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Social Justice in Higher Education Summit to be Offered at WIU-QC

May 21, 2018

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MOLINE- Western Illinois University-Quad Cities will offer a Social Justice in Higher Education Summit for higher education professionals Friday, June 1 on the WIU-QC campus in Moline. Registration deadline is May 28.

Sponsored by the GradCenter, WIU College Student Personnel (CSP) program, and the Expanding Cultural Diversity Project, the event is scheduled from 9:30 to 3:45 p.m. in Riverfront Hall and will include breakout sessions, a keynote, and a networking social. The summit will feature speakers and facilitators with backgrounds in admissions, advising, residential life, student engagement, teaching, multicultural centers and more. The keynote session will feature two social justice scholars who will discuss strategies, programs, and styles to advance social justice in the field. For a list of speakers and their bios, visit

"This is a great opportunity for higher education practitioners who are seeking to expand their social justice repertoire, with an emphasis on practical approaches for personal and professional skill building," said Jill Bisbee, CSP program manager. "We welcome all higher education professionals in the area to participate in these guided conversations with experienced student affairs practitioners and guest speakers."

Cost is $20 and includes refreshments and lunch. A schedule and registration can be found at For more information, contact Bisbee at or Kellie Larrabee, School of Graduate Studies, at (309) 762-3999 x.62351.

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