Schedule

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Monday, February 22
Maryland Ballroom – BD and Rooms 4, 5, & 6

6:00 p.m. What Works!
The Cyber-Mentoring Network Reception
Please bring business cards
7:00 p.m. The Organic LSAMP
Presiding and Welcome William McHenry,
Symposium Chair
Remarks Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director
Education and Human Resources
National Science Foundation
Respondents “Grand AMP’s” and Senior Alliances Panel
In the beginning … Periodic Traits of the LSAMP Program

Panel Discussants

Antonio Garcia
Arizona State University WAESO-Faculty
Directed Research and Faculty Mentoring
Marjorie DeMartino
University of California, Irvine
Program Staff and Peer Mentoring
Ashton Hamme
Jackson State University
Summer Internships
Karen Butler-Purry
Texas A and M University
Community College Transfer Programs
Benjamin Flores
University of Texas at El Paso
Summer Research Academy
Louis Dale
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Summer Bridge Programs
Closing Remarks

Tuesday, February 23
Maryland Ballroom – AC and Rooms 1, 2, & 3

8:30 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Opening Ceremony
Lepquinm Gumilgit GagoadimTsimshian Dancers
Sponsored by Alaska Airlines
Presiding and Remarks A. James Hicks, Program Director and Co-Lead
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation
National Science Foundation
Introduction Michele Yatchmeneff
Professor (LSAMP Alumnus)
College of Engineering
The University of Alaska Anchorage
Keynote address Samuel Betances
Author

Introductions and Updates

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. LSAMP Research and Evaluation Framework
Presiding and Remarks
Introduction of Speaker
Tasha Inniss, Program Director and Co-Lead
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation
National Science Foundation
Speaker Clemencia Cosentino
Mathematica Policy Research and Former Director,
Program for Evaluation & Equity at the Urban Institute

Q&A Audience Opinion Participation

10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. What Works! Collective Impact
Presiding and Remarks Katrice A. Albert, PI – LSAMP
University of Minnesota System
Keynote Address Vincent Tinto
Noted Theorist and Former Distinguished Professor
Syracuse University
Noon – 2:20 p.m. Networking Lunch
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Maryland Ballroom AC and Room 4, 5, and 6
Presiding and Introduction of Speaker: Sylvia James, Division Director
Division of Human Resource Development
National Science Foundation
Remarks Jo Handelsman
Associate Director for Science
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Speaker France A. Córdova
Director
The National Science Foundation
Presiding and Remarks Benjamin Flores
University of Texas, El Paso
Practical Lessons LSAMP Leadership Panel

Angela Y. Birkes-Grier
Peach State LSAMP

LeRoy Jones
Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence

Steve Dupius
All Nations LSAMP

Rebecca Beals
Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Student Research Posters (Voting Begins)
Student Poster Session Maryland 1-6 Foyer

Jean Andino, Co-Chair
Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities

Ashton Hamme, Co-Chair
Jackson State University

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation
The Game Changer Banquet
Maryland AC Ballroom
Sponsored by Friends of the
Late Representative Louis Stokes
Periodic Traits of the LSAMP Program

Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation
The Game Changer Banquet
Maryland Ballroom – AC
Sponsored by Friends of the
Late Representative Louis Stokes

Presiding Troy Johnson
News Anchor/Reporter
WBAL, News Radio 1090
WHUR, 96.3
Washington D. C.
Introduction of Speaker William McHenry, Chair
LSAMP Research Symposium
Professor of Chemistry
Jackson State University
Introduction of
Game Changer Video
Lisa Hammersley,
Lead Project Director
CSU-LSAMP California State University SacramentoLead Project Director LSAMP,
Professor of Geology; CSU-LSAMP
The Congressional Black Caucus Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson
The LSAMP “Game Changer” Award Comments by the Stokes’ Family Eric Hammond
,Shelley Stokes-Hammond,Nicolette Thompson
Alex Thompson
Alberta Johnson

Wednesday, February 24
Maryland room -Room 2 & 3

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. The State of the LSAMP Program
LSAMP Executive Session for PI’s
Program Officers: Art Hicks and Tasha Inniss
Presiding and Opening Remarks Lesia Crumpton-Young
Associate Vice-President
Tennessee State University

Panel Discussants

Kierra Addison
South Carolina State University
Diana Azurdia
University of California at Los Angeles
Steve Dupius
University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras
Ladonna Branch
University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff
Curtis Cain
Pennsylvania State University
Matt Calhoun
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Carl Pettis
Auburn University
Al Rogers
University of South Florida
Justin Rice
Jackson State University
Sandra Richardson
Purdue University
Presiding Poster Awards Committee
Co-Chairs
Jean Andino
Western Alliance to Expand Student OpportunitiesAshton Hamme
Jackson State University
Recognition William McHenry
The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority
Participation Symposium
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