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Conference Schedule

"Building Community through Diversity"
Embracing a Culture of Accessibility
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Time Event
8 am - 9 am Registration
Seymour College Union Lobby
9 am - 9:30 am Welcome & VIP Greetings (Watch)
Chair, College President, BSG President
Seymour College Union Ballroom
9:30 am - 10:30 am Keynote: "Seeing Possibility" (Watch)
Marla Runyan
Seymour College Union Ballroom
10:45 am - 11:45 am Educational Sessions (Location in Parentheses)
  1. Women in the Locker Room (Hartwell Theatre)
  2. Bridging the Gap: Creating a Common Language Using Learning Styles (Cooper, New York Room)
  3. The College Experience for Students with Physical Disabilities (Edwards, Gold Room 103)
  4. The People are Still Speaking: The Sharing of Oral Histories Inspired by the Work of Howard Zinn (Tower Theatre)
  5. Perspectives Toward Disabilities and Diverse Languages in US and Asian Contexts (Seymour College Union Gallery)
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11 am - 2 pm Cultural Showcase
Seymour College Union Lounge
noon - 1 pm Multicultural Food Tasting
Seymour College Union Ballroom
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Educational Sessions
  1. Access to Travel and Tourism Opportunities for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (Seymour College Union Gallery)
  2. International Women’s Day 100 Year Anniversary: A Call for Change (Cooper, New York Room)
  3. African American Faculties’ Career Decisions about Employment (Seymour College Union Room 220)
  4. Raising Awareness of Inclusivity Needs in the Caribbean (Seymour College Union Room 119)
  5. Understanding How to Communicate with Blind People (Hartwell Theatre)
  6. The College Experience for Students with Physical Disabilities (repeated) (Edwards, Gold Room 103)
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2:30 - 3:30 pm Closing General Session with Marla Runyan
Assistive Technology: Using the iPad as a communication and learning tool for school-age children with special needs.
Seymour College Union Ballroom
3:30 - 4 pm Conference Closing Reception
Seymour College Union Lounge

Last Updated 10/28/11

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