19th Annual Washington State Faculty and Staff of Color Conference

Vancouver, Washington
Wednesday, November 05, 2014

19th Annual WA-Faculty and Staff of Color Conference
November 5 - 7, 2014 Vancouver, WA




For us, just as for the students we serve, diversity in Washington higher education provides many challenging opportunities. This conference explores ways of engaging the resources of our institutions so that all of us can enjoy success in our daily work and careers.

 Conference Mission
 
 
  • To create networks for ongoing dialogue on issues impacting professional and career opportunities in all sectors of higher education.
  • To develop greater awareness and visibility of policies and plans established to enhance the institutional climate, access, and educational quality in higher education in Washington.
  • To increase our capacity as employers in higher education to inspire, model, and lead in the effort to combat racism, promote ethnic and racial diversity, and achieve excellence in higher education.
This conference offers a wealth of resources, contacts, and support for faculty, administrators, professional and classified staff, and other employees. Participants will have opportunities to discuss issues and share strategies that promote career opportunities and advancement. The issues we address in this conference are central to the future of higher education in Washington and our campus communities. We invite you to use the conference as a resource for learning about meaningful ways to define the vital ties between diversity and higher education in Washington. The FSOCC Planning Committee

2014 Conference Agenda

Wednesday November 5, 2014

Registration  - 12:00 PM - 5:00PM
Opening Keynote - Dr. Luz Maria Gordillo - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Networking Reception  - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Dinner on Your Own

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Zumba Class - 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Buffet Breakfast - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Conference Vendors - 8:00 AM - 6:00PM
Keynote - Louie Gong - 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Workshops - 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Lunch - 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Early Afternoon Workshops - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Late Afternoon Workshops - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Dinner on Your Own
Evening Social - 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
 

Friday, November 7, 2014
Zumba Class - 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Buffet Breakfast - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Keynote - Dr. Johnny Lake - 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Conference Closing - 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM


 

Contact Information

  • Email: wa-fsocc@hotmail.com

    WA-FSOCC Planning Committee


    Beabe Akpojovwo
    Bellevue College

    Yvonne Bailey
    Pierce College

    V. Tina Christian
    Green River Community College

    Jacquie Curry

    Olympic College

    DuValle Daniel
    Shoreline Community College

    Jai-Anana Elliott


    Edward Esparza
    State Board of Community & Technical Colleges

    Roslyn Guerrero
    Clark College

    Namura Nkeze

    Rashad Norris
    Highline College

    Kunle Ojikutu
    Western Washington University

    Rhonda Quash-Coats
    South Puget Sound Community College

    Gum Lai Ross
    Highline College

    Paula Three Stars
    Everett Community College

    Lulani  Tomaszewski
    Lake Washington Technical College

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