Hispanic Conference September 19, 2014

In 2013 JCCC invited for the first time high school and higher education professionals in the four state area to exchange ideas on how to better engage our Hispanic student population. This year we want to expand the learning and sharing process of best practices to continue serving the growing Latino student population. 

Learn how college campuses and community organizations are working together to encourage students to continue their education and be successful. Sessions offered will explore topics on cultural obstacles and collaborative solutions. Those in Multicultural Affairs, recruitment, retention, advising and counseling divisions are welcome to attend.

Date: Friday, September 19, 2014

Location: Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Cost: $40 per person

Registration Deadline: September 1, 2014 

Call for Proposals

The conference committee has announced a Call for Proposals for Presentations for the 2014 Annual DiverSIdad Hispanic Conference. 

Speaker proposals for the conference focusing on the Latino student population can be made in any of the six conference tracks:

  • College Funding Opportunities
  • Academic Success, Research and Practice
  • Best Practices for Student Recruitment
  • Best Practices for College Retention and Graduation
  • Legal Issues Impacting Latinos
  • Student Track

Presentations can be submitted individually or in groups. Submissions for roundtable presentations are encouraged. Notification of proposal acceptances will be sent to the applicants on June 15, 2014.

For questions about proposals contact Patricia Donaldson Coordinator Immigrant Student Advising and Support Services International and Immigrant Student Services at 913-469-8500, ext. 2638

Submit Your Proposal 

Proposal Deadline is May 31, 2014

Contact Us

Melisa Jimenez
Diversity Recruiter
913-469-8500, ext. 2304

Patricia Donaldson
Coordinator Immigrant Student Advising and Support Services
International and Immigrant Student Services
913-469-8500, ext. 2638

Diversidad Conference

Isaac Uzcanga
Photo from 2013 Conference