2017 Diversity Issues in Higher Education

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Diversity Issues in Higher Education Conference

“Making Meaning of Today’s Cultural Climate”

will be hosted by Berkeley College at the Woodland Park, NJ, campus on

Friday, November 17, 2017 (9 am to 3 pm)


Be part of the premier event within the tri-state area addressing critical diversity challenges in academia, the community, and the workplace!!! Join us on Friday, Nov. 17, at Berkeley College’s Woodland Park, NJ, campus.  In addition to networking and strategy-exploring opportunities, this conference will feature:




>> Legacy of Activism and Resistance: Tools & Strategies

>> How Do We Create Inclusive Environments?

>> Transforming Traditional Activism: Allyship & Solidarity

Our Voices…Our Issues: Seton Hall’s Dr. Forrest M. Pritchett, Faculty Mentor and Freshman Studies Program Director, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Program, will facilitate a student discussion on issues impacting campus climate and increased student activism

INTERESTED IN showcasing your D&I programs and services? Please contact Bari Katz (bari@americanconferenceondiversity.org)

CORPORATE PARTNERS ADP, BASF, Enterprise, New Jersey Resources, PSEG, and L’Oréal USA

RATE (includes breakfast and lunch): $65 general public/$35 students (student ID required).

REGISTER http://berkeleycollege.edu/diversity-conference.htm

“This annual conference unites NJ’s higher education sector to address diversity challenges and successful programs across the state,” says American Conference on Diversity President & CEO Elizabeth Williams-Riley. “Each year the students, educators, and professionals that attend this event carry forward the powerful lessons learned to influence change on their campus, in their workplaces, and in communities they serve.”

FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact Ashante S. Connor at aba@berkeleycollege.edu or 973-278-5400 ext. 5757

FOLLOW this event on social media at #DivHigherEd17




Since 2000,  ACOD has partnered with a New Jersey college or university to host this conference. Our conference brings together educators, students, business leaders, and community members to discuss issues central to educating and empowering leaders and emerging leaders in higher education and the workplace.

If your institution would like to be a part of the Planning Committee for the next conference, contact us.