Sherwood Smith: Director, Center for Cultural Pluralism
Sherwood Smith was raised on the East Coast of the US . He moved West for six years, which included a B.S. in Zoology from Washington State University . His love for travel has take him to work in Antarctica , Peace Corps in Tanzania , and Kenya as an Academic Director for the School for International Training program. Working with students has been a large part of his life with experience in student affairs administration at Washington State University , Cornell University and Penn State University as the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Sherwood came to the University of Vermont in 1995 on a Doctoral Fellowship. Since then he has served as the Assistant Director of the ALANA Student Center , director of the Race and Culture Course and currently has appointments as Lecturer and Director of the Center for Cultural Pluralism. His work involved professional development training for faculty and staff, conducting research and teaching graduate courses in Educational Foundations and undergraduate courses in Human Development. Most recently he co-edited a two part series titled: Our Stories: the Experience of Black Professionals on Predominantly White Campuses . He enjoys cooking, bicycling, fencing and is an amateur herpetologist. (Sherwood.Smith@uvm.edu, 656-8833)
Rresponsible for the maintenance of all the Center's budgets, facilities, website, and program and event logistics and supervises the student staff at the Center. 656-9511
Amanda was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. She received her BA in English from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Amanda is an Aggie at heart and welcomes anyone who wishes to sit and chat about Texas A&M and Texas anytime. Amanda is currently a graduate student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program. She is responsible for managing the Art Gallery in the Allen House and the Social Justice Film Series. Amanda.Flores@uvm.edu, 656-7990
Responsibilities include greeting guests, assisting CCP staff members with special projects, general office work, and maintenance of databases, files, and multicultural library.
LGBTA Services Office
Helps meet the many educational, development, social and safety needs of faculty, staff and students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning.