Conference Workshops

This year's workshops are TBA. Below are last year's sessions for an idea of what the Dialogue on Diversity is all about.

2016 Session 1: 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. Concurrent Sessions

Roundtable

  1. Millennials, Student of Color in The Workplace
  • Format: Roundtable: extended discussion with a smaller audience
  • Presenters: Anthony E. Jones, Director of Multicultural Affairs, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Conference Track: Best practices / current research in diversity, inclusion and/or social justice

Workshops

  1. Cultural Humility in the Workplace
  • Format: Workshop: interactive, intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or idea
  • Presenters: Dr. DeDe Wohlfarth , Faculty, Spalding University; Truman Harris, Doctoral Student, Spalding University. 
  • Conference Track: Diversity, inclusion and/or social justice based techniques that can be utilized in the workplace. Action oriented workshops
  1. What My Father Taught Me: Learning and Unlearning Masculinities
  • Format: Workshop: interactive, intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or idea
  • Presenters: Brian Hamilton, Graduate Assistant Affiliate Housing - Student Life, University of Louisville
  • Conference Track: Diversity, inclusion and/or social justice based techniques that can be utilized in the workplace. Action oriented workshops.
  1. Healing from Racial Trauma Using Expressive Arts
  • Format: Workshop: interactive, intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or idea
  • Presenters: Dr. Sarah Tallentire, Staff Psychologist, EKU Counseling Center
  • Conference Track: Overview of diversity, inclusion and/or social justice in business, education, health, international affairs, media, religion and politics
  1. T.R.U.T.H. TALKS: True Racial Understanding Through Honest Talks
  • Format: Workshop: interactive, intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or idea
  • Presenters: Nana Boateng, Diversity Peer Education Team Coordinator, Carter G Woodson Center for Interracial Education; Marissa Morales, Carter G Woodson Center for Interracial Education; Ben Christson, Carter G Woodson Center for Interracial Education.
  • Conference Track: Overview of diversity, inclusion and/or social justice in business, education, health, international affairs, media, religion and politics

Presentations

  1. Equitable Student Staff Recruitment and Selection for Higher Education
  • Format: Presentation: lecture style
  • Presenters: Jake Jensen, Campus Housing, University of Louisville; Justin Leibowitz, Campus Housing University of Louisville
  • Conference Track: Best practices / current research in diversity, inclusion and/or social justice
  1. The Skin I'm In: An Exploration of Bi-racial and Multi-racial Experiences
  • Format: Presentation: lecture style
  • Presenters: Kira Munoz, Residence Hall Coordinatior, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Conference Track: Overview of diversity, inclusion and/or social justice in business, education, health, international affairs, media, religion and politics

2016 Session 2: 10:30 - 11:20 a.m. Concurrent Sessions

Roundtable

  1. Am I the Youngest Person in the Room Again? Young Faculty Perspectives in Higher Education Presenters: Andrew, Continuing Lecturer, Purdue Polytechnic; Dr. Rustin Weber
  • Format: Roundtable: extended discussion with a smaller audience
  • Presenters: Andrew, Continuing Lecturer, Purdue Polytechnic; Dr. Rustin Weber
  • Conference Track: Overview of diversity, inclusion and/or social justice in business, education, health, international affairs, media, religion and politics

Workshops

  1. Cultural Humility in the Workplace (Continued)
  2. What my Father Taught Me (Continued)
  3. Healing from Racial Trauma Using Expressive Arts (Continued)
  4. T.R.U.T.H. TALKS: True Racial Understanding Through Honest Talks (Continued)

Presentations

  1. Living Solidarity: Helping Students with Learning Differences Develop Dignity for All Humanity
  • Format: Presentation: lecture style
  • Presenters: Dr. Beatriz Pacheco, Learning Differences Coordinator, Saint Xavier High School; Thomas Malewitz, Teacher, St. Xavier High School
  • Conference Track: Overview of diversity, inclusion and/or social justice in business, education, health, international affairs, media, religion and politics
  1. ABC's of LGBTQ
  • Format: Presentation: lecture style
  • Presenters: Tanner Mobley, President of BUKnighted, Bellarmine University
  • Conference Track: Overview of diversity, inclusion and/or social justice in business, education, health, international affairs, media, religion and politics

2016 Session 3: 1:30 - 2:20 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

Workshops

  1. Religious Diversity and Student Identity Development: How ought Student Affairs engage in issues of religious diversity?
  • Format: Workshop: interactive, intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or idea
  • Presenters: Dr. E. Gerome Stephens, Director of Student Engagement, Georgia Tech
  • Conference Track: Best practices / current research in diversity, inclusion and/or social justice
  1. Global Competence: Perceptions and Future Directions
  • Format: Workshop: interactive, intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or idea
  • Presenters: Dr. Stacy Shipman, Global Competence Researcher and Trainer, Bellarmine University; Karen Loper, Bellarmine University
  • Conference Track: Best practices / current research in diversity, inclusion and/or social justice
  1. Re-Thinking Diversity Through Mindshifting Dialogue
  • Format: Workshop: interactive, intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or idea
  • Presenters: LaNeeca Williams, Diversity and Equity Officer, University of Evansville
  • Conference Track: Diversity, inclusion and/or social justice based techniques that can be utilized in the workplace. Action oriented workshops.
  1. The Implementation of Restorative Communication in Correctional Settings
  • Format: Workshop: interactive, intensive discussion and activity on a particular subject or idea
  • Presenters: Mariya Tarshish, M.A., Doctoral Student, Spalding University; Dr. Ida Dickie, Forensic Psychologist, Spalding University
  • Conference Track: Diversity, inclusion and/or social justice based techniques that can be utilized in the workplace. Action oriented workshops.

Presentations

  1. More Than Chicken & Spades: Cultivating a Positive Black Student Experience at Predominantly White Institutions
  • Format: Presentation: lecture style
  • Presenters: Dominique McShan, Coordinator for Multicultural Programming and Organizations, University of Louisville; Brian Hamilton, Graduate Assistant, University of Louisville
  • Conference Track: Best practices / current research in diversity, inclusion and/or social justice
  1. Applied Critical Leadership: Implications for Social Justice in Education
  • Format: Presentation: lecture style
  • Presenters: Dr. Ashley Hopkins, TRIO Program Coordinator, University of Louisville
  • Conference Track: Best practices / current research in diversity, inclusion and/or social justice

2016 Session 4: 2:30 - 3:20 p.m. Concurrent Session

Roundtable

  1. Self-Care in a Time of Change
  • Format: Roundtable: extended discussion with a smaller audience
  • Presenters: Nubia Bennett, Student Success Coordinator, Spalding University
  • Conference Track: Diversity, inclusion and/or social justice based techniques that can be utilized in the workplace. Action oriented workshops.

Workshops

  1. Religious Diversity and Student Identity Development (Continued)
  2. Global Competence: Perceptions and Future Directions (Continued)
  3. Re-Thinking Diversity Through Mindshifting Dialogue (Continued) The Implementation of Restorative Communication in Correctional Settings (Continued)

Presentations

  1. The Benefits of Latino Peer Mentoring
  • Format: Presentation: lecture style
  • Presenters: UofL Hispanic Latino Initiative Ambassadors and REACH Mentors- Eileen Marquez, Leo Salinas, Juliana Reyes, Nely Sepulveda;  REACH Director- Geoff Bailey and REACH mentee- Maria Martinez; UofL HLI Staff- Nora Atkins and Sarah Nunez
  • Conference Track: Overview of diversity, inclusion and/or social justice in business, education, health, international affairs, media, religion and politics
  1. Socio-cultural factors impacting educational outcomes
  • Format: Presentation: lecture style
  • Title: Socio-cultural factors impacting educational outcomes
  • Presenters: Rose Glasser, University of Louisville
  • Conference Track: Overview of diversity, inclusion and/or social justice in business, education, health, international affairs, media, religion and politics
  1. Diversity in Business: The Case for Intersectionality
  • Format: Presentation: lecture style
  • Title: Diversity in Business: The Case for Intersectionality
  • Presenters: Demetria Miles, Founder & CEO, Decide Diversity
  • Conference Track: Overview of diversity, inclusion and/or social justice in business, education, health, international affairs, media, religion and politics