The State of the State Conference

Schedule At-A-Glance

All Conference sessions take place in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union on the Bowling Green State University Campus


TimeScheduled Activity
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Conference Registration, Packet Pick-up & Continental Breakfast


8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Conference Welcome


8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Segment I: Student Theatre Performance by the Humanities Troupe


9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Segment II: Concurrent Sessions

A: Equity, Opportunity and Diversity: The State of the Law

B: Introducing Change in a Diverse Manufacturing Environment

C: Hate Crimes: Law: The Law, Where We Are and Where We are Going

D: How I Speak and Who I Am: Understanding Ethnic Identity and Accent

E: A Blueprint for Transformation: Creating a Future that Welcomes Inclusion and Accessibility

F: Immigrant Integration in Ohio: Promoting Trusting Relationships between Law Enforcement and Immigrant Communities

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Segment III: Concurrent Sessions

A: Best Practices in Conducting Basic Investigations

B: Islam and Islamophobia: Beyond the Myths, Breaking Down the Barriers

C: Is There Still Equal Protection in the Age of Diversity? : An Examination of the Impact of Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action and Fisher v. Texas on Diversity Professionals

D: The Campus SaCE Act and the Dear Colleague Letter - changing the legal landscape of sexual harassment

E: The Workplace Ally

F: Ageism in the Classroom: Expanding Feminist Pedagogy

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Segment IV - Part I: Luncheon & Keynote - Matt Roloff


1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Segment IV - Part II: Meet & Greet / Networking Reception


2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Segment V: Concurrent Sessions

A: Best Practices in Enforcement and Compliance

B: Can Women Really Have it All?

C: An Educator's Rejoinder to Research Identifying Costs of Affirmative Action

D: Performing Blackness in the Age of Obama

E: Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment for Students Receiving Disability Services

F: Communidad: Building Relationships with Migrant Workers

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Segment VI: Closing Plenary - Baldemar Velásquez