2014 AAMI Consortium Conference Schedule

See schedule below for 2014 Conference or download print version of 2014 AAMI Conference Schedule.

Thursday, February 27

Registration and Check-in
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Ledbetter Assembly Halls – Foyer Area
UALR Donaghey Student Center

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception/Dinner
Ledbetter Assembly Halls – A, B, C
UALR Donaghey Student Center

Featured Speaker
Dr. Glen Jones
President Henderson State University
Topic: African American Males and College Success
UALR Donaghey Student Center
Ledbetter Assembly Halls – A, B, C

Edutainment
Student Services Success Initiatives Participants
Topic: OVERGROUND RAILROAD –
A Time Travel Through Black History
UALR Donaghey Student Center


Friday, February 28

Registration and Check-in
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Ledbetter Assembly Hall Foyer Area
UALR Donaghey Student Center

Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Ledbetter Hall Foyer Area
UALR Donaghey Student Center

Opening Plenary Speaker
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, Associate Professor of Higher Education, The Ohio State University
Topic: African American Male College Success:  Results Oriented Strategies From What We Know
UALR Student Services Center Auditorium

Student Track
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Speakers:  Odell Bizzell & Vincent Harris
www.menofimpacttour.com
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Topic:  Stand Your Ground—Become What They Never Thought You Could
UALR Donaghey Student Center – Meeting Room D

Break
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions
10:45 a.m. – 11:50 a.m

Faculty Track
Dr. Jaqueline Carroll, Faculty
Truckee Meadows Community College
Topic: Retention Pedagogy – Teaching Strategies with Purpose
UALR Donaghey Student Center – Leadership Lounge

Administrative Track
Cory Anderson, Vice President, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
Topic: Central Arkansas Boys & Men Opportunity Success Team (BMOST) Best Practices (UALR, PTC & HSU)
UALR Student Services Center Auditorium

Student Track
Speakers:  Odell Bizzell & Vincent Harris
www.menofimpacttour.com
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Topic:  Stand Your Ground—Become What They Never Thought You Could
UALR Donaghey Student Center – Meeting Room D

Dedication of the Charles W. Donaldson Student Services Center
11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
UALR Students Services Center

Lunch / Dedication Reception
12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Ledbetter Assembly Halls A, B,  C
UALR Donaghey Student Center

Concurrent Sessions
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Administrator Track
Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, Associate Professor of Higher Education, The Ohio State University
Topic:  Next Steps Consultation
UALR Donaghey Student Center
Ledbetter Assembly Hall

Faculty Track
Dr. Sherry Rankins-Robertson
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Assistant Professor Rhetoric and Writing, Director, First Year Composition
Topic:  Hey Teacher, Leave Those Kids Alone: Using Code-Switching to Increase Retention
UALR Donaghey Student Center – Leadership Lounge

Student Track
Speakers: Dr. Michael R. Twyman, Director, UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity
—————-Dr. Joseph L. Jones, Executive Director, Social Justice Initiative at Philander Smith College; ACE Fellow at UALR
Topic: From There to Here: Navigating the University Culture
UALR Donaghey Student Center – Meeting Room D

Break
2:30 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Administrator Panel (VCs and Presidents)
Moderator: Dr. Logan Hampton
Vice Provost for Student Affairs, UALR
Topic:  The Responsibility of Cabinet Level Leadership in Retaining and Graduating African American Males In Higher Education
UALR Donaghey Student Center – Ledbetter Assembly Halls A & B

Faculty Round Table Discussion
Moderator: Dr. John Kuykendall, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Topic:  How To Handle Issues That Arise When Teaching Students From Diverse Populations
UALR Donaghey Student Center – Meeting Room D

Student Session
Etiquette Xpress:  The Barber Shop
Topic:  Grooming, Tying Ties, Civility & More   UALR Donaghey Student Center – Leadership Lounge

Conference Wrap-Up
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
UALR Student Services Center Auditorium

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