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Agenda: 2012 Academically Proficient High School Junior and Senior Diversity Conference

Friday, June 15, 2012
Activity Time Location
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION/RESIDENT HALL CHECK IN 
Students and parents receive conference materials.
12-4:45 pm CST Lobby-Minton Hall
Box Lunch 12:30-1:30 pm Picnic Area - Red Zone
Campus Tour 2:00-3:15 pm Meet at Minton Hall
Parent Sessions:  WKU Information (Required) 2:00-3:15 Dr. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium (GRH 1074)
WELCOME/CONFERENCE OVERVIEW (Required Attendance)
Welcome:
Mr. Howard Bailey, Vice President, Student Affairs
Dr. Monica Burke, Assistant to the Chief Diversity Officer
Ms. Michelle Clark-Heard, WKU Head Women's Basketball Coach
SPEAKERS:
Mr. Robert Unseld
Dr. Clay Motley
Mrs.  Martha Sales
Ms. Kennina Porter
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Mrs. Finley Woodard, Associate Director of Admissions
3:30-5:15 Dr. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium (GRH 1074)
BASEBALL GAME NIGHT/MEET & GREET DINNER (Required Attendance)
Students will meet with other scholars from across the state, watch a game and have dinner 
6:30-10:00 pm Bowling Green Ballpark -Home Run Grill
RETURN TO RESIDENCE HALLS –lights out! 10:30 -12:00 pm Minton Hall
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Activity Time Location
WAKE UP 5:30 -7:00 am Minton Hall
Residence Hall Check-Out
Students will return keys at front desk; luggage storage in Minton Hall.
6:00 -7:30 am Minton Hall
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Students and parents arriving on day two should pick up conference materials in the foyer of Dr. Gary Ransdell Hall.
7:00- 8:30 am Dr. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium
Breakfast
6:45 – 8:15 am Food Court-DUC
OPENING SESSION/WELCOME CONFERENCE OVERVIEW
Mr. Michael Dailey, greetings from KDE
Dr. Monica Burke, greetings from WKU
Dr. Rana Johnson, greetings from CPE
8:30-8:40 am Dr. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium, Room 1074
OPENING/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Speaker: Dr. Erica Sutton
8:45-9:30 am Dr. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium, Rm 1074 
PARENT SESSION
Speaker:  Mr. Michael Coleman
Parents will meet with the keynote speaker for a discussion/Q & A session regarding successfully transitioning students to a postsecondary institution.
9:40 -11:50 am Dr. Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium-Room 1074
CONCURRENT STUDENT SESSIONS
*Developing Coping Skills/Effective Communication
*Financial Aid & Scholarships
*Selecting a College & Career
9:40 -11:50am Dr. Gary Ransdell Hall

Breakout sessions located on 2ND floor: Rooms 2002, 2069, 2064
COLLEGE FAIR
Kentucky Colleges and Universities will be available to meet with students and answer questions.
11:30 am –2:00 pm Auxiliary Gymnasium, Preston Center
LUNCH/CLOSING REMARKS 1:00-2:00 pm Food Court-DUC

 

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