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Civil Discourse: Examining ‘Post-Racial’ America 

A community dialog that will explore the feasibility of a post-racial society, as well as the role that civil discourse plays/will play in achieving that ideal.

The discussion will be moderated by Barbara Grant from WURD Radio. The panel will consist of the following experts:

Dr. Teresa Nance
Associate Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, Villanova University


Educators' Leadership Symposium

University Hall W105
9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Please join us for an exciting day of learning and networking! Workshops will focus on Challenges and Current Trends in education for:

  • Elementary and Secondary Principals  
  • Curriculum & Instruction Supervisors
  • Special Education Supervisors
  • Superintendents
  • Teachers
  • School Nurses
  • Counselors
  • Higher Ed

Other worshops include:


11th Annual Autism Conference

University Hall
8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Gwynedd Mercy University's Austim Institute is hosting the 11th Annual Autism Conference on Saturday, April 7. 

The 2018 Conference will offer close to 25 workshops presented by highly respected professionals in the area of autism spectrum disorders. The content of the workshops is research-based best practices for working with individuals on the autism spectrum presented to an audience of professionals, preparing professionals, and family members. 

There are four tracks geared towards specific audiences:


Alex Valeno Exceptional Person’s 5K Walk/Run

Outdoor Basketball Courts
12:00 pm

Gwynedd Mercy University's Special Education Club is hosting the Sixth Annual Alex Valeno Exceptional Person’s 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, April 8, 2018.  

Alex Valeno was an active club member and co-president of the club until January 2013, when she suddenly passed away due to congenital heart disease. In order to honor her, the club has maintained The Alex Valeno Special Education Award and has designated the 5K in her name.


GMercyU's Biology Program is hosting the 8th Annual Philly Hope HD Walk to raise money and awareness for Huntington's Disease. Register now!