The E3 Conference targets first generation college students,
students of color, and individuals working with student
organizations and groups. Attendees will engage in an
interactive environment that provides a comprehensive,
systematic approach to creating positive strategies for
Target Audience: The E3 Conference targets
first generation college students, students of color,
and individuals working with student organizations
and groups. Attendees will engage in an interactive
environment that provides a comprehensive, systematic
approach to creating positive strategies for student success.
Navigating Educational System Biases:
A Comprehensive Model
Debunking the "Angry Black Man/Student Myth"
Developing a Comprehensive Approach to
Mentoring and Life Coaching
Revealing the "Person Behind the Mask"
Dr. Idella Goodson Glenn
A collaborative leader with 25 years of higher education
experience- the last 20 years focused on leading diver
sity and inclusion initiatives. A seasoned professional
committed to inclusive excellence and creating welcoming
campus environments for all constituents. Extensive experience
with strategic planning, assessment, workshop session
facilitation, and program planning. Provides innovative
and creative solutions to challenging and complex problems.
Dr. Glenn earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from
Clemson University, a Master’s in Higher Education
Administration from the University of South Carolina,
and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Math from
Dr. Glenn is a member of the National Coalition
Building Institute Board of Directors and served
on the Clemson University Higher Education and Student
Affairs External Advisory Board. She also served as
President of the South Carolina Professional Association
for Access and Equity from 2002-2004.
Dr. Joseph L. Fox
A dynamic community-based leader with more than
twenty-four years of business and entrepreneurial
educational outreach. Experience includes:
Department Chair, Business Administration for seven years;
North Carolina Rural Entrepreneurship through Action
Learning (REAL) Western North Carolina Program Director,
two years (Interim Executive Director, six months);
Grant Writing, Management, and Implementation;
Curriculum Development; Business Owner;
and Human Resources Management Trainer.
Dr. Fox earned an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and
an M.B.A. from Western Carolina University and a
B.S. in Business Administration from Pfeiffer University.
He also maintains the Professional Human Resources (PHR)
Certification and the Rural Entrepreneurship through Action
Learning (REAL) Certification.
Dr. Fox is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Association
of Asheville and Buncombe County Vice Chair, Roseland
Community Center Vice Chair, and a past Board Member
for the Minority Development Week Committee.