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A More Resilient Future

Conference Schedule:

 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

11:00am-12:00 pm
REGISTRATION
Box Lunch + Networking

12:00pm – 1:00 pm
WELCOME & PLENARY SESSION
Introduction of Board Members
Plenary Speaker – Charles Clark: Adversity Makes You Stronger

1:00 – 2:00 pm
BREAKOUT SESSION #1

  • Diana Morelen: Culture of Resilience in the Pandemic and Beyond – East Tennessee State University
  • Sara Gorman & Erlinda Delacruz: COVID-19, Mental Health, and Resilience in Higher Education – JED Foundation
  • Chase Black & Maggie McDowell: The Academic Guides Program: A Novel Approach to Holistic Student Support – Duke University

2:00 – 2:15 pm
BREAK

2:15 – 3:15 pm
BREAKOUT SESSION #2

  • Melissa Brocato: Supporting the Student Transition to a College Learning Environment by Fostering Academic Resilience – Louisiana State University
  • Mitzi Brammer: A Graduate CSD Mentoring Program Addressing Student Resilience – Saint Louis University
  • Megan Kennedy: UW Well-Being for Life and Learning Initiative – University of Washington

3:15 – 3:50 pm
BREAK
Guided Networking & Yoga Rejuvenation

4:00 – 5:00 pm
BREAKOUT SESSION #3

  • Kathy Stitts: The Academic Enhancement Program: Resilience Coaching for Special Populations at an HBCU – Winston – Salem State University
  • Joshua Sipe: Real Talk: The Power of Creating Informal Space for Student-Faculty Engagement – University of Virginia
  • Melanie-Anne Atkins: Diversifying Pathways to Academic Buoyancy – University of Western Ontario

5:00 – 7:00 pm
RESILIENCE HAPPIER HOUR

Interactive and Innovative Resilience-Building Activities + Networking

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

7:30 – 8:30 am
RESILIENCE CAFE
Breakfast + Networking

8:30 – 9:30 am
WELCOME & PLENARY SESSION
Student-led Panel Discussion

9:30 – 10:30 am
BREAKOUT SESSION #1

  • Jim Helling, Betsy Cracco, & Genevieve Chandler: Resilience and Diverse Student Populations – University of Massachusetts
  • Nikita Gupta: Integrating Structures for Trauma-Informed Healing and Community Care on Campus
  • Tyler Konopinski: Crisis and Conflict: 4 Key Elements to Leading and Building Resilient Teams – Asbury Theological Seminary

10:30 – 11:30 am
BREAKOUT SESSION #2

  • Rebecca Gilbert: Resiliency Development as an Academic Partnership – Indiana University
  • Sally Karioth: Universal Condition: Helping Students Deal with Grief & Loss – Florida State University

11:30 – 12:15 pm
LUNCH 

12:30 – 1:30 pm
BREAKOUT SESSION #3

  • Jennifer Thannhauser: Roots of Resiliency – University of Calgary
  • Laura Johnson & Carrie Landa: The Road to Wellbeing at Boston University: Building Partnerships to Engage Our Students – Boston University
  • Joyce Mikal-Flynn: Building Resilience and Growth in the Aftermath of Challenges and Trauma – Sacramento State University

1:30 – 2:30 pm
BREAKOUT SESSION #4.

  • Omid Fotuhi: Fostering Belonging to Promote Student Success: Mindset Skills Training for Faculty and Advisors – University of Pittsburgh
  • Alex Bolinger: Building Connections and Well Being after the Pandemic: The Gratitude Challenge – Idaho State University
  • Mindy Barna: Spiritual Well-Being and Academic Persistence – College of Saint Mary

2:30 – 2:45 pm
BREAK

2:45 – 3:30 pm
DEBRIEF

Lessons Learned & Steps Forward

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