Summer Program

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Schedule 2019

 

 

 

See the schedule as a pdf here

*Schedules will be part of the check-in packet to include individual participant information in regards to one-on-one and split-group workshops

Monday, August 12, 2019

2-4 pm – Early Move-in for First Gen Roo

For participants living on-campus in Fall 2019 only

4:30-5 pm – Check-in for First Gen Roo

Dining Hall Lobby in Atterbury Student Success Center
Special Guest: Sue Agrawal

 

5-6 pm – Group Dinner

 

6:15-7:15 pm – First Gen Roo Welcome

Presenter: Mia Flynn

 

7-8:15 am – Breakfast

 

8:30-9 am – Ask Me Anything: Day in Preview

 

9-10:30 am – Academic Session: Asking Questions

Instructor: Gwen Nally, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
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10:45-11:45 am – Technology Overview

Presenter: Alicen Lundberg

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12-1 pm – Lunch

 

2:30-3:30 pm – Financial Literacy: Money Smart for Life

Presenter: Patrick Jochens, Community America Credit Union

 

3:45-4:45 pm – The Science of Unconscious Bias

Presenters: Makini King and Lona Davenport, Division of Diversity & Inclusion

 

5-6 pm – Group Dinner

 

6:15-7:15 pm – Current Student Panel

Kamariah Al-Amin
Kyle Broley
Mela Garcia
Ranadous Jones
Bianca Mount
Carlos Olivas
Doneisha Simmons

Facilitator: Mia Flynn

 

7-9 am – Breakfast

 

9:30-10 am – Ask Me Anything: Day in Preview

 

10-11:30 am – Academic Session: The First Generation’s Conquest

Instructors: Viviana Grieco, Associate Professor of History
Alberto Villamandos, Associate Professor of Spanish
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12-1 pm – Lunch

 

1-2 pm or 2:15-3:15 pm – Resiliency & Self-Care

Presenter: Teresa Huff-Pomstra, Counseling Services

 

3:30-5 pm – Academic Session: Phun with Physics

Instructor: Bob Riggs, Associate Teaching Professor of Physics

 

5-6 pm – Group Dinner

 

6:30-9:15 pm – Movie Night: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Thank you to the Student Union staff!

7-8:45 am – Breakfast

 

9-9:30 am – Ask Me Anything: Day in Preview

 

9:30-10:30 am or 10:45-11:45 am – CAS Student Services Resources

Presenter: Becky Bergman, CAS Student Services

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12-1 pm – Lunch

 

1-3 pm – Failing Like a Champion

Heather Miller, Academic Support & Mentoring

 

4:30-6 pm – Academic Session: How to Listen When You Disagree

Instructors: Lori Sexton, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology
Toya Like, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology
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6-8 pm – Recognition Dinner & Mentor Announcements

Speaker: Kristi Holsinger, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

Menu: Barbecue Chicken, Smoked Beef Brisket, Baked Beans, Salads and Cornbread
Cookies, Brownies
Unsweetened Iced Tea

 

7-8:45 am – Breakfast

 

9-10 am – Ask Me Anything: Mentor Meetups

 

10:15-11:45 – Reflection & Review

Closing Address: John Herron, Interim Executive Associate Dean

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12-1:30 pm – Family Lunch

Transition into Week of Welcome 2019