Women's Center

Contact Information and Staff

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Phone:

(320) 308-4958

E-mail:

womenscenter@stcloudstate.edu

Hours:

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (except for university holidays and weather-related closings)

General mailing address:

St. Cloud State University 
ATTN: Women's Center AMC 218 
720 4th Ave S 
St. Cloud, MN 56301 

Package mailing address:

St. Cloud State University 
ATTN: Women’s Center AMC 218 
211 11th Street South 
St. Cloud, MN 56301 

Physical address:

Atwood Memorial Center 218

GPS:

249 6th Street South, St. Cloud (this is the closest entrance to the Women’s Center) 
After walking up the stairs to Atwood, we enter through the door on the left and once inside, walk upstairs and you will see the sign for the Women’s Center) 
 
Or type in “Atwood Memorial Center” (this may take you to another entrance by Caribou/Lawrence Hall area)

Campus maps are available online.

Parking:

The closest parking lot to the Women’s Center/Atwood is L-lot or B-lot.  

Staff

Heather Brown (she/her)

Heather Brown (she/her)

  • Director
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    Dr. Heather A. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts from Lake Forest College and a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School – both focused on women’s studies in religion. She earned a Doctorate of Education in adult and higher education with a graduate certificate in women’s and gender studies from Northern Illinois University. Heather’s research focuses on improving academic outcomes in under-served and stigmatized populations, with a specific focus on exploring the connections between weight and learning in women.

    Heather began her career working for community-based organizations serving immigrants and refugees, particularly women and young people. She then worked in higher education administration with a focus on research development and grant writing. Heather also served as Executive Director of the Women + Girls Research Alliance at University of North Carolina Charlotte for several years, a position for which she received the 2018 Women’s Center Committee Emerging Leader Award from the National Women’s Studies Association.

    In her free time, Heather enjoys gardening, writing poetry, cooking, and spending time with her partner and their pets.

Rebecca Kotz (she/her)

Rebecca Kotz (she/her)

  • Asst. Director & Gender Violence Prevention Coordinator
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    Rebecca Kotz is an advocate, community organizer, educator, and writer. Over the years, she founded several community organizations focused on ending patriarchal violence and has over a decade of experience in feminist anti-violence advocacy. She created the first Safe Harbor program in central Minnesota for survivors of the sex trade. Her master's degree is in Social Justice & Community Organizing from Prescott College, a program focused on radical grassroots social movement strategy and abolitionist praxis. Her approach to the anti-violence movement is rooted in primary prevention, confronting the normalization of abuse, and addressing the various scales of interpersonal to state-sanctioned violence. Kotz is a SCSU alum with a bachelor's degree in Political Science with a minor in Human Relations and Multicultural Education. Kotz is passionate about queer feminist leadership, liberatory education, comprehensive sexuality and relationship equity education, and connecting students with their collective power to create systemic change! 

Angelica Gentile-Jordan (she/her)

Angelica Gentile-Jordan (she/her)

  • Office Manager
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    Angelica graduated from St. Kate's with a degree in English and Women's & Gender Studies and received her MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Hamline University. Working at the Women's Center allows Angelica to combine her passions for feminism, gender equity, and reproductive justice with programs and services that engage and support students. Some things that bring her joy include queer lit, relaxing near bodies of water, and snuggling pets. 

Jasmine (she/her)

Jasmine (she/her)

  • Graduate Assistant
  • Information Assurance

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