Creating Pathways for Minority Students (Faculty and Staff only)

December 14, 2018

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Medlin Campus Center Room 360

Learn best practices for encouraging minority success in the higher education environment. The focus of discussion will be the success of minority male students; however, solutions for the entire minority student population will be addressed. (Faculty and Staff Only). Lunch will be provided.

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4 part series (Each event is from noon until 2:00 pm)
  • Oct. 19
  • Dec. 14
  • Feb. 8
  • April 12

Topics of Discussion:

  • Class Inclusion and Minority Student Engagement
  • Risk Factors
  • Perceptions and Personal Prejudices
  • How to Make an Impact

Case Study Group:

There will be a private case study group on Face Book that will continue the training conversation as well as review diversity based case studies. Pamela Pinnix Adkins- Assistant Director of Student Life will host the group. To join the discussion click the link below.

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Speaker/ Facilitator: Dr. Brian McGowan

Dr. McGowan’s work has been published in national referred journals including the Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, and the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Journal. He recently co-edited a book titled, "Black Men in the Academy: Narratives of Resiliency, Achievement, and Success" with Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood, and David F. Hibbler, Jr. (2015). Dr. McGowan’s scholarship and professional practice have been praised through awards and honors including the ACPA Annuit Coeptis Emerging Professional Award (2015), and the NASPA Melvene D. Hardee Dissertation of the Year (2014).