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College of Education alumnae to visit March 23 for conversation on transformational leadership

March 2, 2011

The NIU College of Education, in partnership with the NIU Alumni Association, will host “Transformational Leaders: Inspiring Change,” a moderated panel discussion featuring notable College of Education alumnae who hold significant leadership positions in their fields.

The Wednesday, March 23, event begins at 5 p.m. in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center.

Transformational Leaders: Inspiring Change

Co-sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center and the Women’s Studies Program, the event will bring four inspiring women to campus in honor of Women’s History Month:

  • Wanda Nelson, Ed.D. ’89, assistant vice president, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, University of Texas system
  • Shellie Y. Pfohl, M.S. ’90, executive director, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition
  • Beth Piper, M.S.Ed. ’84, director of curriculum, McDonald’s Corp.

The evening will begin with a reception from 5 to 6 p.m. featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres, followed by a panel discussion and question-and-answer session from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

To register for this event, contact Gail Hayenga at (815) 753-8370 or [email protected].