Celebrating Diversity and Academic Excellence in Graduate Education
May 2, 2011
SAC Ballroom B
We are very proud to present CDAE Celebrating Diversity and Academic Excellence funded by a Stony Brook University Presidential Mini Grant awarded to the Center for Inclusive Education. The purpose of this event is to recognize and celebrate Stony Brook University underrepresented minority graduate student research excellence. CDAE will kick-off Diversity Week on the Stony Brook University campus. There is no fee for registration.
This one day conference will be held on Monday, May 2nd, 2011 in the Student Activities Center Rooms B. Students, staff, and faculty can register online by clicking Registration or the link below. Graduate students are encouraged to submit an abstract for poster or oral presentation.
The agenda for Monday May 2, 2011 is as follows:
|9:00-10:00||Poster check-in and set-up, refreshments||SAC Lobby|
|10:15-11:30||Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore (co-hosted by the Dept of Sociology)
Pursuing a Faculty Career and How to Win Tenure Without Losing Your Soul
Dr. Tyrone Hayes (co-hosted by the Center for Developmental Genetics)
From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men
|1:00||Buffet Lunch||SAC B|
Oral Presentations: 1:15-2pm
Poster Presentations: 2-3pm
|3:00-3:30||Awards Ceremony||SAC B|
We are pleased to host two prestigious keynote speakers who will present during the day: Drs. Tyrone Hayes and Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Dr. Tyrone Hayes is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley and will be sharing his ground breaking research on the effects of hormones on amphibian development. The title of his talk is: From Silent Spring to Silent Night, A Tale of Toads and Men. Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore is the Executive Director of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Her award winning work with under-represented faculty led to the publication of her most recent book: The Black Academic's Guide to Winning Tenure without Losing Your Soul. The title of Kerry Ann's talk is: Pursuing a Faculty Career and How to Win Tenure without Losing Your Soul.
The poster and oral sessions are a prime opportunity for graduate students across all disciplines to share their scholarly and scientific research. This is the first-ever campus wide event to celebrate graduate student research. We strongly encourage participation by the graduate students and alumni affiliated with the CIE.
The deadline to register for the conference and apply to present a poster is April 17th (deadline extended to April 24!!!). Registered attendants will be provided a free lunch and refreshments will be available throughout the day. Students will be notified of acceptance of either presenting an oral presentation or a poster by April 26th.
We also request nominations for the Students, Faculty and Staff Awards. Winners will receive $500 and a beautiful framed certificate and recognized during the awards ceremony at the conclusion of the event. Click Award for more details or the link below.
CDAE is sponsored by:
The President's Office (Mini-grant)
The Center for Inclusive Education (W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship and NSF AGEP Programs)
The Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action
The Center for Developmental Genetics
The Department of Sociology
The Graduate Program in Genetics
The Graduate Program in Microbiology
The Faculty Center/TLT
(Departments wishing to co-sponsor, please contact the CIE at 631.632.1387.)