Student Diversity Summit
Student Diversity Summit with Voices of Discovery and Multicultural Speakers, 3:00 p.m. April 1, 2016
McVay Family Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building
The student-directed summit will provide a two hour event for students to learn about the diversity groups on campus, issues regarding diversity, and meet with student organizations, support program coordinators, faculty, and staff. This forum will include guest speakers from across campus, as well as a panel of students from the newly established Voices of Discovery Program.
3:00 – 3:50 Round Table discussion with participants of Voices of Discovery
3:50 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Student speakers. Topic: Social Identity and Kansas State University
What is the Student Diversity Summit?
The student-directed summit will provide a half- or full-day platform early in the fall semester for students (mainly freshmen, sophomore, and transfer students) to learn about the diversity groups on campus, issues regarding diversity, and meet with student organizations, support program coordinators, faculty, and staff. This forum may include guest speakers, activities, entertainment, discussions, workshops, or other.
- Increase the numbers of retained minority students in all fields
- Increase the number of recruited minority students in all fields
- Decrease the number of minority students under probation/warning status
- Increase the number of first generation college/graduate students
- Make available resources for academic, financial, and moral support to minority students
Previous Student-Directed Summits
- Student Diversity Summit with Former NFL player, Kevin Lockett, Sept. 19, 2009