International Colloquium focuses on Supporting Student Success

Registration is now open for the Third Annual International Colloquium, sponsored by ACPA’s Commission for the Global Dimensions of Student Development.

Colloquium will be held on Monday 4 March 2013 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in Bally’s Las Vegas – in the Las Vegas 5 meeting room.

Each year, Colloquium brings together faculty, students, administrators, and policymakers for robust dialogue on issues related to international education and student development.

This year’s event — led by Dr. Tricia Seifert (OISE, University of Toronto) — features panel discussions led by invited international scholars focusing on two issues of critical importance:

  • Supporting Native American/Aboriginal/Indigenous/First Nations students in attaining educational and personal goals
  • Supporting students from diverse faith traditions to learn and develop holistically while at university

Invited speakers include (in alphabetical order):

  • Katie Bringman Baxter, Interfaith Youth Core [USA]
  • Michelle Chino, University of Nevada, Las Vegas [USA]
  • Annie Grant, University of East Anglia [UK]
  • Leilani Kupo, University of California, Davis [USA]
  • Lori Peek, Colorado State University [USA]
  • Michelle Pidgeon, Simon Fraser University [Canada]
  • Dennis Roberts, Qatar Foundation [Qatar]
  • Sarah Tiakiwai, Waikato — Tainui College [New Zealand]

Participation in Colloquium is free and open to all ACPA delegates, although space is limited. You must register to participate.

The deadline to register is 22 February 2013.

INFORMATIONemail Robert Coffey, Chair, ACPA Commission for the Global Dimensions of Student Development.

REGISTRATION: Registration is online. You must register to participate. Please visit http://tinyurl.com/GDSDColloquium

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