Past, Present and Possible
The Popel Shaw Center for Race & Ethnicity and the Office of College Advancement invite alumni and students to the 2016 Alumni of Color Conference, Friday, Oct. 28, through Sunday, Oct. 30.
Come back to campus for a weekend of in-depth conversation about experiencing Dickinson and beyond as a person of color. Help advise today’s students about navigating Dickinson today and preparing for the future. Hear from campus leaders and connect with fellow Dickinsonians as we develop and sustain a robust community of alumni of color.
Alumni & Student Mentoring Session, Co-sponsored by the Career Center
Connecting with current students is one of the most impactful volunteer activities for a Dickinson alum. Kick off the weekend with a speed-networking program, and get to know our amazing students.
Alumni Welcome Reception
Join us as we welcome you back to campus for our first Alumni of Color Conference.
Begin your morning with a continental breakfast buffet! Enjoy great conversations with campus leaders and student ambassadors, and hear our keynote address.
Navigating Campus Life: Alumni Reflections
Alumni panelists will discuss the key elements of their Dickinson experiences that helped them grow and thrive as students of color.
11 a.m.-12 p.m. (noon)
Navigating Social Identity in the Workplace
An experienced group of alumni offer reflections on how to mobilize cultural diversity in professional environments.
12 (noon)-1 p.m.
Enjoy lunch and a student performance and take a tour at Landis House, home to the college’s five diversity and inclusion offices, the Center for Service, Spirituality, and Social Justice; the Office of LGBTQ Services; the Popel Shaw Center for Race and Ethnicity; the Prevention, Education & Advocacy Center; and the Women's & Gender Resource Center.
Break. Check out the Homecoming & Family Weekend Activities!
Alumni of Color Conference Reception
Catch up with friends and campus partners before dinner.
Join us for a buffet dinner as we reflect upon the ideas generated throughout the day. Enjoy performances by some of Dickinson’s most talented alumni performers!
10 a.m.-12 p.m. (noon)
Wrap up the weekend with alumni and campus leaders as we discuss next steps.