CBCSA director leaves USC, to join Stanford

first_imgConerly became the CBCSA director in late 2016, having previously served as assistant director under former director Corliss Bennett. Conerly also served as an adjunct assistant professor at the Rossier School of Education while conducting research on how scholar practitioners oversee various cultural centers and how these centers help students of color. She received her doctorate in education from Rossier in 2016. Conerly will take on a new role at Stanford University in June, where she will serve as the associate dean of students and director of the Black Community Services Center. She also plans to expand her role as a consultant in Palo Alto. During her time at USC, Rosalind assisted employers with finding effective recruitment strategies and integrating professionals from marginalized communities to predominantly white institutions. “One of my top highlights [at USC] was our 40th anniversary,” she said. “Being able to celebrate and acknowledge the narratives of the students, the alumni that are now attached to CBCSA … it really made me reflect on understanding why this space is here and to see how it’s evolved.”   Rosalind Conerly will join Stanford University as the new associate dean of students. and director of the black community services center. (Photo courtesy of Rosalind Conerly) Prior to her departure, Conerly wanted to ensure that CBCSA had structures in place that would remain long after she left. She said she has focused her time on creating a safe, empowering space for students that would inspire them, and she hopes the University will take advantage of the increased calls for diversity and inclusion on campus and strengthen relationships with culture groups on campus. As the associate dean of students, her work will primarily focus on serving the black community at Stanford. She will also be working closely with their Black Alumni Association. Her first event will be the Stanford Black Alumni Summit in Hollywood, where she will introduce herself to BAA alumni and begin to transition into her new role. Conerly said she promises to stay connected and involved in USC campus life and events. Over her two-year tenure as CBCSA director, she mentored and engaged with students of color and helped create inclusion workshops around campus. center_img After working at the Center of Black Cultural and Student Affairs, for seven years, Director Rosalind Conerly will be leaving USC. Her last day at USC will be March 1. “I will be doing similar work, really overseeing a lot of the operations and vision planning,” she said in an interview with the Daily Trojan. “I will be managing a lot more people and initiatives.” “My time at USC has been truly life changing,” Conerly wrote in an email to CBCSA members. “And that is mostly due to the relationships I have been able to establish with students and colleagues over the years. You, in some way, have helped shape my experience, so thank you.” “She is sweet and a great leader,” said JaBrea Patterson-West, a junior majoring in French and art history. “She was always supportive of [the Black Student Assembly’s] e-board and was an important mentor and communicator of student needs, not just in the black community but [to] all cultural centers.”   “As our community grows, as our initiatives change, students need change,” she said. “I’m going to miss USC, there is definitely an energy on this campus … It’s something in the air here that really makes you excited to be here and to be a part of this Trojan Family.”last_img read more

Syracuse dropped by reigning champion and No. 2 Clarkson, 4-1

first_img Published on January 30, 2018 at 9:47 pm Contact Anthony: amkhelil@syr.edu UPDATED: Jan. 30, 2018 at 10:45 p.m.In Syracuse’s 15 previous matchups against Clarkson, the Golden Knights owned a 13-1-1 record over the Orange. Syracuse hosted Clarkson earlier this season, falling to the Golden Knights, 5-0, at Tennity Ice Pavilion. SU’s only win against CU came back in 2010 in a 3-1 victory.Syracuse (9-16-1, 8-5-1 College Hockey America) traveled to Potsdam to play the reigning national champion and No. 2 Clarkson (24-3-1, 14-2 Eastern College Athletic) on Tuesday night, losing 4-1.Clarkson outshot Syracuse 34-27 on the game. The Golden Knights got on the board first, as Clarkson’s Michaela Boyle scored a goal at the 11:34 mark of the first period. CU tacked on another goal at the 2:16 mark of the first as Loren Gabel netted a shot past Abbey Miller.SU’s lone goal of the game came at the 14:07 mark of the second period, as Stephanie Grossi scored her seventh goal of the season. With the goal, Grossi moves into a tie for first place with Melissa Piacentini on the Syracuse career points list, with 112. Grossi’s success against the Golden Knights comes as no surprise as Grossi now has a goal and two assists in her career against Clarkson.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textLess than two minutes after the Orange scored its first goal, the Golden Knights were quick to answer, as Boyle scored her second goal of the game. Clarkson’s fourth goal of the game came late in the third period, ensuring its victory.The Orange proved stout on its penalty kill, not allowing a goal on the Golden Knights’ two power play opportunities. In its last game against conference foe Mercyhurst, SU gave up three power play goals. Abbey Miller continues to be a solid backstop in the net, saving 30 shots, despite giving up four goals in the loss.The Orange does not play again until next week, when it travels to take on in-state rival Cornell on Feb. 6.CORRECTION: In a previous version of this post, Potsdam was misnamed. The Daily Orange regrets this error. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more