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Faith-sharing Fridays: Latrice Harris-Collins

RECORDED ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2020

Presented by Latrice Harris-Collins, Interim Executive Director, Educational Opportunity Program, Marquette University
Moderated by Dr. Kathy Coffey-Guenther, Arts '85, Grad '88, '98, Senior Mission & Ignatian Leadership Specialist, University Advancement, Marquette University

Start your month by joining us for inspiration, conversation and community as we discuss our varying faith journeys, beliefs and the people we have met along the way. Marquette leaders will reflect on their faith as we explore these holy invitations in our lives and the influence a growing faith can have on us over a lifetime. All are welcome for this inspiring monthly gathering!

More about this session

Latrice Harris-Collins currently serves interim executive director of the Educational Opportunity Program at Marquette University. She  has been at Marquette for 16 years. Prior to her current role, she served as an admissions counselor for multicultural outreach and was promoted to assistant dean of admissions in 2010; she was named director of high school recruitment in the Office of Undergraduate Admission in 2017.

Latrice has worked with countless students over the years at Marquette and in the Milwaukee community through her recruitment efforts with Milwaukee Public Schools and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee. She also has an on-campus alliance with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. She has partnered with various departments on recruitment, community outreach efforts and professional development opportunities. She is a member of University Staff Senate and is a leader of Marquette’s Black Faculty and Staff Network.

In 2017, Latrice received the Way Klinger Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award, which recognizes one staff member each year who demonstrates exemplary leadership and manifests the ideas of diversity, equity and inclusion into practical action.

Dr. Kathy Coffey-Guenther currently serves as the Senior Mission & Ignatian Leadership Specialist in University Advancement at Marquette University. Additionally, Kathy serves/has served as adjunct faculty for undergraduates and clinical adjunct faculty for graduate students at Marquette University. Kathy received a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Marquette University and a certificate in spiritual direction from the Aquinas Institute of Theology.  For many years, Kathy has worked with a particular emphasis in Ignatian spirituality as a means for healthy spiritual and emotional living. Kathy has also served as a spiritual director, speaker and consultant to religious congregations, clergy and religious, and parishes focusing on the work of community building, conflict resolution and spiritual growth. Kathy serves as current consultant for diaconate formation in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and served as the past Co-Chair of the Community Advisory Board for Clergy Abuse in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

 

 

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