‘Diversity Dialogues’ series tackles higher education


Elise Michaux, not too long ago named director of Enrollment Management for the Erie County
Community College, will deal with range points and successes in schools and universities
this week within the second “Diversity Dialogues” session of the autumn.

A local of Connellsville, Pa. – a small rural group outdoors of Pittsburgh – Michaux
will current “Lessons Learned: Diversity in Erie Higher Education” on Thursday, Nov.
18 at midday. The presentation can be broadcast stay on Edinboro University’s YouTube channel.

Michaux acquired her bachelor’s diploma in English Literature and grasp’s diploma in
Student Affairs in Higher Education from Slippery Rock University. She first found
her calling to higher education throughout her sophomore yr when she served as a FYRST chief – mentoring college students by way of their preliminary transition to varsity.

After graduate faculty, Michaux started her higher-education profession at Robert Morris
University as a counselor for Special Student Populations within the Center for Student
Success.  In this position, she particularly labored with student-athletes, aiding them
in creating their tutorial schedules, connecting them to acceptable tutorial assist
companies, and guaranteeing their total wellbeing.

For six years, Michaux served because the Director of Student Involvement at Seton Hill
University. In this position, she expanded the college’s definition and understanding
of involvement. Through a collaborative effort with college, workers, and college students,
she has provided a strong slate of programming to have interaction the campus and group.
In addition, she has created management positions which can be each distinctive and related
in order that college students cannot solely take possession of programming on campus, but in addition acquire
related expertise to place themselves competitively within the job market and/or
their graduate faculty search.

Currently, she is serving because the Founding Director of Enrollment Management on the
brand-new Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania.  She has used this chance
to make sure that there’s entry to education for underserved and minority populations. 

Outside of her skilled duties, Michaux is dedicated to serving the communities
that she is part of.  Passionate about range, fairness and inclusion, Michaux
is a guide to the Reimagining Westmorland – Inclusivity Committee. She additionally serves
as Vice-Chair on the Council of Trustees at Slippery Rock University.