Conference Activities: Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

8:00am – 5:00pm Registration
9:00am – 10:00am Concurrent Workshops:

    • Online Instruction as a Tool for Students in Need of Accelerated Supports
    • “How Can You Help Me If You Don’t Understand Me?” : Effective Strategies for Celebrating Mental Health and Learning Differences in the EOF Student Body
    • Dismantling the Odds: A Practical Guide to Effective STEM Prep for Case Management or Program Development
    • Do I Belong? – The Conversation of The Disengaged College Student
    • Silent Echoes: How Can We Support Student Success in the Sciences? (moved from Tuesday afternoon)
    • How to Catch and Keep Him: Ways to Improve Male Recruitment
    • Strategies to Improve Student Success and Retention though Group Support: Women Empowering Women
    • Quantitative Program Evaluation and Assessment
    • When Email is not Enough!
10:15am – 11:15am Morning Keynote: Dr. Sylvia Hurtado, Professor, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA
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
Concurrent Workshops:

  • Working Together to Support the Retention and Completion of Students in Vocational Programs: A Narrative of Collective Impact
  • Engineering is Exciting! Learn about Engineering and How to Advise for a Smooth Transition into a 4-Year Engineering Program
  • Fostering Success: Developing an On-Campus Support Program for Young Adults with a history of Foster Care Involvement
  • Why Mastering Your Emotions is a Leadership Requirement and How to Accomplish It.
  • Building for Success: Providing Transformative Mentorship and Intensive Career Development to First-Generation, Low-Income Students
1:00pm – 2:45pm Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Kevin Wright, Strategic Management Consultant
3:00pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Workshops:

  • Addressing the Sophomore Year Experience: The Creation, Delivery and Outcome Assessment of a Model 3 Credit University Course.
  • The Influence of Social Media on Collaborative Learning in a Cohort Environment
  • ACCESSing Education: The New Jersey Foster Care Scholars Program
  • Not Losing the Vision: An Evidence Based Model for Success
  • Addressing a National Crisis: Transformative POWER Programming to Increase the Retention and Graduation Rates of Male Students of Color on College Campuses
  • Intentional Planning for “HOTS” and Increased Student Results
  • What do 3,000 Opportunity Program Students Need to Know to Succeed?: Creating and Measuring First-Year Learning Outcomes at the City University of New York
  • Social Justice, Education and Mathematics
4:30pm – 6:30pm State Meetings
6:30pm – 9:00pm Dinner on your own
9:00pm – 12:00am Networking/Hospitality

Thank you to our conference sponsors: