Register for WOCC Fall Luncheon

Registration is open for the 2018 Michigan ACE Women’s Network Women of Color Collaborative Luncheon, set for Friday, November 9, at Ferris State University in Big Rapids.

Ana L. Ramirez-Saenz

Ana L. Ramirez-Saenz

“Let’s Talk About It” will include lunch, deliberative dialogues, optional tours of the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, the Museum of Sexist Objects, and networking opportunities. The luncheon is scheduled from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with optional museum tours at 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.

Ana L. Ramirez-Saenz, a member of the Ferris State University Board of Trustees, will be the keynote speaker. She is the CEO and owner of La Fuente Consulting LLC, diversity and inclusion consultancy, established in 2000. She was previously the marketing and training manager for Steelcase Financial and an assistant product manager for Turnstone, at Steelcase Inc.

More details are online, including hotel information.

Conference parking information

The Michigan ACE Women’s Network annual conference is June 4-5 in Lansing. Below is parking information from the Radisson Hotel:

Discounted overnight parking is $14; day rate for Radisson parking ramp is $20; the nearby Lansing city ramp is $10 per day or $1 per hour.


MCCA Presidential Candidate Symposium

Plan your path to a community college presidency at this symposium sponsored by the Michigan Community College Association.

The Presidential Candidate Symposium is set for May 31-June 1 at Lake Michigan College.

Presenters are below:

• President Angela Provart, Pauly Group Consulting

• President Bill Pink, Grand Rapids Community College

• President Christine Hammond, Mid Michigan Community College

• President Don McMasters, Alpena Community College

• President Kojo Quartey, Monroe County Community College

• President Laura Coleman, Bay College