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June 6-8, 2019

We are excited to return to Marymount University this summer for the Opening Conference. The conference is an opportunity for SHECP interns to meet, learn and prepare for the eight weeks they will spend learning and working in communities across the country.

2019 Opening Conference Schedule

(as of 6/5, subject to change)

Please note: This will be a paperless conference – please bring your charged device.

Thursday, June 6

Time Activity
2-5:15 pm Intern Registration and Check-in [Gerard Hall, Fishbowl Lobby]
3-4 pm Shamokin Meeting [Reinsch Library, Boardroom]
5:30-6:45 pm Welcome Dinner [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2] w/assigned seating. Opening Remarks from Dr. Brett Morash, Executive Director, and Amy DeHart, Internship Director
7-8:30 pm Session A: Meet Your Cohort—Teambuilding (living cohorts will meet individually)

Cohort Room Assignments

 

Friday, June 7

Time Activity
7-8 am Breakfast: MU Cafeteria [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2]
8 am Welcome and Agenda Details for the Day [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2] Dr. Stephanie Rolph, Academic Director
8:15-9:45 am Concurrent Sessions (interns remain with their cohort but will be partnered with other cohorts, as they rotate through sessions):

Session B: How Do You Locate Your SELF in the SHECP Experience? [Reinsch Library, Auditorium] Facilitated by Renee Wells, Director of Education for Equity and Inclusion, Middlebury College

*Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Burlington, Charleston, Richmond

Session C: What Is the ‘Right’ Way to Participate in Change? [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2] Facilitated by Dr. Stephanie Rolph, SHECP Academic Director

*Camden, Greensboro, Helena-West Helena, Roanoke, Shamokin/Sunbury, Washington, D.C.

Session D: Best Practices for the SHECP Summer: Q&A with the SHECP Ambassadors [Rowley G209]

*Atlanta, Cleveland, Louisville, New York City, Poughkeepsie, Savannah

10-11:30 am Concurrent Sessions (interns remain with their cohort but will be partnered with other cohorts, as they rotate through sessions):

Session B: How Do You Locate Your SELF in the SHECP Experience? [Reinsch Library, Auditorium] Facilitated by Renee Wells, Director of Education for Equity and Inclusion, Middlebury College

*Atlanta, Cleveland, Louisville, New York City, Poughkeepsie, Savannah

Session C: What Is the ‘Right’ Way to Participate in Change? [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2] Facilitated by Dr. Stephanie Rolph, SHECP Academic Director

*Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Burlington, Charleston, Richmond

Session D: Best Practices for the SHECP Summer: Q&A with the SHECP Ambassadors [Rowley G209]

*Camden, Greensboro, Helena-West Helena, Roanoke, Shamokin/Sunbury, Washington, D.C.

11:45 am Lunch [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2] (cafeteria line)

Best Practices for Personal Safety and Navigating Your City

 1-2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions (interns remain with their cohort but will be partnered with other cohorts, as they rotate through sessions):

Session B: How Do You Locate Your SELF in the SHECP Experience? [Reinsch Library, Auditorium] Facilitated by Renee Wells, Director of Education for Equity and Inclusion, Middlebury College

*Camden, Greensboro, Helena-West Helena, Roanoke, Shamokin/Sunbury, Washington, D.C.

Session C: What Is the ‘Right’ Way to Participate in Change? [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2]  Facilitated by Dr. Stephanie Rolph, SHECP Academic Director

*Atlanta, Cleveland, Louisville, New York City, Poughkeepsie, Savannah

Session D: Best Practices for the SHECP Summer, Q&A with the SHECP Ambassadors [Rowley G209]

*Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Burlington, Charleston, Richmond

2:45-4:30 pm SLO Workshop for Faculty and Internship Leaders [Reinsch Library, Boardroom] Introduction and Q&A with Dr. Jill Bouma, Program Committee, and Dr. Stephanie Rolph, Academic Director
2:45-4:15 pm Session E: How Do You Do Your Job? (students meet in groups by work area)

Session Room Assignments

Presenter Bios

4:30 pm Intern Cohort Photo – Informal [Lawn near Rose Bente Lee Center] (Rain location: Reinsch Auditorium)
4:30-5:30 pm Reception for Faculty, Staff, Ambassadors, and Friends [Main House, Marymount University]
5:45-7 pm Dinner [Gerard Dining Hall, Zones 1 & 2] (Buffet Line)

Keynote Address David Baluarte, J.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Immigrant Rights Clinic, Washington and Lee Law School

7:15-8:30 pm Session F: Living Together—Getting to Know Your City and Cohort

Cohort Room Assignments

 

Saturday, June 8

Time Activity
Before 6 am Earlier departures turn in keys to MU Guard House.
6-10 am Check out and Continental Breakfast for Interns [Gerard Hall, Fishbowl]
6-11 am Travel to Internship Location (SHECP has arranged transportation)