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Luedke presents at conference, speaks at Summit to End Hate

Nov 18, 2022

For the third consecutive time, Dr. Ashley Luedke, associate professor and counselor education chair, was asked to co-lead the Emerging Leaders program offered as part of the Biannual North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, held Nov. 9-13 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
She presented with Dr. Derek Seward from Syracuse University, Dr. Michael Mariska from Plymouth State University, and Dr. Harvey Peters from George Washington University.
Graduate students in master's and doctoral programs as well as recent graduates are encouraged to apply to the Emerging Leaders program. This year, 14 individuals were selected to participate. This included a full-day workshop during the conference where aspects of leadership and mentorship were discussed. Luedke focused specifically on wellness and leadership.
Luedke was also an invited speaker at the Brave Spaces 2022 Annual Summit to End Hate, held in Rochester in October. The summit was organized by the Levine Center to End Hate, part of the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.
Luedke's presentation, a breakout session specifically for high school students, was titled "Bullying and Mental Unwellness: Bullying as a Hate Based Practice."