ISCORE poster

Register today for the
Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity
2018 Conference (March 2)
and Pre-Conference (February 28)

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Conference
Friday, March 2, 2018
8:15 AM – 5 PM
Memorial Union
Register for the conference

Schedule:
8:15 – 9:00 AM: Registration, Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 AM: Welcome and Opening Address with Dr. José Antonio Rosa
10:00 – 10:50 AM: Concurrent Sessions
11:00 AM – 11:50 PM: Concurrent Sessions
12:00 – 2:00 PM: Lunch and Keynote with Dr. Susana Muñoz
2:10 – 3:00 PM: Concurrent Sessions
3:10 – 4:00 PM: Concurrent Sessions
4:00 – 5:00 PM: ISCORE Reception

Morning check-in at the West Lobby in front of the Sun Room.

The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is the university’s local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university’s Mission to “create, share, and apply knowledge…and make Iowa and the world a better place.”

This comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity is free and open to the Iowa State University community (students, faculty and staff).

Pre-Conference
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
11 AM – 5 PM
Memorial Union
Register for the pre-conference

Schedule:
11:00 – 11:30 AM Registration and Lunch
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Welcome and Opening Session
1:10 – 2:00 PM Educational Session 1
2:10 – 3:00 PM Educational Session 2
3:10 – 4:00 PM Keynote with Dr. Rosie Perez

Check-in and lunch will be in the Great Hall.

The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) offers a professional development opportunity for all faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces.

Please note: The pre-conference is open to faculty and staff only.

About ISCORE and NCORE

The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is a comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity at Iowa State University and beyond. The local conference* is designed to model the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE).

NCORE is the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in higher education, bringing together leading experts in the field. The conference assists institutions of higher education in creating inclusive environments, improving campus racial and ethnic relations, and expanding opportunities for access to education for traditionally underrepresented populations.

The NCORE-ISCORE Project consists of a delegation of Iowa State University students, faculty, and staff who attend the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education annually. Conference participants will disseminate information gathered from NCORE at ISCORE, the Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity.

The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity(ISCORE) seeks to bring the more salient ideas and concepts of the national conference to Iowa State University, add local perspectives, and

  1. Develop and enhance ISU student, faculty, and staff awareness of racial and ethnic issues in higher education around the country.
  2. Continue to promote addressing multiculturalism in the classroom and in American higher education.
  3. Make information, regarding issues of race and ethnicity, accessible to the entire university community and support the university’s ongoing efforts.

*ISCORE participation is restricted to Iowa State University community members and guests. Please contact iscore@iastate.edu for more information about ISCORE and the NCORE-ISCORE Project.