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Don C. Locke Symposium

2023 Invited Speaker: Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, the Dean and Distinguished Professor of Education at American University's School of Education

The 5th Annual Don C. Locke Multicultural and Social Justice Symposium: An Evening with Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2023. 

Event Details

  • What: An Evening with Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy
  • Details: The evening will include a talk from Dr. Holcomb-McCoy and a reception.
  • Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2023
  • Time: 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Reception: A reception will begin at 4:30 p.m. with Dr. Holcomb-McCoy’s talk beginning at 5 p.m.
  • Where: Wachovia Innovation Hall, Friday Institute for Educational Innovation
  • Registration: Register to attend here.

About Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy

Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, Ph.D., is the Dean of the School of Education and a Distinguished Professor at American University. Previously, she was Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at Johns Hopkins University and Vice Dean of Academic Affairs in Johns Hopkins’ School of Education. Previous to her time at Johns Hopkins, she was an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Personnel Services at the University of Maryland College Park and Director of the School Counseling Program at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. 

Carol Holcomb-McCoy

About the Don C. Locke Symposium

The NC State College of Education started the Don C. Locke Multicultural and Social Justice Symposium in 2018 to honor Don C. Locke, a longtime professor of counselor education at NC State. Locke also worked as director of diversity and multiculturalism at the University of North Carolina at Asheville until retiring in 2007. He passed away after a brief illness in 2016. He dedicated his professional life to the advancement of counseling and equity.

Don C. Locke and his wife Marjorie Locke