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Looking Back, Moving Forward

Tenth Annual Cultural Diversity Conference
Building Community Through Diversity

September 16, 2010

8 am - 9 am Registration
Seymour College Union Lobby
9 am - 9:30 am Welcome & VIP Greetings
Chair, College President, SUNY Chancellor, BSG President
Seymour College Union Ballroom
9:30 am - 10:30 am Keynote
Phylicia Rashad (Actress and Advocate)
Seymour College Union Ballroom
10:45 am - 11:45 am Concurrent Educational Sessions
  1. Citizenship: A Global Perspective
    Seymour College Union Rm 119
  2. Rediscovering Deaf Voices in Literature
    Seymour College Union Rm B116
  3. How to Be the Best at Everything:The Gendering and Embodiment of Girl/Boy Advice
    Edwards Hall Rm 105
  4. Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg: Gaining True Cultural Competency
    Edwards Hall Rm 104
  5. "Is Bugs Bunny a Racist?"
    Hartwell Dance Theater
  6. The TC3-SUNY Cortland Coalition: Building Student Communities of Color
    Seymour College Union Rm 114
  7. Contemporary Native Issues in Western New York State
    Seymour College Union Rm 220-221
11 am - 2 pm Cultural Showcase
Seymour College Union Lounge
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Multi-Cultural Food Stations
Outside Seymour College Union under Tent
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions
  1. Challenges of Communicating with a Global Audience
    Seymour College Union Rm 220-221
  2. Farm Hands: Hard Work and Hard Lessons from Western New York Farms
    Seymour College Union Rm 114
  3. Health Disparities: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
    Edwards Hall Rm 106
  4. Coming Home: Supporting Our Veterans
    Seymour College Union Rm 119
  5. Teaching Race and Racism
    Hartwell Dance Theater
  6. The Balancing Act of Black Graduate Students
    Seymour College Union Rm B116
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm The John Marshall High School Urban Steel Band
Seymour College Union Ballroom
7:30 pm Bossa Nova in Portuguese (ticketed separately)
Tower Fine Arts Mainstage

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