Alumni Conference on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

DEI Conference


As part of Stockton University’s commitment to providing ongoing opportunities for alumni to engage in open dialogue about diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice issues, Alumni Relations and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion have launched a year-long alumni conference focused on these topics. 

This series aims to foster meaningful conversations and collective learning among Stockton alumni and faculty, staff, students, and other guests to promote anti-racism and help build a more equitable world.

Each session will focus on broad questions and feature distinguished alumni and others.

 

Learn more about how you can support Stockton's social justice and equity programs.


Upcoming Events:

DEI

Alumni Conference on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Panel Discussion on Between the World and Me
Sept. 28, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join fellow alumni and friends for the fourth session of our year-long Alumni Conference on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. This panel discussion, moderated by Professor of Africana Studies and Communication Studies Donnetrice J. Allison, will focus on the Conference Planning Committee's Summer Reading Selection, Between the World and Me - authored by Ta-Nehisi Coates. 


Previous Events:

 

Shared Governance, Institutional Structures and Anti-Racism
April 28; 6:30-8:00 p.m.

This third event will answer how diversity and inclusivity look within a shared governance structure and what anti-racism means in shared governance featuring a distinguished panel of Stockton alumni, faculty, staff and students.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, HERE IS THE RECORDING FROM OUR THIRD EVENT:

MEET THE PANELISTS FOR OUR THIRD EVENT

Jessica Grullon

Jessica Grullon `09
Associate Director of Admissions Services,
Stockton University

Ariane

Ariane Hutchins-Newman `90
Assistant Dean, School of Health Sciences,
Stockton University

T King

Terry King `96
Captain of Detectives,
Camden County Prosecutors Office

Marion McClary

Marion McClary `90
Professor of Biology, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences,
Fairleigh Dickinson University

Raymond

Raymond Royster `05
Coordinator of Victim Witness Unit,
Atlantic County Prosecutors Office

ragland

Moderator:
Christian D. Ragland, MPA
Manager of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion,
AtlantiCare

Diversity, Inclusivity and Freedom of Speech
March 31; 6:30-8:00 p.m.

This session will cover the relationship between diversity and inclusivity and the First Amendment principle of Freedom of Speech, featuring a distinguished panel of alumni and other members of the Stockton community. We will also examine the role of various sectors and individuals in addressing speech and expression that may be viewed as offensive and hateful, among other topics.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, HERE IS THE RECORDING FROM OUR SECOND EVENT:

MEET THE PANELISTS FROM OUR SECOND EVENT

Ellen Bailey

Ellen D. Bailey
Deputy General Counsel, Office of General Counsel,
Stockton University

Kevin Cathcart

Kevin Cathcart `76
Former Executive Director,
Lambda Legal

John DeRose

John A. DeRose `07
Partner,
Goldberg Segalla LLP

Ariane Hutchins-Newman

Ariane Hutchins-Newman `90
Assistant Dean, School of Health Sciences,
Stockton University

Terry King

Terry King `96
Captain of Detectives,
Camden County Prosecutors Office

Valerie Hayes

Moderator:
Valerie Hayes

Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion,
Stockton University

Diversity & Inclusion: What Does it Mean for Higher Education
Feb. 25; 6:30-8:00 p.m.

This session will introduce concepts of diversity and inclusion and explore what these values mean for higher education featuring a distinguished panel of Stockton alumni, faculty, staff and students.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, HERE IS THE RECORDING FROM OUR FIRST EVENT:

MEET THE PANELISTS FROM OUR FIRST EVENT

Eric Anglero

Eric R. Anglero `13
Interim Associate Director, LGBT Center, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Princeton University

Stashia Emanuel

Stashia Emanuel `93
Vice Provost for Academic Services, 
Kentucky State University 

Sharone Glasco

Sharone Glasco `89
Associate Vice President of Student Success and Experiential Learning,
Lincoln University of PA 

Ed Marshall

Ed Marshall `92 
Director, Upward Bound Math Science, 
University of Pennsylvania 

Nicole Rodriguez

Nicole Rodriguez
Director, Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct,
Kean University 

Juana Socorro-Aguirre

Juana Socorro-Aguirre `10
Resident Director,
Morgan State University 


 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Carl Archut, Jr. `16 
Associate Director of Development, University of Florida

Paula Davis `76 
Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Atlantic Cape Community College

Steven Couras `08
Associate Dean of Residence Life and Off-campus Housing and Ombuds Associate, Curtis Institute of Music

Sara Faurot Crowley
Director of Alumni Relations, Stockton University

Stashia Emanuel `93
Vice Provost for Academic Services, Kentucky State University

Jessica Grullon `09 
Associate Director of Admissions Services, Stockton University

Valerie Hayes
Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion, Stockton University

Horace Knight, Jr. `03
Digital Marketing Strategist, Photographer

Ayisha Lee `14/M.B.A '17
Alumni Relations Program Specialist, Stockton University

Ed Marshall `92 
Director, Upward Bound Math Science University of Pennsylvania

Irvin Moreno Rodriguez `15 
Program Assistant of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, Stockton University

Daniel Nugent
Chief Development Officer & Executive Director, Stockton University Foundation, Stockton University

Ashlee Roberts
Executive Director of Student Affairs Planning and Operations, Stockton University

Beverly Vaughn 
Professor of Music, Stockton University