Conference presentation

Conference presentation



July 08, 2012


  1. Please TURN OFF your cell phones or switch them to

    silent. If you must leave the program early, please do so in a manner that does not interrupt the presenters or other program attendees. Thank you for your cooperation. Enjoy the presentation. ACUHO-I Annual Conference & Exposition Program Committee Follow the conference and contribute to the conversation through Twitter with the official association hashtag: #acuhoi
  2. Multicultural Network The Year in Review…. A reflection on the

    year that was 2011-2012
  3. Learning Outcomes • Discuss global and local movements around the

    world. • Have the Opportunity to share how the year’s events have impacted your campus and community. • Discuss/share any accommodations that have been made on campus as a result issues/events.
  4. Purpose • Opportunity to network • Talk about issues that

    impact your community • Compile a list of issues that we would like to see addressed via the networks or other ACUHO-I venues “The difference between 'involvement' and 'commitment' is like an eggs-and- ham breakfast: the chicken was 'involved' - the pig was committed'." - Unknown
  5. Ground Rules • Participate as much as possible • Ask

    questions as they come up • Respect other opinions • Don’t interrupt; let others finish speaking before you begin • Any additional rules?
  6. Small Groups • Form groups based on size • Introductions

    • In each group discuss the topic and prepare to report back to the group any impact or preparation on campus-elect a scribe to record what is said • Collect additional issues or any upcoming issues to discuss online?
  7. Discussion Questions Discussion Question #1 How did you encounter the

    issue/event? Discussion Question #2 How did your students and staff respond to the issue/event? Discussion Question #3 Did your campus develop a response or prepare to encounter the issue/event?
  8. 2011-2012 HEADLINE EVENTS • Arab Spring • Occupy Wall Street

    • Rebel Flag in residence hall in South Carolina • Increasing international student population • Steve Jobs • Shrinking State and Federal dollars • African American Republican presidential candidate
  9. Arab Spring Start Date: December 18, 2010 Where: Tunisia, Bahrain,

    Syria; Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco; Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and several other countries in the region. Who: A wave of unrest sparked by the Tunisian- following Mohamed Bouazizi's self-immolation on 18 December 2010 in Sidi Bouzid, in protest of police corruption and ill treatment. Issue: A revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests occurring in the Arab world Slogan: The Tunisian “Burning Man”-reliance on social media+++ Impact on your Campus?
  10. Images of Arab Spring ollage_for_mena_Arabic_protests.png

  11. Occupy Wall Street (OWS) Start Date: September 17, 2011 Where:

    Zuccotti Park, in New York City's Wall Street financial district. Who: The Canadian activist group Adbusters Issue: The main issues are social and economic inequality, greed, corruption and the undue influence of corporations on government—particularly from the financial services sector. Slogan: We are the 99%--reliance on social media+++ Impact on your campus?
  12. Images of OWS

  13. Rebel Flag Start Date: November 2011 Where: University of South

    Carolina at Beaufort Who: 18 year-old Byron Thomas, a North Augusta, SC, native and freshman at USCB, is African American. Issue: He wanted the right to hang the flag in his dorm room window. "To me it is a heritage thing and a pride thing. It is not a racist thing whatsoever,” the flag has historically divisive meanings. Slogan: none--reliance on social media+ Impact on your Campus?
  14. Additional issues from the group…

  15. Start Date: ? Where: various college communities Who: Undergraduate and

    Graduate population increase Issue: Growing population without appropriate resources to support success. Slogan: none– Growing trend…reliance on social media+ Impact on your Campus? Increasing International Student Populations