UI&U students in the Cincinnati area are invited to Union’s conference day on Friday, October 12th as part of our National Faculty Meeting. The event promises to be a wonderful day of professional development and interaction with community leaders.
Conference Day – “THE DREAM NO LONGER DEFERRED: THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF EDUCATION“
Friday, October 12, 2012
Shuttle from Netherland Hilton
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast (UI&U Tent)
8:45 a.m. -9:15 a.m.
Conference Registration (The United Way, Fifth Third Convening Center)
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Conference Day Welcome
Dr. Jay Keehn, Director, M.Ed. Program – Conference Chair
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Discussion – The Role of Leadership in Community
Dr. Roger Sublett, President & Dr. Richard Hansen, Provost
Discussion Moderator – Dr. Jay Keehn
10:15a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Peter Block
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Buffet Lunch (UI&U Tent)
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Breakout Session I (Please see Meeting Addendum for descriptions)
The Professor at the Hub of Global Community Outreach and Educational Advocacy
Dr. Diane Allerdyce
Education and Sustainability: Comprehensive Action for Social Justice
Dr. Constance Beutel (presented via Skype)
Community or Collective: Two Kinds of Being and Two Ways of Knowing
Dr. James Caraway
Police and School Partnerships: Innovative Intervention Strategies for High Risk Youth
Don Lacher, MS & Larry Chavez, MPA
Generating a Community of Learners: Exploring Wikis
Dr. Ben Williams
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Breakout Session II (Please see Meeting Addendum for descriptions)
The Transformative Power of Maternal Child Health Education
Dr. Anna Blair & Cynthia Turner-Maffei, M.A.
Increasing Cultural Competence by Developing Cultural Self-Awareness
Dr. Bill Lax & Dr. Magui O’Neill
Being the Change: The Occupation of Public Spaces
Dr. Lois Melina
Art and Civic Engagement: Transforming Communities Through Social Justice
Dr. Anu Mitra
Student Debt Demonstrations – Today Quebec, Tomorrow the World
Dr. Joseph Nolan
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Reflections and Reception (UI&U Tent)
Dessert reception with reflections on the day