Stacey Pearson-Wharton, a distinguished university student affairs professional who focuses on diversity, social justice and inclusion, will hold an educational seminar at Arkansas Tech University entitled “When Intent Doesn’t Equal Impact: Healing Relationships in the Wake of Offense.”
With a doctorate in philosophy, focused in counseling psychology, from Pennsylvania State University, Wharton helps students maximize their learning, wellness and personal growth. She shares her passion around the country in an effort to inspire students so they can take the next steps to positive change in their lives and in their communities.
Pearson-Wharton has been in university student affairs for close to 20 years in roles such as assistant dean, assistant vice president, counseling center director, staff psychologist, academic adviser, career counselor and residence hall director.
The event will be held in the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center, Room 300, at 3 p.m. and Doc Bryan Student Services Center Lecture Hall at 6 p.m. on Jan. 28. The event is free for all Arkansas Tech students, faculty and staff.