Event Title

Poverty on a College Campus

Location

Richardson Ballroom – DiGiorgio Campus Center

Document Type

Presentation

Start Date

26-6-2019 8:30 AM

End Date

26-6-2019 9:45 AM

Description

Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families - including the college student. Unless you have experienced it yourself, it is difficult to understand. Join us for an interactive discussion on poverty: the complex and interconnected issues of poverty, what poverty looks like at Winthrop and the resources available, and how we (you) can help.

Presenter Bio

Miranda Knight
Assistant Dean of Students

Miranda hails from the University of Toledo where she received a Master Degree in Higher Education Administration. She has 11 years of experience in Student Affairs at Winthrop, and currently serves as Assistant Dean of Students. Miranda is a fierce advocate for students, assisting and empowering them in navigating the oftentimes complex path to graduation. Her community passions include eradicating college poverty and food insecurity.

Ellin McDonough ‘92
Director of Career and Civic Engagement

Ellin holds a Master of Education Degree in Counseling from Winthrop University. She worked in youth and family social services for 10 years before returning to Winthrop University, where she has worked 14 years. Ellin currently serves as Director for Career and Civic Engagement. Ellin is motivated to develop human talent that is prepared for the jobs of the future and ready to make a difference in the civic life of our communities. Her community passions include ensuring early literacy and affordable housing for all.

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Jun 26th, 8:30 AM Jun 26th, 9:45 AM

Poverty on a College Campus

Richardson Ballroom – DiGiorgio Campus Center

Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families - including the college student. Unless you have experienced it yourself, it is difficult to understand. Join us for an interactive discussion on poverty: the complex and interconnected issues of poverty, what poverty looks like at Winthrop and the resources available, and how we (you) can help.