadership Institute, Dean of Students
Official Common Experience Event
 
» Free Registration (required)
» Symposium Website
 
Mas Que Un Momento: Our Movement
The annual Hispanic Policy Network Symposium will be a time for our Latinx staff/faculty and students to engage and learn from key experts in our community about organizing in higher education and using our talents to create equitable practices in higher education. The HPN Spring Symposium brings together Texas State students, faculty, staff, and community members to meet, exchange, and learn information, ideas, and best practices that support and serve Hispanics and Latinx communities in higher education. This year's Symposium focuses on the innovative spirit of our cultures and their contributions to our community, society, and the world at large. The Symposium will give us a space to honor past contributions, celebrate present accomplishments, and discuss building a better future together. The symposium will include workshops, lectures, presentations, and keynote addresses.
 
Featured Speakers (Tentative):
  • Keynote: Judge Lina Hidalgo, County Judge of Harris County, Texas
  • Alex Molina, legislative correspondent/staff assistant, U.S. House of Representatives, Texas State alumnus
  • Karen Muñoz, St. Mary's University law student, Texas State alumna
  • Diana Gómez, Advocacy Manager, Progress Texas 
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Location:
Via Zoom
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Nandhini Rangarajan, nr11@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Political Science

Due to the winter storm, the February 23rd date has been rescheduled for September 14th.

On September 14th, 2021, the Master of Public Administration program in partnership with Elgl.org will host an Engaging Local Government Leaders workshop. This free online event will allow students interested in careers in or related to government, to learn from and network with public administrators.

An accomplished set of speakers will talk about their career trajectories towards leadership positions in an initial quickfire presentation part and then meet with student attendees in small groups to offer personalized suggestions and ideas for careers in government.

 

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