Latinx/a/o KC Guide for the 2018 NASPA Annual Conference


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February 21, 2018


Last Updated: 2/21/18


Latinx/a/o KC Guide for the 2018 NASPA Annual Conference

Hola Colegas!
Our program guide is filled with meetings, professional development, networking opportunities, and social events. 

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We look forward to connecting with you at #NASPA18. Follow us on Twitter @tweetinglavoz and on the LKC Facebook page. Visit the 2018 NASPA Annual Conference site for more information.  


Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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San Diego State University

Champlain College

University of North Texas

Florida Atlantic University
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Gold Level - $750 - $999:

Whittier College

Northeastern Illinois University

Silver Level - $500 - $749:

University of South Florida - St. Petersburg
Eastern Connecticut State University
University of New Mexico

Rutgers University


Bronze Level - $499 and under:

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Meetings, Networking, Programs, and Social Events
Saturday, March 3, 2018 Venue/Room
11:00 pm - 2:00 am
Noche de Salsa Cuba Libre 
10 S. 2nd St.
Philadelphia
(Guest list, sign up by 8pm on Sat)
Sunday, March 4, 2018 Venue/Room
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LKC Pre-Conference - (Open to all; Registration required)
Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community Institute: The Bell for Community, Inspiration, and Action 
Convention Center - Room 120C
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Opening Session and Featured Speaker: Jason Dorsey Convention Center - Hall D
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bienvenida Dinner Mixto Restaurante
1141 Pine St. 
Philadelphia, PA19107
Monday, March 5, 2018 Venue/Room
8:00 am - 8:50 am 
Session
Latinx/a/os in Higher Education: Exploring Identity, Pathways, and Success (New Book)
Convention Center - 120A
8:00 am - 9:15am
LKC Newcomer's Event  Loews - Congress B
10:00 am - 11:15 am 
Featured Speaker: Justice Sotomayor Convention Center - Hall D
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Womyn of Color Gathering (Open to All) Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Independence Ballroom C
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm 
Featured Speaker: Dr. Mimi Ito Convention Center - Hall D
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
Community Colleges Division Latinx/a/o Task Force Meeting (Open to All) Marriott Downtown - Franklin 3
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm 
SA Speaks
  • A Decade of Enough is Enough
  • A Year of Yes in Student Affairs
  • From Foster Care to College: Finding a Family on Campus
  • The Second Time I Ever Saw My Father Cry
  • Self-Care Is Never Selfish, But It's Not Sexy Either
Convention Center - Hall D
3:40 pm - 4:30 pm
LKC Sponsored Session: Dreamer Resource Centers: Insitutional Support for Undocument Students at Hispanic-Serving Insitutions Convention Center - 122B
5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
NASPA Region Business Meetings (Open to All)

Region I

Region II

Region III

Region IV-E

Region IV-W

Region V

Region VI


Convention Center 118A

Convention Center 122B

Convention Center 114

Convention Center 120C

Convention Center 121A

Convention Center 121C

Convention Center 120B
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
NASPA Grad Prep and Communities Fair (Open to All) Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Freedom Ballroom
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
NASPA Region Receptions (Open to All)

Region I


Region II


Region III


Region IV-E


Region IV-W


Region V


Region VI


Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Independence Ballroom C/D

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Liberty Ballroom D

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Liberty Ballroom C

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Salon 3/4

Sheration Philadelphia Downtown - Philadelphia Ballroom North

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Salon 5/6

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Liberty Ballroom A/B
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Venue/Room
8:30 am - 9:45 am
Featured Speaker: Michael Lomax Convention Center - Hall D
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Session
Issues Impacting the Success of Latinx Student Affairs Professionals in Community Colleges
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Freedom Ballroom E/F
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community General Assembly (Open to All) Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Independence Ballroom C/D
10:30 am - 11:45 am
SA Speaks
  • Commands Are No Constraints: Reflections on Activism and Being the Administration
  • Life By Design: How to Build True Happiness
  • Nevertheless, She Persisted
  • We Are Here! A Challenge to the Student Affairs Profession to Remember Graduate and Professional Students
  • Where is the Love? The Power of Being an Advocate of Love!
Convention Center - Hall D
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
NASPA Escaleras Institute Information Session  Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Independence Ballroom C/D
11:15 am - 12:05 pm
LKC Sponsored Session 
Nuestras Voces: Understanding the Experiences of Undergraduate Latinas in Latina Sororities
Convention Center - 121A
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Featured Panel: Free Speech on Campus Convention Center - Hall D
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm 
Latino/a Knowledge Community Research and Scholarship Interest Meeting (Open to All) Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Independence Ballroom D
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Session
A Conversation: Reflections from Latinx/a/os Professionals in Higher Education


Join the authors of NASPA's newest publication, Latinx/a/os in Higher Education: Exploring Identity, Pathways, and Success (Angela E. Batista, Shirley M. Collado, and David Perez II, editors) and other Latinx/a/o professionals from across higher education for a frank conversation about their experiences in higher education. 
Courtyard - Logan 
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm 
SA Speaks
  • Being #2: Moving Forward From Failure
  • Embracing the Intersections: Reflections on Being a Queer Person of Color in Higher Education
  • Resilience Tree: Growing Pathways to Senior Leadership
  • Spoken Word Poetry and the Black College Experience
  • Why Starbucks Taught Me Everything I Know About Student Engagement
Convention Center - Hall D
3:40 pm - 4:30 pm 
LKC Sponsored Session
The Road to Success: How Can University Faculty and Staff of Color Help Mentor Hispanic Students on a College Campus
Convention Center - 122B
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Café con Colegas (by region)

Region I and Region II
Region III
Region IV-E and Region IV-W
Region V and Region VI
Various Locations TBD. We will update via LKC social media
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
NASPA Annual Business Meeting (Open to All) Convention Center - 114
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm 
Mena/Valdez Awards  Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown - Horizons Rooftop Ballroom
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Venue/Room
8:00 am - 9:30 am 
LKC, APIKC, and UndocuKC No Host Breakfast Down Home Diner (Inside Reading Terminal Market)
10:00 am - 11:30 am 
Closing Session and Featured Speaker: Larry Roper Convention Center - Hall D


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