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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Institutional Diversity

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Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/cultdiv/isc/MAC2012/macagenda.html

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Thursday, November 15

8:30am – 6:00pm

Registration

 

CSU Ballroom

9:00 – 9:30am

Welcome Remark

Henry Morris, Interim Dean of Institutional Diversity

 

CSU Ballroom

9:30am – 12:00pm

Keynote: Changing Faces, But Too Many Old Ideas: Cultivating Social Justice & Flourishing Lives.

Speaker: Carl Grant, Ph.D, Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Teacher Education, UW-Madison

CSU Ballroom

Panel Discussion on Multicultural Education

Moderator: Professor Carl Grant

CSU Ballroom

12:00 – 2:00pm

Lunch

CSU Ballroom

Keynote: The State of Southeast Asian students in Higher Education

Speaker: Ka Vang, Diversity Programs Director, Office of Diversity and Equity, MnSCU

 

CSU Ballroom

Keynote: Changing Demographics and Their Implications for Multicultural Education


Presentation

 

Speaker: Phillip Chinn, Ph.D,Former Director of Center for Multicultural Education, CSU-Los Angeles

 

CSU Ballroom

2:00 – 3:30pm

Concurrent Sessions I

South Sudan: The world’s NEWEST nation

Presenter: Lero Odola, Masters Student in Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, MSU-Mankato

 

CSU 254

Introduction to AAPI Communication Style

Presenter: Kang Vang, Hmong filmmaker, writer, and musician and current Director of Programming for Asian Media Access

 

CSU 255B

Illegal Democracy: Undocumented youths taking their futures into their hands

Presenter: Juventino Meza, Founding Member of NAVIGATE, a network of undocumented students for access to higher education

 

CSU 284A

How Asian Are You?

Presenter: Terry Cheng, Senior Server Software Engineer, Wells Fargo

 

CSU 201

Assessing Attitudes towards Equity and Diversity at MNSU, Mankato

Presenters: Penny J. Rosenthal, Ph.D and Nadarajan Sethuraju, Ph.D

 

CSU 284C

Five Lenses for Educating and Assessing Cultural Competence

Presenter: James F. Bonilla, Ph.D,  Associate Professor, School of Business, Hamline University

 

CSU 253

Indian Education: Where it was, where it is, and where it’s going?

Presenter: Ramona Kitto Stately, Indian Education Program, ISD 279, Osseo District

 

CSU 204

3:45 – 5:15pm

Concurrent Sessions II

Introduction to AAPI Communication Style

Presenter: Kang Vang, Hmong filmmaker, writer, and musician and current Director of Programming for Asian Media Access

 

CSU 255B

The Changing Faces of Students Becoming Multi-lingual in Minnesota Students of Color

Presenter: Jodi James, Teacher at St. Paul Preparatory School and Education Staff Writer for China Insight

 

CSU 204

How Asian Are You?

Presenter: Terry Cheng, Senior Server Software Engineer, Wells Fargo

 

 

CSU 201

Students of the Future: Viewing multiculturalism from multiple dimensions

Presenter: Katelyn Romsa, Assistant Professor, Counseling Student & Personnel, MSU-Mankato; Kristina Mandell; Katrina Wheeler-Floyd, MSU-Mankato

 

CSU 284C

Prejudice Reduction Workshop: How we were formed, what we do, and impacts on local community. Demonstration of Kindergarten and 6th grade curriculum.

Presenter: Greater Mankato Diversity Council

 

CSU 253

Graduate Assistants Panel: Trails, Roads, and Highways towards Higher Education

Presenters: Bruce Yang, Oscar Cueva-Bravo, Grant Eustice, Oscar Gonzalez, Barnieh Manu

 

CSU 284B

5:00 – 6:00pm

Break

 

 

6:00 – 8:00pm

Dinner

 

CSU Ballroom

Keynote: Embracing Global Education

Speaker: State Senator Patricia Torres Ray, Minnesota, 62nd District

 

CSU Ballroom

Keynote: Take It Higher Than Just Higher Education

Speaker: Michael Reyes, Spoken Word Poet, Performer and Educator

 

CSU Ballroom

8:00pm

Social Event

 

CSU Ballroom

Friday, November 16

8:30 – 10:00am

Concurrent Sessions III

 

Encouraging Many Stories: Critical thinking and multicultural narratives

Presenter: Kirstin Cronn-Mills, Ph.D, Professor of Literature & Writing, SCC-Mankato

 

CSU 255B

Multilingual Careers, Language Access, and Technology Tools

Presenter: Tessa Donato, Certified Medical Interpreter, LinguaOne Agency

 

CSU 204

Assessing Attitudes towards Equity and Diversity at MNSU, Mankato

Presenters: Penny J. Rosenthal, Ph.D, College Student Affairs and Nadarajan Sethuraju, Ph.D, Sociology & Corrections

 

CSU 284C

Illegal Democracy: Undocumented youths taking their futures into their hands

Presenter: Juventino Meza, Founding Member of NAVIGATE, a network of undocumented students for access to higher education

 

CSU 284A

Dream Bigger, Reach Higher: Critical Thinking, Social Justice

Presenter: Michael Reyes, Spoken Word Poet, Performer and Educator

 

CSU 284B

History of American Indian Educational System and Its Effects on the Current Educational System

Presenter: Dave Larsen, Formal Tribal Chair of Lower Sioux Community

 

CSU 253

Opportunities and Challenges of Latino Educational Gap in Minnesota

Presenter: Rodolfo Guiterrez, Ph.D, Executive Director of HACER, Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment through Research

 

CSU 254

10:00am – 12:00pm

Brunch

 

Greater Mankato Diversity Council: Prejudice Reduction Workshops

Speaker: Bukata Hayes, Executive Director of GMDC-Mankato

 

Keynote: Changing Faces: Masking dilemmas in the curriculum

Speaker: Mwalimu Shujaa, Ed. D, Dean of College of Education and Human Development, Southern University at New Orleans

 

CSU Ballroom

12:00 – 2:00pm

Panel Discussion with Mankato Symphony Orchestra

Moderator: Mohamed Alsadig, Quiet Storm-KMSU Radio

 

CSU 253/4/5