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Changing Demographics: Meeting the Needs of Underrepresented Students Now and in the Future

  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Monday, March 5, 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Room 301
  • Alex Accetta, EdD, Portland State University; Jesse Hoek, The University of West Florida; Thomas Kirch, Oregon State University; Kimberly Rottet, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; JT Timmons, RCRSP, University of Iowa
  • New Professional, Mid-Level (Manager), Executive

Core Competencies

Programming
Philosophy & Theory
Personal & Professional Qualities

The Assembly is organizing a panel to represent 4-5 different underrepresented student perspectives and the barriers they face on campus. These panelists will also speak about a campus rec programming aspect that helps address these barriers.

Learning Objectives

  • As a result of attending this session, participants will gain a better understanding of underrepresented student groups in higher education.
  • As a result of attending this session, participants will learn about unique programs that have been proven successful at other institutions.
  • As a result of attending this session, participants will find new ways to engage underrepresented students at their institution.