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The President's Office Seventh Annual Conference on Diversity

Inclusion: A World of Opportunities

Course# TD1800

Monday, March 18, 2013
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM - Lunch included (with TD1800 registration)*
Festival Conference and Student Center

Online Registration for the conference is now closed.  Registration will be available at the door on the day of the conference with limited concurrent session options.

 NOTE: You must pre-register for the conference (TD1800) and each concurrent session you plan on attending. Registration of TD1800 includes the opening session, lunch and closing session.

****Lunch will only be provided for individuals registered for TD1800.***

Listing of Conference Workshops by Subject Area

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.      Check-in & Morning Refreshments 

9:10 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.      Welcome and Opening Remarks - Art Dean and David Owusu-Ansah

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    Concurrent Conference Sessions I

  • TD1780:   Enhancing JMU's Gender Climate for Faculty
  • TD1781:   Beyond Accommodations: Using Universal Design to Enhance Learning and Assessment for All Students
  • TD1782:   Another Look : An Inclusive Environment for Diverse Faculty and Staff
  • TD1783:   A Double-Edged Sword: Educational Technology as Access and Impediment for Diverse Populations
  • TD1784:   Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future: The Lewis Mountain Case Study
  • TD1785:   Using Pre-Course "Diversity" Surveys to Enhance Learning and Instruction
  • TD1786:   The Diversity DiSC Workshop Series: An IDEA Grant Success Story
  • TD1787:   CHAMP: Careers in Health and Medicine Programs
  • TD1788:   How to Connect with Minority Students
  • TD1789:   Fulbright Ambassador Information Session: Get Your Questions Answered**

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.   Concurrent Conference Sessions II

  • TD1790:   Diverse Universe: Who Would YOU Choose
  • TD1791:   Disability Rights: A New Form of Human Rights
  • TD1719:   Developing Intercultural Competency
  • TD1792:   What You See Isn't Always What You Get: Exploring the Differences in Disabilities That are Visible and Invisible
  • TD1793:   Changing Definitions of Diversity: Assessing First-Year Perceptions of Diversity Characteristics
  • TD1794:   Discourse & Diversity: Teaching Non-Traditional Students to Read the University
  • TD1795:   Learning Experience in International Email Exchange
  • TD1796:   Safe Zone Training

11:50 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.     Lunch 

12:40 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.       Keynote Address - President Jon Alger
                                               Recognition of IDEA, DEAP & WOD Awards

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.          Concurrent Conference Sessions III

  • TD1797:   Breaking Down Diversity Barriers
  • TD1798:   Building Cultural Competency Workshop: A Multicultural Exploration of Professional Behavior and Self
  • TD1799:   Getting  Military Veterans Acclimated to the Civilian Sector through College Support Programs
  • TD1789:   Fulbright Ambassador Information Session: Get Your Questions Answered
  • TD1776:   Setting the Groundwork for Change: Culturally Competent Care in the Healthcare Setting
  • TD1777:   Beneath the Surface: Place, Identity and Diversity in University and Community
  • TD1778:   Exposing Engineering Students to Diversity Through the Design of Human Powered Vehicle
  • TD1779:   Social Conservatism, Gender and Attitudes towards Homosexuality Across Academic Majors

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.         Closing Reception

*Speakers and schedule subject to change without notice.

**Session is repeated at a later time.

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