The Urgency of N.O.W. - No Opportunity Wasted
Virtual Higher EDquity Symposium
The 2020 conference, held Nov. 9-10, highlighted strategies for providing equitable services to students from enrollment to degree completion, particularly for underrepresented minorities and low-income students. Sessions will also focused on creating and maintaining support for students amid the effects of social injustices and the global pandemic.
For those unable to attend, CPE's YouTube Channel will provide videos of the sessions shortly after the symposium.
Presentations and Materials (Copy of full agenda)
Monday, Nov. 9
- Opening Remarks,
Neeli Bendapudi, University of Louisville
- State of Higher Education in Kentucky,
Aaron Thompson, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
- Racial Equity: A Viable Approach to Student Success,
Roger Cleveland, Eastern Kentucky University
- University of Louisville's Black Male EDquity Network,
Douglas Craddock, Jr., University of Louisville
- Talking About Privilege: Informing and Challenging White Faculty and Staff,
Peggy Crowe and Karl Laves, Western Kentucky University
Helping “Under-“ Students Over the Hump: How U of L’s Student Success Center Approaches EDquity
Katie Adamchik, Jessica Newton, Greg Vittitow, Jessy Rosenberg and Christy Metzger, University of Louisville
Tuesday, Nov. 10
- Supporting Student Well-Being During Dual Pandemics,
Faye Jones, Kiana Fields and Ryan Simpson, University of Louisville
- Supporting Students Through Challenges Beyond the Classroom,
Aesha Uqdah, University of Louisville
- What It’s Like at the Intersection: The Student Perspective,
Panel of Kentucky’s Postsecondary Students
- Closing Remarks
Dawn Offutt, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
About the Symposium
Converging at the intersection of higher education and equity, the Higher EDquity Symposium prvides a forum for postsecondary faculty, staff, students and administration to come together annually to focus on areas of interest on their campuses as they relate to diversity, equity and inclusion.
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