4th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
Oct 29

4th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference

The 4th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference will feature Dr. Patricia Hill Collins, Dr. Ivory Toldson, and Dr. Joy DeGruy as plenary speakers. BDN2016 brings together both world renowned and emergent scholars and professionals from the social sciences, STEM and humanities to function as a resource, a support system, as a space of intellectual exchange, and a place to create connections and develop collaborations.

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta Hotel

Nov 2

Minority Serving Community Colleges: Uniting for Student Success

A national convening of minority serving community colleges at the U.S. Department of Education. The event will take place in Washington, DC, and will offer opportunities to:

  • Exchange promising practices on student success with community colleges from across the country;
  • Meet representatives from federal agencies and learn about federal programs for minority serving institutions;
  • Hear from and speak with researchers and funders;
  • Interact with representatives from the U.S. Department of Education;
  • Engage with minority serving community college communities of practice.

There is no conference fee; however, your institution will need to pay for all related travel expenses, meals, and miscellaneous costs for your participants. Due to space limitations, each college or organization is limited to 2 representatives as attendees.

For information on registration, agenda, and other details, please click here to view the meeting website. We are also soliciting presentations in six key topic areas on the meeting site – please take a look and think if there is any expertise you and your college could share with your peers.

1:30 pm13:30

Maryland State Teachers Education Association's 2016 Representative Assembly

Audience: Approximately 150-350 educators from across Maryland
Session Goals: Discuss institutional racism, specifically as it effects public education and the lives of students; give attendees an opportunity to share their perspectives in a safe space; give some sense of next steps and ways to continue the conversation and activism around the issue.