25th Conference Agenda-at-a-Glance

Thursday, November 16, 2017

7:30 AM-8:30 AM           Registration and Continental Breakfast                                                                                        

8:30 AM-8:45 AM           Welcoming Remarks: Steven Fluharty, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

8:45 AM-10:15 AM         Opening Plenary

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

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

                                               Arts and Culture

                                               Community-Based Participatory Action Research across the Globe

                                               Community Health

                                               Community Leadership

                                               College Access

                                               Media and New Technologies

12:15 PM-2:00 PM            Remarks from Penn President Amy Gutmann (by video) and Awards Luncheon  

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

                                                Academically Based Community Service and Service Learning

                                                Anchor Institutions

                                                Broadening Participation in STEM

                                                Sports, Fitness, and Health

                                                Student/Alumni Civic Engagement Panel

                                                  University-Community-School Partnerships                                                         

4:00 PM-5:00 PM               Keynote – Mayor’s Plenary on Community Schools

6:00 PM-8:00 PM               Evening Reception with Remarks from Craig Carnaroli, Executive Vice President


Friday, November 17, 2017

7:30 AM-8:30 AM           Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM-8:45 AM           Welcoming Remarks: Jeffrey Cooper, Vice President, Government and Community Affairs

8:45 AM-10:15 AM         Morning Plenary

      Presidential Perspectives on Universities, Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

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

                                               Education, Citizenship, and Democracy

                                               Communities, Teaching, Learning, and Evaluation

                                               Humanities and the Liberal Arts

                                               Race, Class, and Poverty

                                               University-Assisted Community Economic Development                                                                                                                          

12:15 PM-2:30 PM           Lunch and Closing Plenary with Remarks from Penn Provost Wendell Pritchett

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