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Symposium for Inclusive Excellence

March 21st & 22nd

Inclusive Excellence: Building a Culture of Resilience, Collaboration & Belonging

This inaugural Symposium for Inclusive Excellence hosted by Spalding University will offer a platform for Higher Ed. leaders, Student Affairs professionals, and practitioners to collaborate, exchange ideas, strategies, highlight evidence-based research, and share inclusive and diverse practices. The symposium focuses on opportunities to discuss, share and learn about contemporary issues of equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. This gathering will also celebrate and recognize the success of those who have trailblazed the paths of inclusive excellence.

Itinerary

Thursday, February 23rd 10:30 AM – 8:00 PM

9:00 AM — Registration Opens at College Ballroom

9:00 – 10:00 AM — Continental Breakfast & Networking College Ballroom

10:15 – 10:50 AM — Conference Welcome & Greetings

  • Welcome to Spalding From President Tori Murden McClure
  • Conference Opening Charge From Spalding University President Conference Expectations & Flow From Conference Chair Chief of Diversity Andrea Bolden

11:00 – 11:50 AM — Session Block A

  • Session 1 (Student Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329
  • Session 2 (Faculty Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329

Noon — Poster Session Opens | Egan Leadership Center Lobby

12:15 – 1:15 PM — Lunch College Ballroom

1:30 – 2:30 PM — Session Block B

  • Session 1 (Student Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329
  • Session 2 (Faculty Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329

3:00 – 4:30 PM — Connecting The Pieces of Diversity To Our Community Panel & ELC Troutman Lectorium

5:00 PM — JCPS Supporting Minority Educators ELC Troutman Lectorium

6:00 – 8:00 PM — Conference Keynote Roots 101 Museum

8:30 – 10:30 PM — Wine Down Speed Networking | Black Jockey Lounge

Friday, February 24th 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

9:00 AM — Registration Opens at College Ballroom

9:00 – 10:00 AM — Continental Breakfast & Networking College Ballroom

9:45 AM — Conference Day Two Welcome & Greetings

10:10 – 11:00 AM — Session Block A

  • Session 1 (Student Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329
  • Session 2 (Faculty Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329

11:15 – 12:10 AM — Session Block B

  • Session 1 (Student Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329
  • Session 2 (Faculty Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329

Noon – Poster Session Opens | Egan Leadership Center Lobby

12:00 – 1:15 PM – Lunch College Ballroom

1:30 – 2:30 PM – Session Block C

  • Session 1 (Student Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329
  • Session 2 (Faculty Focused) | Library classrooms 327-328-329

1:30 – 2:30 PM – Panel Session ELC Troutman Lectorium

3:15 – 4:00 PM – Closing Session ELC Troutman Lectorium

For More Info

Andrea Bolden
Chief Diversity Officer
TIX Coordinator
Email: [email protected]