12-12:30 p.m. Check-in
12:30-12:45 p.m. Welcome!
12:45-1:45 p.m. Opening Keynote - Robert Babcock
2-2:45 p.m. Session 1
- Social Justice & Students on a College Campus: This session will discuss and address the way students engage in current social issues
and how that shows up on our campus. Suggested audience: faculty, students, community
- Ability and Disability in the Classroom: Best practices for engaging with students who need additional support inside and
outside of the classroom. Suggested audience: faculty, staff
- Authenticity and Professionalism from the Classroom to the Boardroom: This session will discuss the personal identity struggle of students of color (or
students in general) and the transition from being a college student on a diverse
campus to being an employee at a less diverse workplace. Suggested audience: students,
2:45-3:15 p.m. Snack Break, Poster Presentations from Educational Leadership doctoral
3:30-4:15 p.m. Panel: What does it mean to be an inclusive and diverse industry? Men of color from diverse
industries will speak on their experiences.
4:30-5:15 p.m. Panel: What does it mean to be an inclusive and diverse industry? Women of color from
diverse industries will speak on their experiences.
5:30-7 p.m. Networking and snacks at GoCreate
8:15-9 a.m. Check-in and breakfast
9-9:45 a.m. Panel: Student Organizations at a PWI, their engagement and what they
want us to know!
10-11 a.m. Scenario experience: Re-enactments of diversity in the classroom and workplace
through the lens of diversity
10-11 a.m. Student experience
11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Session 2
- What is a Community Partner? This session will address how community views their partnership with a university
vs. how a university views their relationship with the community. Is it the same?
Or are both parties wanting something different from their relationship? Suggested
audience: community, faculty, staff
- Financial Struggles: Explore how finances impact our students and their success. Suggested audience: students,
- TRIO: What is it? Why is it beneficial? How has TRIO impacted Higher Education? Suggested
audience: students, faculty, staff
12:15-1 p.m. Lunch
1:15-2 p.m. Session 3
- The State of Student Affairs: Explore how student affairs and the units within collaborate across the college campus.
Examine the responsibility placed on student affairs professionals and the impact
that has on our student body.
- Enhancing Applied Learning: Internships, mentoring, diversity and everything in between. What is a true applied
learning experience? Suggested audience: community, students, faculty
- Educators as Protective Agents (Gender Expansion in a College Campus): Learn how to create inclusive spaces inside the classroom for our LGBTQ+ students,
faculty and staff. Suggested audience: students, faculty
2-2:45 p.m. Closing Keynote - Delia Garcia
2:45-3 p.m. Closing and giveaways