Bea González, longtime leader at Syracuse University and in the greater Syracuse community, is our featured guest on Wednesday, June 17 at 7pm EST for “Matters that Matter: A Conversation Series from Hendricks Chapel” in conversation with Dean Brian Konkol. They will discuss González’s impact on the University and greater Syracuse communities ahead of her retirement on July 3 and the importance of being involved in one’s community.
This conversation will broadcast on Facebook Live on Hendricks Chapel‘s page. For addition questions or comments please contact Hendricks Chapel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Bea González: González has more than 38 years of experience in higher education; 30 of which have been in continuing education. She also has a long and distinguished record of public service. She joined University College of Syracuse University in 1984 as an academic advisor. She became executive director of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program and community and public services in 1991. After serving as director and associate dean of Student Support Services, she was selected as interim dean in 2004 and Dean in 2007. In February 2015, she was appointed as Special Assistant to the Chancellor to focus on student affairs. González has been elected to public office three times. In 2001, she became the first Latino/a to be elected president of the City of Syracuse Common Council and served two terms. She also served on the Syracuse City School District’s Board of Education.
This event was published on June 10, 2020.