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Psychologist and Planned Parenthood leader Speak About Careers

As part of the Professionals in Residence series sponsored by the Salisbury Center for Career Services, Rick Solomon '75, P'10 will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 in Trinity 305 about his work as a child psychologist and clinic director.

Interested individuals may meet one-on-one with him the next day; appointments are required and may be made by e-mailing Career Services.

Solomon was a psychology major while at HWS, and a member of Delta Chi fraternity, the hockey team and the WEOS and Herald staffs. He spent a term abroad at McGill University in Montreal.

Currently the clinical director and president of Delta Consultants in Providence, R.I., he is also an instructor in psychology at the University of Rhode Island, where he did graduate work. He is a co-author of the book, “Paternal Deprivation and Child Maltreatment.”

Susan Yolen ’72, vice president of public affairs and communication for Planned Parenthood of Connecticut, will return to campus for a talk on Friday, March 28, as part of the Civic Leadership Speakers Forum.

Beginning at 12:20 p.m. that day in the Sanford Room, Yolen will discuss “Path to Civic Leadership: Health Care for Women and Children,” her role with Planned Parenthood and the steps that got her there. She will also discuss how politics impacts both health care access and reproductive rights issues for women and children.

A light lunch will be available; those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by Wednesday, March 26 so enough food will be available.

An English major during her years here, as Susan Lloyd, she was a Resident Assistant and a member of William Smith Congress and Little Theatre. She has since served as a member of the HWS Board of Trustees, and is now president of the William Smith Alumnae Council. She and her husband, Timothy Yolen '72, are the parents of two grown children.