FWI Fall Conference Schedule

Freshman Success Initiatives & Freshman Writing Initiative
Relevance, Rigor, and Rhetoric: The Keys to Cultural Relativism and Writing Cultivation
Martin Luther King, Jr. Conference Center
Saint Augustine’s University
1315 Oakwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610

Friday October 25, 2013

Time Description
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Check in with Continental Breakfast
Main Room
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Opening FWI Team
Main Room
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Conference Room 1:
Rescue 911: Fostering Student Success
Dr. Erica Russell & Michael Jackson
Conference Room 2:
The Class You Teach: Examining Diversity and Cultural Awareness in the Classroom
Dr. Javon Johnson
Conference Room 3:
Look at Me Now: Uncovering the Subtle Narratives about Identity in Popular Culture
Chris Massenburg
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch & Keynote with Dr. James Peterson
Topic: TBA
Main Room
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Conference Room 1:
What Really Matters: Influences on the Success and Satisfaction of Today’s Student
Dr. Santiba Campbell
Conference Room 2:
Building a Bridge: Connecting with Students of Color through the Arts
Reggie Eldridge
Conference Room 3:
Yes, Yes, Y’all: Understanding the reach of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture today
Chris Massenburg
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Conference Room 1:
TEP: Removing the Walls (The Transformative Education Program Model)
Dr. Sarah Price
Conference Room 2:
Another Voice: Combating Marginalization and Social Norms
Allison Mathews
5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Break
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Closing FWI Team
Main Room

Saturday October 26, 2013

Time Description
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Check in with Continental Breakfast
Main Room
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Opening FWI Team
Main Room
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Main Room:
The Popular Classroom: Integrating Popular Culture
Chris Massenburg
11:00 p.m. – 11:15 p.m. Break
11:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Presentation & Panel
9th Wonder
Presentation Topic: The Harvard Fellowship: 9th Wonder and the Hip Hop Archive
9th Wonder, Dr. James Peterson
Moderated by: TBA
Panel Topic: What is Hip Hop Pedagogy?
Main Room
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Break
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Closing FWI Team
Main Room