Prepare to be inspired and engaged during this thought-provoking symposium. We’ll discuss and explore the connections between theory, practice, and performance, hearing from innovators and thought leaders within the Ithaca College community and from around the country. “Conversation: Started” is offered as part of the celebration of the inauguration of Shirley M. Collado, the ninth president of Ithaca College.
Individual sessions are scheduled for 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
SESSION 1: Breaking the Ice—and the Mold
Ithaca College faculty, alumni, students, and staff kick off “Conversation: Started” by sharing their innovative and motivational approaches to learning and living that celebrate IC’s unique manifestations of theory, practice, and performance.
Searching for Ancestral Voices
Harnessing the Power of Collaboration: When Teams Make Magic
Global Health: How One Small Country Impacted Our Practice, Hearts, and Futures in a Big Way
We Know More Than We Think: Punk Music and Full-Contact Aesthetics
Imagination and Creativity: Requirements for Scientific Discovery
From Classroom to Career: How I Launched My Career in Broadcasting
SESSION 2: The Power of Cross-Institutional Collaboration and Innovation in Higher Education
The future of higher education depends on strong collaborations and innovative approaches. This session embraces and explores the work of national leaders who have been catalysts for change in higher education by pushing the boundaries of the academy, building inventive initiatives and models, and creating valuable partnerships across sectors.
SESSION 3: The Woke Ones: Identifying and Cultivating Student Leadership and Talent
How can we help students channel their activism responsibly and constructively? Why is it critical to use a strength-based approach to develop promising—and often unnoticed—youth from all walks of life? Leaders, scholars, and practitioners within K-12 and higher education environments discuss the innovative ways they cultivate talent, spark change, and stay woke.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP through our Weekend on South Hill registration page.
Friday, November 3, 2017 at 1:00pm to 5:15pm