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EDI + Leadership

The Bridge to Change Conference is an opportunity to bring student leaders together to explore inclusive leadership while focusing on equity and diversity. Through experiential workshops, a keynote presentation, and intentional time to reflect with fellow participants, students will be able to explore critical topics impacting our campus community today.

Sunday, February 19th 2023
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Centennial Hall
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Students will be able to learn about various areas of diversity while developing an understanding of their personal role in the greater picture. Sessions will be provided for students of all training levels to help continue our campus goal of creating a culture of inclusion. Additionally, this conference allows students to complete four of their ten required sessions for the Student EDI Certificate.

The Bridge to Change Conference is an annual event.  This event is student-run and addresses current issues within our community.

Student EDI Conference Tentative Spring Schedule 2023

10:30 - 11am Registration and Check-In
11 - 11:15am Lunch (Grab and Find Seating)
11:15 - 12pm Keynote Speaker
12 - 12:10pm Bathroom Break/ Find Your Workshop
12:10 - 1pm Breakout Session 1
1 - 1:10pm Bathroom Break/ Find Your Workshop
1:10 - 2pm Breakout Session 2
2 - 2:20pm Short Sessions (panel(s), make and take, short activities)
2:20 - 2:30pm Bathroom Break/ Find Your Workshop
2:30 - 3:30pm Breakout Session 3
3:30 - 4pm Large Group Reflections (in small groups - set rooms with pods or table groups)
4pm Dismissal
Anthony Wallace

Meet the Keynote - Anthony Wallace, Multicultural Student Services Coordinator

Learn more about Anthony here:

Bridge to Change Committee Members

Rosemary Gosseck-McNeal
Destini Wilson
Ivy Jones
Maddie Blong
Katy Rand
Jodi Thesing-Ritter
Kallie Friede
Caitlin Lee
Linda Pratt
Rachel Iaquinta
Danielle Chepil

Event Sponsors

The Bridge to Change Conference is sponsored by the following departments and student organizations:

  • Center for EDI Training, Development and Education & the Peer Diversity Educators
  • Multicultural Student Services
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Activities, Involvement and Leadership
  • Gender and Sexuality Resource Center
  • Housing and Residence Life
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