Women in Leadership Week is highlighted by workshops Tuesday and Thursday next week.
On Tuesday, the Workshop on Leadership Styles will explore things you need to know about leadership and will highlight various leadership styles and their impact so you can become a better leader. That is from 9 to 10 a.m. at The Spot. Food will be provided. For details, go online.
On Thursday, learn about Wisdom from Women in the Workplace from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thwing Spartan Room on the third floor. Panel discussion will feature the following professional leaders: Barbara Danforth, CEO and president, YWCA of Cleveland; Dr. Marjorie Greenfield, associate professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Ka-Pi Hoh, PhD, department head–Blend Test Services, The Lubrizol Corporation; Maria Miranda, development specialist, Junior Achievement; and Panel Facilitator Lauren Onkey, PhD, vice president of Education and Public Programs for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Lunch is provided. Please email reservations by today.
A scholarship conference is being held Sept. 18 at Nord Hall on the Case Western Reserve University campus for high school and college students and parents. Sponsored by CWRU, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the United Negro College Fund, the conference will feature a parent workshop from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; student workshops from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; and a scholarship vendor's fair from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The event is free and lunch will be provided. Registration is required. Register online by Sept. 13 or call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 216.368.2904.
New members have been elected to the Case Western Reserve University Staff Advisory Council (SAC) for a two-year term beginning Sept. 20. They are:
College of Arts and Sciences: Karyn M. Newton and Kathleen Dowdell; Case School of Engineering: Heidi Fanta, Maria Marzano and Kathleen Ballou; Case School of Law: Candice Lynnette Storey and Felicia Westbrooks; Weatherhead School of Management: Paul Breitzmann and Meagan Kittrick; Case School of Medicine: Daniel Anker, Sally Berri, Kelly Camlin, Dominic Dorazio, Sheila Evensen, Rosalyn Foster, Andrew S. Fu, Michael Gilkey, Anita Gupta, Michelle R. Jacobs, Barbara Juknialis, Rebecca Kahl, Karen McColl, Michael Payne, Alex Polinkovsky, Jennifer (JC) Scharf-Deering, Christine Torrence, Nicola Ziady, Susan Brill, Sharon Callahan, Staci M. Garlington Taylor, Allmarie Munroe, Brinn Omabegho and Shannon Swiatkowski.
SAC General Council meetings are held in Adelbert Hall, Toepfer Room, 10-11:30 a.m. in the months of October, December, February, April, June and August. Dates to be determined.
Help rebuild East Cleveland neighborhoods Saturday morning. Meet at the MLK Civic Center, 14801 Shaw Ave., off Euclid Avenue for free continental breakfast. Give back to America this Saturday. Email for more information.
Graduate and professional students are invited to Graduate and Professional Student Social Hours hosted by the Graduate and Professional Council, the first of which begins tonight. Join fellow grad/professional students tonight from 5 p.m. until closing at the Jolly Scholar for great specials on food and drinks and the chance to talk with fellow students from across the university. The Jolly Scholar is in Thwing Student Center at 11111 Euclid Ave. For more information, contact by email.
Friday is the first of a series of lectures on The Severance Saga, based on the findings of a new biography about the Cleveland Severances, whose philanthropy contributed to the architectural and cultural vitality of the Circle. Western Reserve Historical Society, The Cleveland Orchestra, the Women’s Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art and Case Western Reserve University are the sponsors of the fall lecture series.
Each of the four lectures will be given by Diana Tittle, author of The Severances: An American Odyssey, from Puritan Massachusetts to Ohio’s Western Reserve, and Beyond, a 400-page biography published in early September.
Friday’s lecture is at 7 p.m. at the Western Reserve Historical Society, 10825 East Blvd. in the University Circle of Cleveland. Future lectures will be Sept. 24, Oct. 8 and Oct. 22. For more information, contact Angie Lowrie at 216-721-5722 ext. 297 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Al Aitken, MFA, instructor of art education, exhibited his photo collages in Collage X 12: Summit Art Space, Akron, at the Ohio Collage Society Annual Exhibition at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, and at the Annual National Collage Society Exhibition in Atlanta.
His photographic work has been published in the Akron Beacon Journal, the National Collage Society’s Exhibition Catalogue and the Southside News Leader.