Arcadia Hosts Jane Oates, M.Ed ’83, President of WorkingNation
Community, Hosted By Arcadia University Honors Program
Took place on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 @ 7:00pm
University Commons Great Room
450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038
Arcadia University's Honors Program will host Jane Oates, M.Ed '83, president of WorkingNation, to discuss the future of work. Oates served as assistant secretary for Employment and Training at the Department of Labor under President Obama and senior advisor to Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy (Mass.) on higher education, national service, adult literacy, education research. Through he experiences in government and with WorkingNation, a nonprofit media organization that strives to raise awareness about the challenges facing the American workforce, she will share how work is changing and how education needs to prepare future workforces for those needs and opportunities. This event, which will be held in the University Commons Great Room, is free to the public. Tickets can be reserved at arcadia.edu/PioneerSeries. Honors' Pioneer Series showcases the stories of change agents whose professional careers showcase integrity, value centeredness, and openness to opportunities.