Thomas C. Segar, Ph.D.
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Phone: 301-665-1886 | Email: tomsegar@gmail.com


Employment History
August 2011 – Present                        Vice President for Student Affairs
                                                            Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia

October 2015 – April 2016                  Acting Vice President for Enrollment Management

                                                            Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia

May 2011 – Present                            Affiliate Graduate Professor

                                                            Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia

January 2009 – July 2011                   Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs &Director of Residence Life
                                                            Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia


May 2008 – December 2008               Consultant, College Life and Intercultural Advancement Offices
                                                            Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania


September 2005 – December 2006    Facilitator, Words of EngageUniversity of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

April 2007 – July 2008                         Program Evaluator, Navy Leadership, Education, and Development Program

                                                            University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

September 2005 – May 2006              Project Manager, Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership 

                                                             National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs
                                                             University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

August 2005 – January 2009               Graduate Assistant, College Student Personnel Program
                                                             Department of Counseling and Personnel Services
                                                             University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland


December 2002 – July 2005                Director, Multicultural Student Affairs & Disability Support Services   
                                                             Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia    


June 2002 – present                             Independent Educational Consultant
                                                              Hagerstown, Maryland    

                    
December 2000 – June 2002                Associate Director, Office of Residence Life
                                                              Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania


December 1998 – December 2000       Assistant Director, Office of Residence Life
                                                              Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania            

May 1996 – December 1998                Residence Director, Office of the Dean of Students

                                                             Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 

Summary of Responsibilities

Vice President for Student Affairs and Affiliate Graduate Professor, Shepherd University, 2011 – Present               

  • Serve as senior student affairs officer and member of the President’s cabinet on a campus of 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students
  • Lead a Division of Student Affairs with approximately 110 full-time and part-time employees, 15 graduate assistants, and 230 student employees
  • Provide direct supervision of all student affairs auxiliary operations including housing, dining, student center, and conference services totaling $12 million in annual revenue
  • Manage a professional portfolio that includes Counseling Services, Health Center, Disability Support Services, Student Success, Multicultural Student Affairs, Division Human Resources, Student Engagement, Community Services, and Service Learning, Division Information Technology, Orientation, Dean of Students Office, Behavioral Intervention Team, Greek Affairs, Student Conduct, Veterans Support Services, International Student Services, Assessment, Student Activities and Leadership, Campus Recreation, Information Center, Sustainability, Campus Transit System, and Student Government Association
  • Principal executive staff member for the creation and implementation of the University’s Facilities Master Plan
  • Responsible for the implementation of specific goals within the University’s Strategic Plan
  • Serve as one of three core graduate faculty members in the College Student Development and Administration Program; teaching graduate-level courses, reviewing graduate admission applications, and grading comprehensive examinations


Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs/Director of Residence Life, Shepherd University, 2009 – 2011

  • Participated as a member of the Vice President’s senior leadership team for the Division of Student Affairs
  • Served as a divisional representative to the President in the absence of the Vice President
  • Provided general oversight for 15 full-time, 3 part-time, 8 graduate, and 100 undergraduate student employees
  • Responsible for the activities and services of the Student Center, Student Activities, Commuter Engagement, Greek Affairs, and Conference Services
  • Overall responsibility for the administration, operation, and management of Residence Life department with over 1,300 beds and 14 residential facilities
  • Managed Residence Life operating budget of  $1.5M and provide oversight of $800,000 Student Center budget
  • Oversaw technology for the Division of Student Affairs
  • Provided long-term planning and administrative organization for the Department of Residence Life.
  • Served on Enrollment Management, Diversity & Equity, Crisis Team, Commencement, Convocation, Administrative Council, and the Master Plan committees.



Doctoral Student and Graduate Assistant, University of Maryland, 2005 – 2009

  • Co-principal investigator for multiphase study on college student outcomes associated with mandatory high school service-learning requirements
  • Managed logistical details of a 52-campus nationwide study on student leadership development experiences through collaborating with 19-person research team
  • Participated in 10-campus multiversity research project on outcomes associated with intergroup dialogue
  • Taught three masters level graduate courses and three undergraduate courses at two universities
  • Co-authored refereed and invited research articles and presentations
  • Engaged in program assessment and evaluation using quantitative and qualitative methodologies


Director of Multicultural Student Affairs and Disability Support Services, Shepherd University, 2002 – 2005

  • Served as the facilitator for the Shepherd University Multicultural Leadership Team, created social justice curriculum, lead two-hour weekly seminar consisting of teambuilding, leadership development, teaching presentation skills, and supervising community service activities for 25 team members
  • Administered Multicultural Leadership Scholarship for 25 peer leaders, chaired 10-person scholarship selection committee, and allocated $102,000 in financial awards with Financial Aid Office
  • Ensured institution’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act
  • Participated in sixteen University and community committees
  • Managed annual departmental operating budget of $50,000
  • Hired, trained, supervised, and evaluated one three-quarter time administrative assistant, one part-time programming assistant, and five student office assistants
  • Collaborated with departments in academic affairs, enrollment management, and student affairs to enhance recruitment, retention, and graduation of students from diverse populations
  • Provided program coordination and support for the campus community to enhance academic, cultural, personal, social, and professional growth and development in the areas of diversity, social justice, and human understanding
  • Participated in the development of University policies and procedures


 
Assistant/Associate Director of Residence Life, Gettysburg College, 1998 – 2002

  • Recruited, trained, and supervised three master's level administrators
  • Responsible for all aspects of residential education program for 1,850 residents
  • Oversaw student staff recruitment, selection, training, development and evaluation for 42 staff members
  • Trained and advised 30 Theme House Leaders
  • Coordinated and supervised Theme Housing and Honor Housing program
  • Assisted with housing administration
  • Responded to campus emergencies and participated in on-call rotation
  • Liaison to several College committees


 
Consultant, 2002 – Present

  • Provide services within higher education, public schools, community outreach programs, and non-profit organizations
  • Design and implement professional development sessions, presentations, and lectures around the topics of social justice, diversity, and leadership
  • Collaborate with clients to create new institutional programs and services
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative program assessment and evaluation
  • Consult and train for over 50 colleges, universities, and other organizations


 

Publications

Dugan, J. D., Komives, S. R., Segar, T. C. (2008). College student capacity for socially responsible leadership: Understanding norms and influences of race, gender, and sexual orientation. NASPA Journal, 45, 475-500.

Jones, S. R., Segar, T. C., & Gasiorski, A. L. (2008). “It’s like a double-edged sword”: Understanding college student perceptions of their required high School “service-learning” experiences. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 15(1), 5-17.

Segar, T. C., Hershey, K. & Dugan, J. P. (2008). Socio-cultural conversations: The power of engagement across difference. Concepts & Connections, 15 (4), 9-10. 

Komives, S. R., Dugan, J. P., &  Segar, T. C. (2006). The multi-institutional study of leadership: Understanding the project. Concepts & Connections, 15 (1), 5-7.

Schoper, S. E., Stimpson, R., & Segar, T.C. (2006). ACPA Certification taskforce synthesis: A professional development curriculum. ACPA: Washington, DC

Segar, T.C. (2006, Summer). A Ph.D. student experience. American College Personnel Association Developments, 33(2).

Segar, T. C. (2004). Creating and cultivating community connections. Retrieved April 6, 2007 from http://www.reslife.net/html/tools_0804c.html

Segar, T. C. (2003). Difference is not deviant. Retrieved April 6, 2007 from http://www.reslife.net/html/so-now_0703b.html

Segar, T. C. (2003). Who has time to think about time this time of year? Retrieved April 6, 2007 from http://www.reslife.net/html/tools_0403b.html

Segar, T. C. (2003, March). Nutritious campus programming: Sustaining diversity. The Association of College Unions International – Region 4 Newsletter.

Segar, T. C. (2001, Summer). Personal and professional growth and balance: A simple plan. Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers Newsletter.

Segar, T. C. (2001). A technological coming of age: Moving from adolescence to adulthood. http://www.reslife.net/html/technology_1200a.html

Segar, T. C. (1997) Kaleidoscope of cultures: Tips on building inclusive communities. Unpublished manuscript, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA.



Unpublished Manuscripts

Dugan, J. P., Komives, S. R., & Segar, T. C. (2007). Operationalizing the social change model: Findings from a national study of leadership. Unpublished manuscript, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Segar, T. C., Gasiorski, A. L., Risco, C. M., Pena, A. M., McGann, K. J., Mayers, A. A., Sweeney, S. C., & Kivlighan, Jr., D. M. (2007). Content analysis of volumes 6-10: Cultural diversity and ethnic minority psychology. Unpublished manuscript, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Schoper, S. E., Stimpson, R., & Segar, T.C. (2006). A professional curriculum for student affairs administrators. Unpublished manuscript, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

 

Research

2008 – 2009            Co-Principal Investigator, Understanding Outcomes of Required High School Service-Learning Experiences, University of Maryland

2006 – 2008            Co-Principal Investigator, Understanding Perceptions of “Required” Service-Learning, University of Maryland

2005 – 2006            Project Manager, Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership, University of Maryland

2005 – 2006            Research Team Member, Counseling and Personnel Services Fellows Cultural and Ethnic Minority Psychology Content Analysis Project, University of Maryland 

1993 – 1995            Research Assistant, Home-School Empowerment Research Project,

                                    University of Maryland


 

Teaching

Department of Psychology, College Student Development and Administration Program, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV

CSDA 599A: Student Affairs Management & Supervision

Spring 2013: 10 students

Spring 2015: 5 students

Department of Psychology, College Student Development and Administration Program, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV

CSDA 613: The Higher Education Student

Fall 2011: 18 students

Fall 2012: 14 students

Fall 2013: 16 students

Fall 2014: 17 students

Fall 2015: 10 students

Department of Psychology, College Student Development and Administration Program, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV

CSDA 531: Student Leadership Development in Higher Education

Spring 2012: 15 students

Spring 2014: 7 students

Spring 2016: 3 students

Department of Counseling and Personnel Services, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

                  EDCP 789Z: Multicultural Practice in Student Affairs, Co-Instructor with S.R. Jones

                  Fall 2008: 14 students

Department of Counseling and Personnel Services, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

                  EDCP 789Z: Multicultural Practice in Student Affairs, Co-Instructor with S.R. Jones

                  Fall 2007: 12 students

Department of Counseling and Student Personnel, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Shippensburg, PA

                  CNS 585: Practicum in Counseling

                  Summer 2007: 6 students

Department of Education Policy and Leadership, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

EDPL 338: Teaching and Learning about Cultural Diversity through Intergroup Dialogue,
Co-Facilitator with A. F. Brenick

Fall 2005:                  8 students

Spring 2006:            14 students

Fall 2006:                  16 students

National Referred Presentations

Ardoin, M. S., Martinez, R., Segar, T. C., Svoboda, T., & Washington, J. (2016, March). Being both: Integrating working class roots with a middle class higher ed identity. Pre-conference program presented at the meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Indianapolis, IN.


Griffith, D. Y., & Segar, T. C. (2015, March). Expanding supervisory influence: Propelling one’s staff through coaching. Program presented at the meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, New Orleans, LA.

Segar, T. C., & Surratt, D. (2013, March). Counter Narratives Describing the Journeys and Experiences of Underrepresented SSAOs. Program presented at the meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Las Vegas, NV

Segar, T. C. (2012, March). Factors influencing student social change behaviors. Program presented at the meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Phoenix, AZ.

Segar, T. C. (2012, March). Positional leadership and socio-cultural issues conversations: Environments influencing social change. Program presented at the meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Louisville, KY.

Jones, S.R., Segar, T. C., & Gasiorski, A. L., (2008, November). It’s like a double-edged sword: Understanding student perceptions their required high school ‘service-learning’ experiences. Program presented at the meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Jacksonville, FL.

Jones, S.R., Gasiorski, A. L., & Segar, T. C. (2008, March). It’s like a double-edged sword: Student perceptions of required “service-learning. Program presented at the meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Atlanta, GA.

Komives, S.R., Dugan, J.P., Segar, T.C., Owen, J.E., & Cilente, K. M. (2007, April). The Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership: Taking leadership education to the next level. Program presented at the meeting of the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Orlando, FL.

Schoper, S. E. & Segar, T.C. (2007, April). A professional development curriculum for student affairs professionals. Program presented at the meeting of the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Orlando, FL.

Segar, T.C. & Griffith, D. Y. (2007, April). Shaping diversity education: Training skills for the new professional. Pre-meeting program presented at the meeting of the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Orlando, FL.

Komives, S.R., Dugan, J.P., Segar, T.C., Owen, J.E., & Gehrke, S. (2006, March). Making a

difference: Designing the multi-institutional study of leadership. Program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Indianapolis, IN.

Segar, T.C. & Griffith, D. Y. (2006, March). Essential competencies for diversity trainers:

Making a difference with students. Pre-convention program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Indianapolis, IN.

Segar, T.C. & Griffith, D. Y.  (2006, March). Non-cognitive competencies: How entry-level

housing professionals can make a difference. Program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Indianapolis, IN.

Segar, T. C. & Phillips, J.L. (2005, April). Multicultural affairs round table: Inviting critical questions and exploring meaningful answers. Program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Nashville, TN.

Segar, T. C. & Phillips, J.L. (2005, April). Training the new professional trainer: A primer for teaching diversity. Pre-convention program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Nashville, TN.

Segar, T. C. & Phillips, J.L. (2004, April). Multicultural affairs round table: Inviting critical questions and exploring meaningful answers. Program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2003, March). Let go my ego! A philosophical approach to embracing inclusion. Program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Segar, T. C. & Cotton, L. E. (2003, March). Racial identity development and you: Educating students. Program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Segar, T. C. & Terrana, M. R. (2001, March). Cultivating abundance: Avoiding burnout through professional effectiveness and personal balance. Program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Boston, MA.

Segar, T. C. & Terrana, M. R. (1999, March). Conception to reality: Creating a leadership program for tomorrow. Program presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Atlanta, GA.

Regional Referred Presentations

Segar, T. C. (2011, November). Aligning university enrollment goals with housing maximization strategies. Program presented at the West Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, Flatwoods, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2011, November). Diversity education skills for new professionals: Learning effective training. Program presented at the West Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, Flatwoods, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2011, November). Factors influencing student participation in social change behavior. Program presented at the West Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, Flatwoods, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2011, November). Taming the wild: Successfully navigating institutional politics. Program presented at the West Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, Flatwoods, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2010, October). Rethinking multiculturalism, diversity, and social justice for quality and meaning. Program presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers 40th Conference, State College, PA.

Jones, S. R. & Segar, T. C. (2009, February). It’s like a double-edged sword: Student perceptions of required ‘service-learning’. Program presented at the Maryland Student Affairs Conference, College Park, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2003, November). Safe harbors: Practical tips on student staff diversity training. Program presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers, Baltimore, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2001, February). The habits of highly unbreakable people who don't sweat small stuff. Program presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers Live-In Conference. Allentown, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2001, February). Creating your destiny and impacting our community through personal leadership. Program presented at the 17th Annual Sankofa Conference, Bloomsburg, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2000, October). Theme housing: Sowing the seeds of living and learning. Program presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers, Lancaster, PA.

Cotner-Klingler, A. L. & Segar, T. C. (2002, October). Release the power: Inclusive services for students of color. Program presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association, Carlisle, PA.

Arminio, J. L., Segar, T. C., & Shupp, M. (2002, October). Supervising across differences. Program presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association, Carlisle, PA.

Segar, T. C. & Farrell, G. S. (2002, October). Rally the troops! Revolutionary practices for enhancing diversity and inclusion. Program presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers. Valley Forge, PA.

Segar, T. C. & Farrell, G. S. (2002, February). Road rules for personal success: Rewinding tapes and recharging batteries. Program presented at the meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers Live-In Conference. Newark, NJ.

Segar, T. C. (2001, November). Information superhighway interchanges: Implications for staff development, training and programming. Program presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers, Cherry Hill, N. J.

Segar, T. C. & Killen, K. (1998, October). Destination TEAM: Staffing leadership for the future. Program presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers, Reading, PA.

Segar, T. C. & Farrell, G. S. (1998, October). Balancing personal and professional responsibilities. Program presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association, Seven Springs, PA.

Segar, T. C. & Drass, D. (1997, November). Creating welcoming and inclusive residence hall communities. Program presented at the University Connection Conference, California, PA.

Segar, T. C. (1996, January) Making it all worthwhile: Surviving your last semester as an RA. Program presented at the University of Maryland Resident Assistant Conference, College Park, MD.

Segar, T. C. (1995, November) Think big! How to plan, organize, and implement large scale programs. Program presented at the annual Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers Resident Assistant Conference, Bethlehem, PA.

Invited Keynotes Addresses

Segar, T. C. (2015 May). What now? Finding your strength as a leader. Invited keynote talk presented at the West Virginia Student Leadership Conference, Weston, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2014, May). Massive Change with Minimal Money. Invited keynote talk presented at the West Virginia Student Leadership Conference, Weston, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2014, February). 2014 inclusive leadership conference: From student leader to civic leader. Invited keynote talk presented at the Inclusive Leadership Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Segar, T. C. (2013, May). The wrap-up! Invited keynote talk presented at the West Virginia Student Leadership Conference, Weston, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2012, May). Forming an identity as a leader: Connecting being and doing. Invited keynote talk presented at the West Virginia Student Leadership Conference, Weston, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2011, November). Leadership and college success: Making the grade and making the difference. Invited keynote talk presented at the Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Leadership Academy, Martinsburg, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2011, October). Making connections in student affairs. Invited keynote address presented at the Maryland College Personnel Association Conference, Columbia, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2011, May). Leadership: Process or outcome. Invited keynote talk presented at the West Virginia Student Leadership Conference, Weston, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2010, October). Being a keystone: Three dimensions of quality-work, relationships, and self. Invited keynote address at the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers 40th Conference, State College, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2010, May). How do you show up and leading versus managing. Invited keynote talk presented at the West Virginia Student Leadership Conference, Weston, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2010, April). This is just the end of the beginning. Invited keynote address at the Gettysburg College Office of Intercultural Advancement Annual Banquet, Gettysburg, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2008, August). The corner pieces: Four key dimensions of effective leadership. Invited keynote address at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Segar, T.C. (2007, August). Putting unity in community. Invited keynote address at the Penn State Summer Leadership Conference, Harrisburg, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2006, January). Realizing a dream. Invited opening and closing keynote at the Philadelphia University MLK and the Call to Social Activism Student Leadership Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2004, October). What happens the day after tomorrow? Invited closing keynote at the Shepherd University Leadership Conference, Shepherdstown, WV.

Segar, T.C. (2004, August). Putting unity in community. Invited keynote address at the Penn State Leadership Conference, Seven Springs, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2004, March). Got Change for West for Virginia? Invited keynote at the Got Change Conference Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, Martinsburg, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2002, November). A lion’s heart and a leader’s courage. Invited keynote at the Penn State Allies in Prevention Conference, Pocono, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2002, August). An open mind, a warm heart, and an inclusive spirit. Invited keynote at the Penn State Student Leadership Conference, Carlisle, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2001, February). Are you unbreakable? Invited opening keynote at the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers Live-In Conference, Allentown, PA.

 

Invited Talks and Presentations

Segar, T.C. (2016, April). Diversity & Cultural Competence. Talk presented to employees at Potomac State College of West Virginia University, Keyser, WV.

Segar, T.C. (2016, January). LGBTQ issues in the workplace: An update for HR managers. Talk presented to the Eastern Panhandle Society for Human Resource Management, Martinsburg, WV.


Segar, T. C. (2013, August). Fostering student success: A compelling rationale and effective strategies for faculty. Talk presented at New River Community and Technical College, Summersville, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2012, June). Successfully navigating institutional politics. Talk presented at the Association of College Unions International Indiana Professional Development Seminar, West Lafayette, ID.

Segar, T. C. (2011, January). Understanding the leadership style of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Talk presented at the Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, Inc., Hagerstown, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2010, November). Campus politics: Navigating the higher education political process. Talk presented at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2011, July). Campus politics: Navigating the higher education political process. Talk presented at Towson University, Towson, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2010, October). Setting the keystone: Creating quality in our work. Professional development program presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers 40th Conference, State College, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2010, June). The higher education political process. Talk presented at the 20th Anniversary of the National Housing Training Institute, College Park, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2009, October). A conversation on sexuality, heteronormativity, heterosexism, and homophobia. Talk presented during Coming Out Week at Shepherd University, Shepherd, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2009, June). Recognizing the needs of diverse students. Talk presented at the 12th Anniversary of the Regional Entry Level Institute, Westfield, MA.

Segar, T. C. (2009, May). The law of the farm: Long-term success through high school advance placement courses. Talk presented at the West Virginia Achievement Project First-Annual Advanced Placement Celebration Banquet, Martinsburg, WV.

Segar, T.C. (2007, August). A leader’s challenge: Understanding power, privilege, oppression, and building community. Presentation at the Penn State Leadership Conference, Harrisburg, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2007, June). Recognizing the needs of diverse students. Talk presented at the 10th Anniversary of the Regional Entry Level Institute, Westfield, MA.

Cilente, K., Dugan, J. P., Komives, S. R., Owen, J. E., & Segar, T. C. (2007, May) Multi-Institutional                 student of leadership (MSL). Counseling and Personnel Services Brown Bag Series. University of Maryland, College Park.

Segar, T. C. (2007, April). Power and privilege. Gopher Social Justice Retreat, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2007, April). Social justice and leadership: Making positive change. Gopher Social Justice Retreat, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2007, April). Challenging oppression. Gopher Social Justice Retreat, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2007, April). People, communities, and service: Serving children and saving lives. Talk presented to the meeting of the Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, Martinsburg, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2007, April). Ten tips for manifesting balance and motivation. Talk presented to the Resident Directors at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2007, March). Why do we celebrate Black history month? Talk presented at Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV.

Skarie, K. L. & Segar, T. C. (2007, March). Shaping the future kick-off and welcome session: ACPA’s next generation and NASPA’s undergraduate fellows program conference. Program presented at the meeting of the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Orlando, FL.

Segar, T. C. (2006, January). How to be an ally. Presentation at the Philadelphia University MLK and the Call to Social Activism Student Leadership Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2006, January). How to confront stereotypes. Presentation at the Philadelphia University MLK and the Call to Social Activism Student Leadership Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2005, June). Recognizing the needs of diverse students. Talk presented at the Regional Entry Level Institute, Rochester, NY.

Segar, T.C. (2004, August). Shades of grey: Ethics for student leaders. Presentation at the Penn State Leadership Conference, Seven Springs, PA.

Segar, T.C. (2004, August). Tolerance is also a verb. Presentation at the Penn State Leadership Conference, Seven Springs, PA.

Segar, T. C. & Phillips, J. L. (2003, September). Change: Calamity or creation? Presentation at the Adirondack Solutions Software User’s Group Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2003, September). Learning classrooms for students with disabilities: Rethinking pedagogy. Talk presented to the faculty of Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2003, August). From Brown vs. Board of education to today: A human rights perspective at current day segregation. Presentation at the Amnesty International Human Rights Education Summit, New York, NY.

Segar, T. C. (2003, February). Creating inclusive classrooms: A revised pedagogy. Talk presented to the faculty of Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV.

Segar, T. C. & Arminio, J. L. (2002, November). Diversity: Your perceptions influencing classroom reality. New teacher training presented for the Carlisle Area School District, Carlisle, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2002, September). Student transitions: Going from urban to rural. Talk presented to the faculty and staff of Penn State Mont Alto, Mont Alto, PA.

Arminio, J., Benson, K., & Segar, T. (1998, October). Nuts and bolts of applying to student affairs graduate programs. Workshop presented at East Coast Student Affairs Graduate Fair, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, MD.

Consultancies

Segar, T. C. (2013). Consultant to the Assistant Dean of Students at Georgia Tech to create and facilitate a full-day social justice education retreat as the final session of a three-part, yearlong series for more than 30 members of the Dean of Students Office staff, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Segar, T. C. (2013). Consultant to the Dean of Students to conduct a five-year program review for nine units within the Dean of Students Office including Veteran’s Services, Orientation, Judicial Affairs, Housing and Residence Life, International Student Programs, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Nontraditional Student Services, Drug and Alcohol Education, and Volunteer Services, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Shippensburg, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2010). Consultant in residence for the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers 40th Conference, State College, PA.

Segar, T. C. (May 2008 – December 2008). Consultant to the Vice President of College Life on creating a comprehensive leadership development program, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2008). Consultant to the Assistant Dean of Students on professional and student staff diversity issues, Saint Joseph College, Hartford, CT.

Segar, T. C. (April 2007 – July 2008). Consultant to the Deputy Director of the Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program and the Director of Executive and International Programs on program evaluation and assessment, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Segar, T. C. (2007). Consultant to the Executive Director of Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, Martinsburg, WV.

Segar, T. C. (2006). Consultant to the Dean of Students on professional staff multicultural competency, Immaculata College, Immaculata, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2005). Consultant to the Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership Programs on creating a social justice and leadership retreat, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

Segar, T. C. (2004). Consultant to www.reslife.net to create an online diversity training module, The four paths to diversity, Philadelphia, PA.

Segar, T.C. (2004). Consultant to the Dean of Students on creating a leadership training program, Wilson College, Chambersburg, VA.

Segar, T. C. (2003). Consultant to the Division of Student Affairs on diversity issues, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT.


Grants

November 2008     American College Personnel Association Foundation Research Grant, Grant Co-authored with S.R. Jones and C.K. Robbins - $1000

October 2007          Graduate Research Board Grant, University of Maryland, Grant co-authored with S.R. Jones – One Semester Course Load Buyout

March 2006             Graduate Research Board Grant, University of Maryland, Grant co-authored with S.R. Komives and J. P. Dugan – $2,700 

August 2005            West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
                                    Social Justice Initiatives Grant – $13,000

October 2004          West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
                                    Social Justice Initiatives Grant – $13,000

August 2003            West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Social Justice Initiatives Grant – $15,000

 

Awards and Honors

November 2011     Inducted, Chi Sigma Alpha Student Affairs Professional Honor Society, Shepherd University

January 2007           Inducted, Chi Sigma Iota International Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International, Alpha Delta Chapter, University of Maryland, College Park

August 2005            Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Counseling and Personnel Services,
University of Maryland, College Park

October 1998          Outstanding Graduate Student, Pennsylvania College Personnel Association

April 1997                Inducted, National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)

January 1997           Martin Luther King Jr. Outstanding Effort Award, Shippensburg University

Service

Professional Affiliations

2005 – Present       Instructor, Junior High Washington Gateway Academy, Shepherdstown, WV

2005 – Present       Co-Lead Facilitator, LeaderShape Institute, Champaign, IL

2005 – 2008            Board of Directors, One in Four, Williamsburg, VA

Professional Associations

2012 – 2014            ACPA 2014 Convention Program Committee, Next Generation Conference Co-Chair

2007 – 2008            ACPA 2008 Convention Program Committee, Ancillary Programs Chair

2006 – 2008            ACPA Certification Taskforce Subcommittee, Member

2005 – 2010            Association for the Study of Higher Education, Member

2005 – Present       NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, Member

2001 – 2002            Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers, Secretary

1998 – 1999            Middle States Steering Committee, Shippensburg University, Member

1998 – 1999            Pennsylvania College Personnel Association, Graduate Concerns Committee, Chair

1996 – Present       ACPA – College Student Educators International, Member

University, Department, and Program

2010 – Present       Diversity and Equity Committee, Shepherd University, Chair

2009 – 2010            Diversity and Equity Committee, Shepherd University, Co-Chair

2007 – 2008            Field Work Committee, University of Maryland, Member

2006 – 2006            College Student Personnel Faculty Screening Committee, University of Maryland, Member

2005 – 2006            Field Work Committee, University of Maryland, Member

1998 – 1999            Graduate Student Association Board, Shippensburg University, Co-Chair

1998 – 1999            Middle States Steering Committee, Shippensburg University, Member

1997 – 1998            Middle State Technology Committee, Shippensburg University, Member

1997 – 1998            Student Advisory Board, Department of Counseling, Shippensburg University, Member

1992 – 1993            NAACP National Conference on Campus Racism Committee, Student Chair

Community Involvement

2004 – Present       Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Eastern Panhandle, Martinsburg, WV

2003 – 2011            Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, Hagerstown, MD

 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, College Student Personnel Administration                                              
Concentration: Teaching and Social Justice in Higher Education
Dissertation: Exploring the relationship between socio-cultural issues discussions and social change behaviors among college students
University of Maryland, College Park, MD                  

Master of Science, Counseling
Specialization: College Student Personnel
Research Project: The effect of a healthy choice living environment on students’ perception of their residence hall academic environment
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Shippensburg, PA                                                                                       

Bachelor of Science, Psychology
Certificate, African American Studies
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Curriculum Vitae


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