The 2017 Frueauff Opening Conference will be held at Marymount University in Arlington, VA.

Overarching Goals

 Connect with each other to form meaningful learning relationships. Identify learning and reflection strategies to foster engagement. Understand strategies to ensure the safety of self and others. Initiate conversations that allow interns to understand how their academic work relates to learning through engagement.

Tentative Schedule is as follows:

Friday, June 2

2:00 – 5:30pm: Intern Registration and Check-in [Gerard Hall, Fishbowl Lobby]

5:30-6:30pm: Welcome Dinner [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2]

(Assigned seating, with plated meal)

6:45 – 8:45pm: Regional Group Discussion – Rowley Hall, Rm assignments, see pg. 3. Bring laptop &/or pen! Geographic Cohort (Rowley) Conveners: Student volunteers


9:00pm: Film? 13th, The House I Live In,

Saturday, June 3

7:30 – 8:15am: Intern Breakfast Buffet [Gerard Dining Hall] buffet line

8:30 – 9:15am: Opening Session (Plenary in Reinsch Library, Auditorium]

Welcome from Marymount University & Introduction to the Internship Harlan to introduce MU, Conference topic, Inspire students, and Introduce guest speaker

9:15 – 10:00am: Guest Speaker DCPD Attorney or Marcus Washington Harlan, we ask that you pursue this outreach and let us know what it brings. 20 minute lecture + 20 min Q&A + break

10:00-10:15: Break

10:15 – 11:30am: Session 1: How Does My Experience Relate to the Topic of Prison, Poverty & Race? [Location TBD] Prior to the conference, students will view Joe’s lecture and read a TBD topical article. Break-up into Regional Groups: THINK – PAIR – SHARE activity

11:30 – noon: Best Practices for Personal Safety [Plenary in Reinsch Library, Auditorium] MU Director of Security; Fran Elrod (working w vulnerable populations & reporting harrassment)

12:00-1:15pm: Lunch [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2] (Cafeteria)

1:30-2:45pm: Session II: Learning Through Experience [Rowley Hall various rooms] Workshop on writing & reflection practices with focus of area of academic discipline (healthcare, law, education, etc.)

2:45 – 3:15pm: Break

3:15 – 4:30pm: Understanding and Practicing Cultural Humility [Plenary in Reinsch Library, Auditorium]


3:15 – 4:30pm: Professional Development Workshop I (Library Boardroom)

4:30pm: Intern Cohort Photo – Informal (Lawn near Rose Bente Lee Center]

4:45 – 5:30pm: Drop-In Room for Participant Questions

5:30 -7:00pm Dinner: [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2] buffet

with Interns (relate internship with future opportunities)

8:00pm: Film

Sunday, June 5

6:00 – 9:00 am: Coffee, Turn in keys and keycards & Depart for Internships(Earlier departures turn in to MU Guard House.)


*Subject to change*