UI&U Conference Day on October 12

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       

7:30 a.m.
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.
Keynote Address
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
Room 120

Education and Sustainability: Comprehensive Action for Social Justice
Dr. Constance Beutel (presented via Skype)
Room 118

Community or Collective: Two Kinds of Being and Two Ways of Knowing
Dr. James Caraway
Room 124

Police and School Partnerships: Innovative Intervention Strategies for High Risk Youth
Don Lacher, MS & Larry Chavez, MPA
Room 210

Generating a Community of Learners: Exploring Wikis
Dr. Ben Williams
Room 209

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Break

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.
Room 118

Increasing Cultural Competence by Developing Cultural Self-Awareness
Dr. Bill Lax & Dr. Magui O’Neill
Room 210

Being the Change: The Occupation of Public Spaces
Dr. Lois Melina
Room 120

Art and Civic Engagement: Transforming Communities Through Social Justice
Dr. Anu Mitra
Room 209

Student Debt Demonstrations – Today Quebec, Tomorrow the World
Dr. Joseph Nolan
Room 124

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Reflections and Reception (UI&U Tent)
Dessert reception with reflections on the day

 

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