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2017 State System Summit

Session 12

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2017 State System Summit

13-15 University Ave.
West Chester, PA 19382

Hiram G. Martinez
2017 Summit Chairperson
Phone: 610-436-2433

Successful Collaborations to Increase Inclusivity on Campus

  • 3:00 PM – 3:55 PM
  • SYKES ROOM 254

Shippensburg University's LGBTQ+ Concerns Committee is comprised of dedicated faculty, staff, and students representing varying constituents with the primary purpose of creating more welcoming and inclusive spaces for our entire student body. Join us for an engaged dialogue on how one PASSHE institution is implementing an innovative and multi-disciplinary approach to creating more welcoming and inclusive spaces for our student body.


Travon Erwin-Toney, WCU Student Volunteer


Dr. Jayleen Galarza, Assistant Professor of Social Work at Shippensburg University
Dr. Galarza identifies herself as a clinical social worker who specializes in sexuality social justice issues. She is a licensed clinical social worker in Pennsylvania as well as a certified sex therapist through the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). She completed her Ph.D. in Human Sexuality with a focus on exploring the intersections of queer, Latina identities and experiences. Prior to joining the Shippensburg faculty, Dr. Galarza served as a Frederick Douglass Scholar at West Chester University.