Thursday September 12, 2013
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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U-M Detroit Center 
Orchestra Place
3663 Woodward Ave, suite 150
Detroit, MI, MI 48201

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Ebony Reddock
Center for the Education of Women, University of Michigan

Best Practices in Higher Education:

A Local Perspective 


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Please join the Center for the Education of Women's Michigan Partners Project for a speaker event.  Learn more about two local and promising approaches to support Michigan women with low or no income who are also completing higher education degrees.


Dr. Stephanie Bulger
District Vice Chancellor of Educational Affairs and Distance Learning

Wayne County Community College District, Detroit

Ellen Judge-Gonzalez
Director, Student Outreach and Academic Services (SOAR) Program

University of Michigan-Dearborn

Dr. Stephanie Bulger is the District Vice Chancellor of Educational Affairs and Distance Learning at Wayne County Community College District.  As Vice Chancellor, Dr. Bulger oversees faculty development and student learning.  Under her leadership, WCCCD has increased enrollment and tailored course offerings to improve urban students’ preparedness for in-demand employment sectors such as IT and Health Care.  She has been honored by the Michigan ACE (American Council of Education) Network for her work in nurturing leadership among Detroit women and mothers who have low to no incomes.

Ellen Judge-Gonzalez is the director of the Student Outreach and Academic Resources (SOAR) Program.  SOAR encourages socially and economically disadvantaged individuals from the Detroit metropolitan community to attend the University of Michigan-Dearborn by provides reduced tuition, mentoring, book subsidies and academic/ personal support.  Under her leadership, SOAR has been acknowledged by multiple Detroit metropolitan organizations for increasing educational access for nontraditional students.  Judge-Gonzalez also serves on the Executive Board for the U-M Dearborn Commission on Women, which aims to improve conditions for women on campus and nurture relationships with the metropolitan community.