25th Conference Agenda-at-a-Glance

Higher Education-Community Partnerships for Democracy and Social Change

November 16-17, 2017

Houston Hall
3417 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
University of Pennsylvania

Registration is now closed due to capacity.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

7:30 AM-8:30 AM       Registration and Continental Breakfast (Houston Hall Lobby and Reading Room, First Floor)

8:30 AM-8:45 AM       Welcoming Remarks (Bodek Lounge, First Floor)                                                                                        

8:45 AM-10:15 AM     Opening Plenary (Bodek Lounge, First Floor)

  • Presidential Perspectives on Higher Education-Community Partnerships for Democracy & Social Change

10:30 AM-12:00 PM    Thematic Panel Sessions 1

  • Arts and Culture (Golkin Room, 2nd Floor)
  • Community-Based Participatory Action Research across the Globe (Bodek Lounge, 1st Floor)
  • Community Health (Ben Franklin Room, 2nd Floor)
  • Community Leadership (Class of '47 Room, 3rd Floor)
  • College Access (ARCH 108, 3601 Locust)
  • Media and New Technologies (Griski Room, 3rd Floor)

12:15 PM-2:00 PM        Remarks from Penn President Amy Gutmann (by video) and Awards Luncheon (Hall of Flags, Ground Floor)

2:15 PM-3:45 PM          Thematic Panel Sessions 2

  • Academically Based Community Service and Service Learning (Ben Franklin Room, 2nd Floor)
  • Anchor Institutions (Bodek Lounge, 1st Floor)
  • Broadening Participation in STEM (Golkin Room, 2nd Floor)
  • Sports, Fitness, and Health (Griski Room, 3rd Floor)
  • Student/Alumni Civic Engagement Panel (Class of '47 Room, 3rd Floor)
  • University-Community-School Partnerships (ARCH 108, 3601 Locust)                                                         

4:00 PM-5:00 PM           Keynote – Public Officials Plenary on Community Schools (Bodek Lounge, First Floor)

6:00 PM-8:00 PM           Evening Reception (Hall of Flags, Ground Floor)

 

Friday, November 17, 2017

7:30 AM-8:30 AM       Registration and Continental Breakfast (Houston Hall Lobby and Reading Room, First Floor)

8:30 AM-8:45 AM       Welcoming Remarks (Bodek Lounge, First Floor)

8:45 AM-10:15 AM     Morning Plenary (Bodek Lounge, First Floor)

  • Presidential Perspectives on Universities, Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

10:30 AM-12:00 PM    Thematic Panel Sessions 3

  • Communities, Teaching, Learning, and Evaluation (ARCH 108, 3601 Locust)
  • Education, Citizenship, and Democracy (Golkin Room, 2nd Floor)
  • Humanities and the Liberal Arts (Griski Room, 3rd Floor)
  • Race, Class, and Poverty (Bodek Lounge, 1st Floor)
  • University-Assisted Community Economic Development (Ben Franklin Room, 2nd Floor)                                                                                                                          

12:15 PM-2:30 PM       Lunch with Remarks from Penn Provost Wendell Pritchett and Closing Plenary (Hall of Flags, Ground Floor)

  • Where Do We Go From Here? Global Perspectives from Leaders of Higher Educational Organizations