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Stanislaus State Daybook 11-30-22
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The daybook provides a listing of what’s going on at Stanislaus State University in Turlock. A schedule of Stan State events can also be found on the University Events calendar.

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‘Transformative Conversations’ Series

The third year of “Transformative Conversations: Promoting Equity and Inclusion in Education and Beyond” begins with a three-part exploration of the recent controversy surrounding musical artist Kanye West and basketball player Kyrie Irving. The upcoming webinar, “Black and Jewish Voices: Exploring the Kanye and Kyrie Controversy” will be broadcast live on Zoom on Wednesday, Nov. 30; Thursday, Dec. 1; and Friday, Dec. 2. This webinar series is organized and hosted by Assistant Professor of Psychology Aletha Harven.


Women’s Cross Country

Stan State women’s cross-country team captured the 2022 NCAA Division II West Regional Title this past weekend in Billings, Montana, to punch its ticket to the NCAA Division II National Cross-Country Championship on Dec. 2 in University Center, Washington. This is the eighth straight week that the Warriors are in the top 15 in the nation.


Lessons Shared, Lessons Learned

Seven Stan State students granted Student Engagement in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (SERSCA) travel awards presented research at “A Counselor’s View of Italy” and four more shared the work at “A Counselor’s View of Ireland.” Both international institutes were offered by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Associate Professor of Advanced Studies in Education Suzanne Whitehead, who is the program coordinator of counselor education and a licensed therapist, led the research project.


Warriors Remember: Lola Johnson

She arrived when Stanislaus State shared classroom space with turkeys at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in 1960, and while she thought her stay as an English professor for the University would be temporary, Lola Johnson remained for 46 years and left a lasting impact. Johnson, who died at age 92, was the last founding faculty member to retire when she departed in 2006.


Learning-Aligned Employment Program

Stanislaus State is participating in a new statewide program that pays underrepresented students at public colleges and universities to work in qualifying part-time jobs that align with their educational and career goals. Called the Learning-Aligned Employment Program (LAEP), the program allows eligible students to earn up to $6,000 a year to defray their educational costs while expanding their knowledge in their field of study.