Dr. Armenta Early Hinton
Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Title IX | 717-361-1179 | Nicarry 236

Dr. Armenta Early Hinton is the Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator at Elizabethtown College. She is an active scholar/practitioner and presenter in the areas of diversity, equity and Title IX. Dr. Hinton has a broad range of experience that includes 15 years in Germany and England. While abroad she served on the Birmingham Royal Ballet and Birmingham Opera Company board of directors. Dr. Hinton’s research focuses on diversity, access and equity in education and leadership and sustainability of Historically Black Colleges and Universities post Fordice. Hinton is the co-editor of “Persistence and Memory,” a collection of essays on diversity with reflections written by Derald Wing Sue, and contributed a chapter to the book “Preserving HBCU’s Million Dollar Legacy”. She received a B.F.A. in music history and piano from Alabama State University, a historically black college and university, and also studied at Roosevelt University’s Chicago Musical College. She received her Post Graduate Certificate in Psychotherapy from Birmingham City University in England and her Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University.

Armenta Hinton

MaryAnn B. Sluzis, BSW
Assistant to Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Title IX | 717-361-3159 | Nicarry 237

MaryAnn is a 2011 graduate of Elizabethtown College. Prior to obtaining her degree in social work, MaryAnn worked from 2001 – 2011 at the College. She first served from 2001 - 2005 as Administrative Assistant to Humanities, which included the Departments of English, History, Philosophy, Modern Languages, and Religious Studies. She was promoted to Assistant to the Dean of Faculty in 2006, where she served until leaving the college in 2011 to work in geriatrics. Prior to returning to the college, MaryAnn served as Director of Social Services, Therapeutic Recreation & Pastoral Care at The Middletown Home. MaryAnn joined the Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Title IX in September 2018, where she works closely with Dr. Armenta Early Hinton, and also Stephanie Diaz, Coordinator of Multicultural Programs.

MaryAnn Suzis

Stephanie Diaz, MSW
Coordinator of Multicultural Programs  | 717-361-1998 | Nicarry 238

Stephanie is a member of the Elizabethtown College Class of 2012. She earned her MSW from Shippensburg University in 2014. Stephanie joined Elizabethtown College in 2015 as an Area Coordinator for the Office of Residence Life. In 2016 she became the Coordinator for Multicultural Programs, and in October of 2016, she oversaw the opening of the Mosaic House. Stephanie has maintained the Mosaic House as a space for programming, social events, and support for all students to celebrate their identities. She runs numerous programs, including the Safe Zone Program, and has created the Soar Above Hate Workshop and the Humanity Project.

Stephanie Diaz

Dr. Leigh Shannon Haley-Mize
Diversity Faculty Fellow  | 717-361-3702 | Nicarry 238

Dr. Shannon Haley-Mize is the Diversity Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Education at Elizabethtown College. She completed her graduate work in Early Intervention and Special Education with an emphasis in Emotional Behavioral Disorders at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. She is a teacher/scholar with interests in Universal Design for Learning (UDL), technology integration to facilitate participation in educational spaces, and inclusive teaching practices. Dr. Haley-Mize has worked in a variety of roles with a focus on equity and inclusion in each environment. She has contributed chapters to three edited texts on the topics of UDL, inclusion, and technology integration and has published articles on those topics in journals such as Teacher Education and Special Education. Dr. Haley-Mize teaches courses on educational assessment, special education, and identity and power. She also serves on the College’s professional development committee and is committed to supporting faculty and students in co-creating accessible and transformational learning environments and experiences.

Dr. Leigh Shannon Haley-Mize