DDI Good News
We want to congratulate several Division of Diversity and Inclusion team members for their recognition and dedication to making a difference in our community.
Belinda Bryce, Director of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), served on the panel “Building Campus and Community Partnerships” at the HEOP Professional Organization’s Administrators training workshop held in Albany, NY from November 7-8, 2018.
Janet Lomax, 2018-19 Minett Professor was honored among the recipients of the Rochester Business Journal’s (RBJ) 2018 Icon Honors, recognizing business leaders over the age of 60 for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership in their careers and serving in the community. Lomax retired in December 2016 from WHEC-TV as news anchor for News10NBC, after 36 years at the station and a total of 40 years in the broadcast news business. In addition, Lomax who was raised in Louisville, KY received a citation from the House of Representatives, Common Wealth of Kentucky upon her appointment as the 2018-19 Frederick H. Minett Professor at RIT.
Sandra Woodruff Whitmore, Senior Director of Operations, represented Genesee Valley Chapter Society for Human Resource Management in Washington, D.C on November 15, 2018 for the Volunteer Leaders’ Summit Advocacy Day. Meeting on Capitol Hill with lawmakers and staff to lead conversations on newly-introduced workplace flexibility legislation, along with employer-provided education assistance.
We would like to extend our appreciation and congratulations to Michele A. Hall-Council, Senior Staff Assistant in the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) who decided to move to Florida with her family to commence a new chapter in their lives. You will be greatly missed.