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2018 MSI Convening - October 19-20 - Dallas, TX - Call for Proposals

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Richland College in collaboration with the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institution (AANAPISI) Program is hosting its annual two-day conference for institutions of higher education interested in improving success of minority and under-served student populations. The conference will be held on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. 

This annual convening, entitled “Using Data to Effect Change,” provides an opportunity for educators to gather and discuss

  • evaluation processes to improve and expand minority student programs and initiatives
  • evidence-based program development
  • effective research and data-mining techniques
  • building capacity and collaborations among minority serving institutions to advance research that promotes equity for all students

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Proposals are being accepted for workshops that focus on collecting and using data effectively, and presentations on evidence-based programs and initiatives. Graduate students are also eligible to submit a proposal for the graduate student poster session. For more detailed information, please visit the MSI Convening website at https://richlandcollege.edu/msi-convening. The deadline for proposals for both workshops and posters is Friday, June 8.

For questions about submitting a proposal, please contact Dr. Jennifer Baggett, Faculty Program Chair at jenniferbaggett@dcccd.edu or (972)238-6018 (Central Standard Time).

SAVE THE DATE: Around two hundred educators from across the nation gathered for the 2017 MSI Convening, which featured a keynote address from Dr. Mike Flores, who was recently named the new Chancellor for the Alamo Colleges District in San Antonio, and a plenary address from Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, founder and CEO of Do Good Work Educational Consulting, LLC. We hope you’ll make plans to attend the 2018 Convening on October 19-20, and watch out for the upcoming call for registration.

For more information about the conference, visit https://richlandcollege.edu/msi-convening. For questions, please contact Dr. LaQueta L. Wright, 2018 MSI Convening Chair, at Lwright@dcccd.edu or 972-238-6230 (Central Standard Time).