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    • Debunked!: Title IX and Gender Equity 

      Logsdon, Karen; Posluszny, Nicole (2015-10-08)
      All educational institutions observe Title IX, but why? Throughout this interactive breakout session, Dr. Karen Logsdon and Title IX Intern Nicole Posluszny will reinforce the idea that Title IX supports all students and ...
    • Degrees of Separation 

      Iftikar, Arsalan; Callan, James (2012-09-20)
      Keynote Speaker Arsalan Iftikar will join local religious and political leaders to discuss a variety of perspectives on the intersection of politics and religion. The conversation will focus on how social and political ...
    • Developmental Disabilities: Labels and Beyond 

      Desrochers, Marcie N.; Giralico-Pearlman, Ann (2014-10-02)
      The presenters will delve into the nuances of labels given to individuals with developmental disABILITIES such as intellectual disabilities and autism. In this workshop participants will be exposed to research, stories, ...
    • Disability and Ableism in Higher Education 

      Ashton, Jennifer; Obourn, Megan (2016-10-06)
      Disability portrayed as residing within the individual reproduces a medical model where a person's identity is presumed to be a problem needing remediation. A social model of disability recognizes that while impairment can ...
    • Disability as an Intersectional Social Identity 

      Obourn, Milo; Ashton, Jennifer (2017-10-05)
      Intersectionality, first introduced by Kimberle Crenshaw, has become a widely accepted framework for understating how exclusion and discrimination operate through multiple interlocking systems of oppression including but ...
    • Diversity and Inclusion in Action 

      Howard, Maurice (2015-10-08)
      This session will break down the differences between diversity and inclusion, permitting participants to walk away with an understanding of these differences, how the concept fits into corporate cultures, how to foster an ...
    • Diversity Camp 

      Ferraina, Victoria (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: Diversity Camp is a program that strives to educate adolescents about tolerance and acceptance of all people, regardless of race, nationality, social class, sexual orientation, religion, or level of physical or ...
    • Diversity Conference Cultural Showcase 

      Unknown author (2016-10-06)
      We are more alike, my friends than we are unalike (video) Hip-Hop Dance Team 1:00pm To be young, gifted and BLACK- 1:05pm Brianna Smith- 1:10pm CSA Dance Team- 1:15pm ALAS- 1:20pm BIODANCE – 1:30pm Let America Be America ...
    • Dyslexia: A Beautiful Brain (Film Screening) 

      Orzel, Virginia (2017-10-05)
      The film, Dyslexia: A Beautiful Brain, is 52 minutes long. The purpose of the film to is to help the audience understand what a dyslexic goes through. It also will enlighten the dyslexic as to why they experience what they ...
    • Ebonics: Language vs. Slang 

      Barski, Ewelina (2017-10-05)
      Ebonics or African American English (AAE) has long been treated as a “street slang” spoken by African Americans and as a result, it has a stigma attached to it. Linguists prefer to use the latter term because there is ...
    • Embracing LGBTQ Audiences in Corporate Communication: A Media Literacy Discussion 

      Walden, Justin; Prutsman, Amy (2014-10-02)
      Inclusivity has been an increasingly important aspect of marketing and public relations in recent years, especially when it comes to the LGBTQ community. Including this group as a potential target for business communications ...
    • Emma Lazarus: Voice of Liberty 

      O'Sullivan, Pam; Prince, Wendy S. (2012-09-20)
      Emma Lazarus is best remembered for her poem, "The New Colossus." However, in a recent touring exhibit the visited Drake Memorial Library, her fascinating life and experiences as a Jewish immigrant highlight the late 19th ...
    • Empowering University Career Centers to be Culturally Sensitive 

      Alston, Jeffrey L. (2015-10-08)
      Studies show that in the next 30 to 40 years ethnic minorities will be the dominant culture in the United States. With this, ethnic minority student population at colleges and universities will increase. Research suggest ...
    • Evening Keynote Address 

      Moore, Wes (2017-10-05)
    • Exploring the Epidemic of Homelessness in Higher Education 

      Aponte, Carmen; Snyder, Tricia (2015-10-08)
      This session will discuss the topic of students experiencing homelessness. This topic has received limited attention despite these hard economic times that include rising tuition rates, requirements for higher degrees to ...
    • Fantastic Revolutions and Where to Find Them 

      Morse, Bailey (2017-10-05)
      Based on the Brockport Chapter of the American Association of University Women’s “Be the Revolution” series, hear a student’s perspective on what it takes to create an inclusive community, acknowledge biases to pursue ...
    • Fatherless: A Symptom to Poverty and Mass Incarceration 

      Brooks, Arthur; Sheffield, Aubrey (2015-10-08)
      This session will explore the socioeconomic issues that affect Rochester, NY, ranked the fifth poorest in the country. The Rochester City School District has the lowest black male graduation rate in the country, the highest ...
    • Find Your Inner Peace 

      Koketso Ferreira, Yvonne (2013-09-19)
      Abstract: “Inner peace (or peace of mind) refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at peace, with enough knowledge and understanding to keep oneself strong in the face of discord or stress. Being ‘at peace’ is ...
    • Finding Our Harmony Through Music 

      Gould, Matt; Matthews, Griffin (2016-10-06)
      Music may be considered a universal language. The same components that make up music – tempo, rhythm, pitch – are all part of everyday speech in every language. Additionally, facial expressions are universal and certain ...
    • Food for Thought: An Exercise in Third Culture Building 

      Edwards, Ashley; Goforth, Karim; Reyes, Jenny (2017-10-05)
      Food is an emblem of culture. What, where, when, how, and why we eat are all intimately connected to our cultural community. From garbage plates in ROC to plate lunches in Hawai’i, from the meat and potato diet of agrarian ...