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Sharing the Dream

Ninth Annual Cultural Diversity Conference
Building Community Through Diversity

September 17, 2009

Time
Event
8 am - 9 am Registration
Seymour College Union Lobby
8:45 am - 9 am Welcome & VIP Greetings
Chair, College President, BSG President
Seymour College Union Ballroom
9 am - 10 am

Keynote
John Quiñones (Heroes Among Us)
Seymour College Union Ballroom

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Panel Interview: Media's Role in "Sharing the Dream"
John Quiñones (facilitator), Tariq Spence, Jason Torreano
Seymour College Union Ballroom
Submit a question by e-mail that you would like the panel to discuss.

11 am - 2 pm Cultural Showcase
Seymour College Union Lounge
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Concurrent Educational Sessions

  1. Public Relations: A Partner in the Pursuit of Diversity and Inclusion
    Seymour College Union, Room 119
  2. Migrant Farmworkers: An Invisible Population Feeding the Nation
    Seymour College Union, Gallery
  3. Achieving the Dream: Child Soldiers' Struggle for a Better Life
    Seymour College Union, Room 220-221
  4. Democracy and The Role of Offices of Diversity
    Seymour College Union, Room 228
  5. Cultural Storytelling through Music and Dance
    Hartwell Hall, Theater
  6. Hard to Remember, Harder to Forget: Diverse Voice of Female Resisitance
    Seymour College Union, Room B116
  7. Equality for Indigenous Peoples: Leadership in Local and Global Issues
    Hartwell Hall, Room 11
  8. We Have Choices: People with Disabilities Living Their Lives
    Seymour College Union, Room 114
11:45 am - 12:45 pm John Quiñones Booksigning
Seymour College Union Lounge
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Multi-Cultural Food Tasting
Seymour College Union Ballroom
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Concurrent Educational Sessions

  1. Unskilled Labor? You Try It
    Seymour College Union, Room 119
  2. Learning to Live: A Qualitative Enquiry on the Victims of Acid Attack: Coping with Change
    Seymour College Union, Room 114
  3. Building Community: Bridging the Underrepresented with the Majority Represented
    Edwards Hall, Room 103
  4. "Are We on the Same Page?": Exploring the Emotions of English Language Learners
    Seymour College Union, Room 220-221
  5. Fulfillment of the Dream- Why Same Sex Marriage Should Matter (Session Cancelled)
    Broadening "the Dream" — Acknowledging Gender Diversity (Replacement Session)
    Edwards Hall, Room 106
  6. Reconstruction: The First Legal American Diversity Initiative
    Seymour College Union, Room B116
3 pm - 4:30 pm

Naturalization Ceremony
Seymour College Union Ballroom


Commitment to Embracing Diversity
To make an institution-wide commitment to embracing diversity in its fullest sense by setting goals and linking these goals with Middle States’ expectations and our own expectations for achieving a more inclusive community.

At Brockport, diversity is everyone’s business.

President John R. Halstead, PhD
The College at Brockport