Clarice Ford ’92, ’95 (Seattle, BA, MEd) was named the 2018 recipient of the Outstanding Commitment in Education award by the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office. The honor was awarded during a Black History Month Celebration held in the Illinois State Capitol Rotunda. Ford is currently the University of Illinois Springfield vice chancellor for student affairs.
Dr. Harriet Schwartz ’09 (GSLC, PhD) served as the keynote speaker for the Cedar Crest College summer 2022 faculty development day. With Relational Cultural Theory as a foundation, Schwartz presented her work on relational teaching. In addition, she engaged the faculty in dialogue regarding authenticity, role, and relational clarity in the teaching space. Schwartz is a Professor of Relational Practice and Higher Education in the Graduate School of Leadership and Change.