ACE Women's Network: Pennsylvania

Western PA ACE Networking Event

ACE Western PA Networking Event
Thursday, September 14, 2017
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Penn State Beaver
Special Events Room, Student Union Building
100 University Drive | Monaca, PA 15061

Join us for an ACE Western PA Women’s Networking event, featuring President Karen Whitney of Clarion University. Registration opening shortly.

3:00-3:15 pm
Introductions

3:15-4:00 pm
President Karen Whitney, Clarion University
Dr. Whitney has more than 30 years experience in higher education, most recently at Clarion, where she has worked to raise the university’s reputation for academic quality and high-impact college experiences. Her efforts include $150 million worth of renovation and construction projects designed to enrich student learning and the community engagement experience. Dr. Whitney will share her pathway to the presidency as well as her thoughts for successful pathways for future presidents.

4:00-5:00 pm
How are you paving your pathway to your next leadership role and hopefully to a presidency?
Participants will break into small groups to discuss their leadership goals and brainstorm possible pathways led by Dr. Andrea Adolph, Western Region Coordinator, ACE PA Network and Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State New Kensington; Dr. Jenifer Cushman, Presidential Sponsor ACE PA Women’s Network and Chancellor, Penn State Beaver; Dr. Melinda Stephens, Chief Academic Officer and Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Geneva College; and Dr. Karen Whitney.

Save the Date! July 27-28, 2017

What are you “up” to this summer? Come join the PA ACE Women’s Network’s First Annual Leadership Conference and Retreat from July 27-28, 2017.

“Unconventional Journeys as Pathways to Leadership”
Cabrini University: Radnor, PA

As talented women in higher education committed to developing leadership opportunities, let’s come together to build “up” our career muscles.

Whether you teach, coach, mentor, or manage, are you:

  • Wondering how to grow your leadership capacity?
  • Feeling like your professional brand needs a boost up?
  • Wanting to learn how to cultivate your networking skills?
  • Pondering what’s next in your career?

Learn more.

PA ACE is Back!

We invite you to our membership kick off events to learn more about joining the nation’s largest higher education organization. Sign up via the calendar to the right.

September 30, 2016 | Region 1: PA ACE Networking & Membership Breakfast
October 20, 2016 | Region 4: PA ACE Networking & Membership Breakfast
January 27, 2017 | Region 2: PA ACE Networking & Membership Breakfast

April 10, 2017 | Region 3: PA ACE Networking & Membership Breakfast


Pennsylvania ACE Women’s Network (PA ACE) is at the forefront of the major issues affecting postsecondary education. Our mission and purpose is to create a professional network that identifies and supports opportunities for the advancement and leadership development of women who hold various leadership positions within institutions of higher education in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.