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  • Date: June 9-11, 2010
  • Location: Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Theme: Collaborations: Building Bridges Between Institutions for Student and Professional Development


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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE - Final - Download pdf

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

3-6pm Registration/Check-In Swartz Hall Lobby


6-6:45pm      Welcome and Networking Reception – Walls Lounge,

Elaine Langone Center


7-8:30pm     Welcome: Rosalie Rodriguez, PALOMA, Vice President

Keynote Address and Discussion: Diversity on the National Stage

Invited Speaker/Keynoter: Dr. Steve O. Michael, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Arcadia University and Immediate Past President of National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education


8:30-10pm Social/Networking


Thursday, June 10, 2010

8-8:45am Breakfast/Registration – Refectory, Elaine Langone Center


9-10:45am Plenary Session: The Future of Diversity in Higher Education in Pennsylvania -- Arches Lounge, Elaine Langone Center


11am-12:30pm Concurrent Sessions:

Workshop: Multicultural Affairs 101: Benchmarks and Best Practices for New Professionals

Discussion: Making Diversity Part of the Institutional Priority


12:45-1:30pm    LUNCH

2-3:45pm  Concurrent Sessions

Discussion: Engaging Faculty into the Diversity Conversation

Collaboration Workshop: Developing a Comprehensive Social Justice Student Development Program


4-5:30pm  Concurrent Sessions:

Discussion: Motivating the Next Generation of Students to Advocate for Social Justice

                     Collaboration Workshop:Social Justice Orientation Programs 



6-10pm  Dinner/Networking


Friday, June 11, 2010

8-9am Breakfast/Welcome Swartz Hall Lobby

9-10am  Concurrent Sessions:

Discussion: Social Justice vs. Social Action

Collaboration Workshop: Faculty and Staff Professional Development Programs



10:30-11:30am Reflection/Energizing Program


11:30am-1pm CLOSING/LUNCH

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