Feb 21 2012

Pre-Major Advising and Mentoring Programs for Students of Color @ POMONA COLLEGE June 15, 2012

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The Targeted Professionals Meeting (TPM), Pre-Major Advising & Mentoring Programs for Students, will be held on June 15th at POMONA COLLEGE, Claremont, CA, preceding the regular biannual CHAS Representatives Meeting on the 14th.
We would hope that our CHAS colleagues would plan to participate in both of these member events.
Please register for BOTH conferences if you plan to attend two days

Friday’s TPM Agenda
“Pre-Major Advising and Mentoring Programs for Students of Color”

8:00 a.m.
Breakfast      Room 201

9:00 – 9:30 AM
Welcome
Miriam Feldblum Vice President and Dean of Students
and
Cecilia Conrad Dean of the College
POMONA COLLEGE

Greetings
Candice Staples, Interim Director, CHAS

Edward Pittman,
CHAS Steering Board
Chair and Associate Dean of the College for Campus Life,
VASSAR COLLEGE

9:30 – 10:15 AM
Keynote Speaker:
Shaun Harper,
Associate Professor of Education,
Director, Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education
UNIVERSITY of PENNSYLVANIA

10:15 – 10:30 AM
Break

10:30 – 11:45 AM
Students in Math and Sciences:
major migration/retention, bridge programs, mentoring   Room 208
Chair of session: Nicole Weekes,
Professor of Neuroscience,
Associate Dean of the College
,
POMONA COLLEGE
Panelists:
Jeffrey Tecosky-Feldman,
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics,
Director, Multicultural Scholars Program,
Director, Haverford Summer Science Institute,

HAVERFORD COLLEGE

Jim Swartz,
Dack Professor of Chemistry & Interim Associate Vice President
GRINNELL COLLEGE

12:00 – 1:10 PM
Lunch  Doms Lounge

1:10 – 1:15 PM
Break

1:15 – 2:30 PM
Best practices in advising and communication  Room 208
Chair of session:
Marcelle Holmes,
Associate Dean of Students for Student Support and Learning
and Dean of Women,
POMONA COLLEGE

Panelists:
Wesaline Gadson,
Director of Academic Achievement,
CLARK UNIVERSITY

Rodrigo Ramirez,
Assistant Dean and Advisor to Latino/a Students,
DARTMOUTH COLLEGE

Karla Spurlock-Evans,
Dean, Multicultural Affairs
and Posse Liaison
TRINITY COLLEGE

2:30 – 3:00 PM
Concluding Comments, Reflections, and Plans for the Future
3:15 PM
Adjourn

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