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
Proposal Deadline is May 31, 2014