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Fulfilling Dreams for the First Generation College Student

                                                    …4th Annual Diversity Initiatives Conference


Conference Goal:

To enable faculty, students and community practitioners to deepen their capacity to contribute to the experiences and successes of diverse first generation college students.


Conference Format:

Opening plenary and informal breakout sessions on topics such as: identity formation, academic readiness, mentoring, and family perspectives that address the critical dimensions of achieving higher education given the educational, economic, and language barriers that first generation college students experience. Special student panels and/or facilitators.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

4:00-7:00 PM
                UVM  Davis Center, Silver Maple Ballroom


Free of Charge

 Refreshments Provided




Sponsored by the UVM College of Education and Social Services (CESS) Faculty Committee on Diversity Initiatives and Dean's Office.  In Collaboration with: Community partners including the Burlington School District, the Vermont Department of Education, the Burlington Police Department, Vermont Multicultural Alliance for Democracy, Howard Center, King Street Center, Connecting Cultures/NESTT, Agency of Human Services’ Refugee Office, the Center for World Education, and the Center for Cultural Pluralism.


For more information, please contact Cynthia Reyes at [log in to unmask]

Louise Leu
Administrative Assistant
Center for Cultural Pluralism
The University of Vermont
Allen House, 461 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05405

E-mail: [log in to unmask]
Phone: 802-656-9511
Fax: 802-656-3348