Rochele Royster April 25 2023

Rochele Royster, assistant professor of art therapy in the Department of Creative Arts Therapy, was one of 12 Syracuse University faculty and staff members who joined hundreds of women academics from across the nation for the 2023 Faculty Women of Color in the Academy annual conference April 20-23 at Virginia Tech in Arlington, Virginia. The conference provides educational and professional opportunities for women of color and Indigenous colleagues in higher education to learn from the work of their peers regarding diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) issues and action plans. Talks and workshops are also designed to encourage leadership development, mentoring and empowerment for women of color in the academy.