CALL FOR CONTENT 2015 - Office of Multicultural Affairs

CALL FOR CONTENT 2015
Proposal Due: Friday, February 25, 2015
Conference date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
The Intercultural Student Leadership Conference (ISLC) is designed to strengthen the engagement and
retention of underrepresented students at the University of South Florida by providing inspiration, cocurricular connections, and campus resources to support their path to success.
Submission Guidelines
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Educational sessions are be limited to 50 minutes, includes introduction, workshop sessions, and
keynote speaker.
Submission does not guarantee inclusion in the conference.
All submissions must be electronic.
Multiple proposals may be submitted, but must be sent individually.
Proposals missing required information will result in delay and may lead to rejection.
Workshop sessions should be interactive conversations between presenters and participants.
Send a head shots with application, to be include in the formal program.
This form should be completed electronically and emailed to [email protected]
Deadline Overview
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February 25: Proposals due
March 13: Presenters notified of acceptance status
March 20: Final proof of program content and Audio/Visual needs
April 18: Intercultural Student Leadership Conference
For more information, please contact:
Dyonne Bergeron, Ed.D.
Educational Session Coordinator, ISLC
813-974-4988 or [email protected]
The Intercultural Student Leadership Conference is sponsored by the University of South Florida
Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Recommended Presentation Topics
The topics below are in line with the vision for the Intercultural Student Leadership Conference.
Presentations should focus on the empowerment, development and retention of underrepresented
undergraduates at USF. Proposals may include but are not limited to the following options:
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Male leadership, recruitment, and retention
Women’s empowerment
Defeating student apathy
Effective leadership
Motivating student organization members
Separating leadership & friendship
Creating your personal brand
Building your network at USF
Creating your success at USF
Becoming a successful student at USF
Leaving a legacy
Spirituality and student life
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Managing your finances responsibly
Celebration of culture
Embracing a diverse student body
How to be a good mentor
Beyond College: Fine-tuning your postgraduation plans
Careers: Resumes, Interviewing, How to
find jobs & effective internships
Personal wellness
Health & sexual responsibility
Overcoming self-defeating thinking
Overcoming barriers
Leadership Development
Evaluation Criteria
Your proposal will be evaluated by program reviewers using the criteria below. Reviewers are looking for
content that is innovative; relevant to the target student population and the conference purpose;
intentional in its aim to empower underrepresented students; and will promote persistence, leadership
and timely graduation. Things to consider when submitting content:
Content
Is the proposal relevant, timely, and innovative? Acceptable proposals need to have engaging titles and
clear, concise descriptions that accurately reflect proposed content.
Format
Is the format conducive to student learning? Are participatory learning formats used? Is the session
designed to address all learning types? Does the format involve the audience and stimulate discussion?
Proposals of a commercial nature which promote or market particular products and/or services, will not be
considered.
The Intercultural Student Leadership Conference is sponsored by the University of South Florida
Office of Multicultural Affairs.
ISLC Staff
For more information on the Call for Content, please contact:
Dyonne Bergeron, Ed.D.
Educational Session Coordinator
813-974-4988 or [email protected]
Additional Contact Information
Stacy Pippen
Chair
Interim Director
Office of Multicultural Affairs
[email protected]
Brittany Garcia
Graduate Chair
[email protected]
Esther Telusma
Student Chair
[email protected]
Cord McLean
Assistant Mentor Coordinator
[email protected]
Missy Stankee
Academic Liaison
[email protected]
Jorge Velasques
Resource Fair Coordinator
[email protected]
Lisa Beebee
Marketing
[email protected]
Mike Utaegbulum
Marketing
[email protected]
The Intercultural Student Leadership Conference is sponsored by the University of South Florida
Office of Multicultural Affairs.
CALL FOR CONTENT APPLICATION
Title of Program (limit to 12 wordsͿ
Coordinating Presenter
Name and title as it should appear in the conference booklet.
Name:
Title:
Institution/Organization:
If a student, include graduating class:
If a student, include academic level:
Email:
Cell Phone:
*Please include a professional head shot with application. If you are unable to provide one, contact Lisa Beebe
at [email protected] for an appointment to have your picture taken.
Short biography of coordinating presenter (50 words or less)
Include alma mater, job title, department/company name and experience relevant to the presentation topic.
Additional Presenter, if applicable
Name and title as it should appear in the conference booklet.
Name:
Title:
Institution/Company:
If a student, include graduating class:
If a student, include academic level:
Email:
Cell Phone:
*Please include a professional head shot with application. If you are unable to provide one, contact Lisa Beebe at
[email protected] for an appointment to have your picture taken.
Short biography of additional presenter, if applicable (50 words or less)
Include alma mater, job title, department/company name and experience relevant to the presentation topic.
Attach Word document for additional presenter(s)
Contact Information
Program Abstract (50 words or less)
This will be visible in the conference booklet.
The Intercultural Student Leadership Conference is sponsored by the University of South Florida
Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Full Program Description (1000 words or less)
Provide an in-depth look of the content for the proposed presentation. Include overview, goals of the presentation, any
background information, and how you will effectively engage the student audience. (This content will be reviewed for selection
purposes)
CALL FOR CONTENT APPLICATION, continued
Target Audience (may select more than one)
___ General audience
___New student leaders
___Seasoned student leaders
___Social identity group (i.e. male, female, Black, Latino, etc.) _________________
Program Learning Outcomes
Intended learning outcome may be included in the program abstract. Outcomes should identify what will be learned, and
address the level of learner involvement required (i.e. understand, identify, apply, recognize).
*Complete the statement: “As a result of participating in this session, attendees will…”
Quick Fact Learning Outcomes:
The program proposal application should include one of the following intended learning outcomes:
(Select maximum of two. The icon(s) may appear with the abstract in the program booklet.)
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Multicultural Maturity
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Social Responsibility
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Personal Responsibility
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Critical Thinking
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Leadership Development
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Well Being
Audio / Visual Needs:
Check all that apply. We will do our best to accommodate your
request but due to space limitations we cannot guarantee all
requests.
___Projector
___Screen
___Flip chart
___No media
Effective Communication
Preferred Room Set-up:
Rank your room set-up preference, (1 being top choice & 3 being
least) or check “no preference” if any format will work. We will
do our best to accommodate your request but due to space
limitations cannot we guarantee your top preference.
___ Classroom (desk per chair)
___ Round tables
___ No preference
Presenters should bring their own laptop & if necessary, MAC Adapter.
The Intercultural Student Leadership Conference is sponsored by the University of South Florida
Office of Multicultural Affairs.