The conference team continues to update the slate of speakers for the 2019 Conference. Check out the 2019 speaker page to learn more about the featured presenters.
The Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs in Higher Education (NJ/NY/PA) 15th Biennial Conference will be held in Long Island, New York from April 13 – 17, 2019.
For information regarding some of our past conferences, please visit our conference archives.
The following details will be available soon:
- Call for Papers/Presentations
- Call for Volunteers
- Conference Registration
- Hotel Reservations
Here is a printable Save the Date 2019 (PDF) flyer you can print and share.
Here are some of the conference photos!
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
|8:00am – 5:00pm
|9:00am – 10:00am
||Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jamil Salmi, Global Tertiary Education Expert, World Bank
|10:15am – 11:45am
||Featured Workshop: Intersecting Diversity Recruitment and Retention Resources – Dr. Gardy Giuteau, Director of the Office of Social Justice, Inclusion & Conflict Resolution, Rowan University
|Featured Workshop: Excellence, Opportunity, and the Future of STEM Research and Education – Dr. David Feguson, Distinguished Service Professor of Technology & Society and Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Stony Brook University
- From 25% to 97%: PCCC EOF’s Pre-Freshman Summer Program Propels Students from Developmental to College Level English
- A Wellness Approach: Buffering life-related stress confronting Higher Education Opportunity Program Students
Motivation of SUNY-MEOC Adult Learners
- SEEK/CD and TRIO: A Mutually Beneficial Collaboration
- The Role of Learning Communities in Vocational Programs: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
- Dr. Jamil Salmi: Global Tertiary Education Expert, World Bank
- Rochelle Hendricks: NJ Secretary of Higher Education
- Dr. Harvey Kesselman: President, Richard Stockton College of NJ
- Dr. Jhan Doughty Berry: Executive Director of Learning, Development & Diversity, Educational Testing Service
|1:45pm – 2:45pm
- ATTAIN: Bridging the Digital Literacy Divide and Providing Educational Supports for College Students
Assessing a New Data-Driven Retention Model: A Pilot Study
- Assessing a New Data-Driven Retention Model: A Pilot Study
- Student and Student Leaders Thrive: A Campus Climate and Cultural Roadmap for Behavioral Health
- Building Bridges, Developing Leaders Within the Medgar Evers College SEEK Program: Redefining the Student Experience through the Community-University Engagement Movement
- Build Brand U: Using C.A.A.P and E.L.I.T.E.
- STEM Student Editorial: Developing a Synergistic Pipeline for Historically Underrepresented STEM College Students
- You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: An Exploration of Career Choice Factors for Low-Income, First-Generation College Students
- Educational Opportunity Programs as Complex Educational Organizations
|3:30pm – 4:30pm
Silent Echoes: How Can We Support Student Success in the Sciences? Rescheduled to Monday April 24, at 9:00am – 10:00am
- Our Modern Day Probation Students-A Fresh Review for Intervention
- The Prison to College Pipeline – The Role of College Support Programs in turning inmates into students
- Navigating the Mental Health Taco
- Public Speaking for Professionals
- Backpack to Briefcase: Redefining major & career planning a new model where students develop a positive branding mindset, explore diversity pipeline mentoring programs, and practice networking skills
- Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Get in Formation! Narratives of Mothers of Color Who Survived and Thrived While Pursuing Doctoral Degrees
- Extending the Reach of Summer Institute: Creating a Dynamic First Semester Course for First-Year EOF Students
- Integrating Technology Skills and Informational Texts into the ESOL Curriculum
- How to Establish a Mentoring Program for First Generation and Multicultural Students
- Trauma Informed Care: Creating a culture of sensitivity for sexually victimized students
- A holistic approach to empowering young women student leaders in a college setting.
- The Balancing Act: When work and family meet head on
- Mentorship: The key to be published
- Life After Tri-State: From Best Practice to Publication
- A Proactive Approach: Strategies to help students maintain financial aid through graduation.
|6:30pm – 7:30pm
|7:30pm – 9:30pm
|9:30pm – 12:30am
Thank you to our conference sponsors: