Leadership Day


Schedule of Events 2016

3:30pm    Campus Tour. (Student or Self-Guided)

5:00pm    Wine and Cheese Reception. Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building

6:30pm    Dinner On Your Own.

8:00am       Registration and Continental Breakfast. Lovick P. Corn Center. First Floor, Pierce Chapel.

9-9:30am    Welcome. Lovick P. Corn Center. First Floor. Pierce Chapel.

  • Melanie Filson Lewis ’93, Wesleyan Alumnae Association President.
  • Ruth A. Knox ’75, Wesleyan College President. 

9:30-10:30am   Wesleyan Today.  

  • Where It All Begins. Steve Farr, Vice President for Enrollment Services.
  • The Classroom & Beyond. Vivia F. Fowler, Provost/VP for Academic Affairs.
  • The Wesleyan Student Experience. Patricia Gibbs, Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of  Students.
  • Giving Back. Andrea Williford, Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

10:45am    Morning Break.

11-11:45am    Leading the Way. Pierce Chapel Chancel.

  • Guest Speaker: Glenna Dod Meyer, Ed.D., D. Abbott Turner Professor of Free Enterprise and Professional Studies, Wesleyan College. (Speaker Bio)
  • Guest Speaker: Lori Reese Patton ’90, J.D., Chief Learning Officer for Leadership Development for the law firm of Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice, LLP.   (Speaker Bio)                                 

12:15pm    Lunch & Listen. Student Panel Discussion. Manget Dining Room, Olive Swann Porter Building. 

1:15-2:30pm    Leadership Workshops & Breakout Groups. Choose your area of interest:

  • Admission. Sherry Neal ’96, WCAA VP for Admission and Tracy Ward Tilley ’89, Alumnae Admission Program Coordinator. Taylor Amphitheatre.
  • Alumnae Clubs & Activities. Abbie Smoak Lacienski ’01, WCAA President-Elect, Cathy
  • Coxey Snow ’71, Alumnae Director, and Mary Kathryn Borland ’04, Associate Alumnae Director. Benson Room, Candler Alumnae Center.
  • Development. Jan Lawrence ’80, WCAA VP for Development, Andrea Williford, VP for Advancement, and Whitney Davis, Annual Fund Director. Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building.
  • From Here to Career. Kathleen Crownover, Director of Career Development, Lovick P. Corn Center. First Floor, Pierce Chapel.

2:30pm    Afternoon Break.

2:45-3:30pm    Wrap Up & Sign Up! Melanie Lewis and Lori Patton. Lovick P. Corn Center. Pierce Chapel.      
3:30pm    Campus Tour. (Optional)

3:30-8:30pm    Pioneer Fest. Food and fun in the Arboretum (Optional)

*Bookstore Hours: Friday, 10-5pm and Saturday, 3:30-5pm

The Wesleyan College Alumnae Association would like to thank its Board of Managers and the generous contributions from alumnae who have underwritten the cost of the 2016 Leadership Day.

Committees on which you can serve:

Alumnae Club
Alumnae Weekend
Committee on Church Relations
Established: Alumnae Awards, Katharine Payne Carnes Lecture Series, Scholarship for Leadership
Georgia Women of Achievement
Pioneer Book Month
Student Relations

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