Printed version of At A Glance page with rooms: Tri-State Conference Overview (PDF)
The 2017 Conference will be held in Atlantic City for the 14th Tri-State Consortium Biennial Conference from April 23-26, 2017 at Bally’s Atlantic City, 1900 Pacific Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Participants will receive critical information from forward thinking leaders regarding trends and achievements in higher education. The 14th Biennial conference theme illuminates Access and Inclusion: Emerging Practices and Perspectives.
We are pleased to bring internationally and nationally recognized speakers to our opening session and daily conference plenaries. To date, we have confirmed the following featured speakers including The Honorable Secretary of Higher Education for New Jersey – Rochelle Hendricks, Dr. Terrell Strayhorn (Ohio State University), Dr. Sylvia Hurtado (UCLA), Dr. Jamil Salmi, Tom Mortensen, Gardy Guiteau (Rowan University), Stockton University President – Dr. Harvey Kesselman, Dr. David Ferguson (Stony Brook University), MPACK Group, and Kevin D. Wright.
In addition to the full conference, the Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs in Higher Education conducts a Leadership Institute for new or aspiring program directors and other professionals who are looking to advance their careers or further their leadership skills during the conference. We are poised to identify and accept up to 30 applicants to participate in this year’s Leadership Institute.
Registration and lodging is now open. We urge you to take advantage of early registration and to reserve your rooms now to avoid additional fees.
This is the higher education conference and networking event of 2017 that you do not want to miss!
We look forward to welcoming you to Bally’s in Atlantic City.
Edith A. Corbin, Tri-State Conference Chair
Dr. Hasani Carter, President
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Registration and Leadership Institute
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Registration, Pre-Conference Leadership Institute, Opening Reception, Dinner, Entertainment and Keynote Speaker: Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, Professor of Higher Education at The Ohio State University
Monday, April 24, 2017
Registration and workshops followed by state meetings, dinner and networking
|9:00am – 10:00am||Concurrent Workshops:
|10:15am – 11:15am||Morning Keynote: Dr. Sylvia Hurtado, Professor, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA PDF of Presentation|
|11:30am – 12:45pm||Mini Plenary Session: Linking Policy to Reality in Opportunity for Higher Education – Dr. Thomas Mortenson, Publisher, Postsecondary Opportunity & Senior Scholar, Pell Institute for the Study of Higher Education Opportunity|
|Mini Plenary Session: Social Responsibility > Self-Fulfillment.” -Education=“How to make a living”+ Entrepreneurship=“How to live” – Mr. Jamal James, Co-Founder & President at TheMPACK|
|1:00pm – 2:45pm||Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Kevin Wright, Strategic Management Consultant|
|3:00pm – 4:30pm||Concurrent Workshops:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Registration, awards, reception, banquet and networking
|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 PDF of Presentation|
|12pm -1:30pm||Luncheon Panel:
|1:45pm – 2:45pm||Concurrent Workshops:
|3:30pm – 4:30pm||Concurrent Workshops:
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Leadership Institute: Open Session Presentation & Wrap-up, NJ Update Report, NY Update Report and conference close.
Thank you to our conference sponsors: