2018 Connecting Communities:
Resources for Graduate Students of Color


Gather. Connect. Grow.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
8:30-11:00 am

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2018 Connecting Communities

We are delighted you have chosen to pursue your graduate education at the University of Iowa.

The University of Iowa Graduate College invites new students of color to a pre-conference program, celebrating fellowship and building relationships. We hope to carve out time and space for folks to connect with peers and mentors, learn about navigating academe, and prepare for graduate life at Iowa.

NOW:

RSVP for Connecting Communities.

Then:

Gather.
Connect.
Grow.

Later:

As you travel through your graduate career remember your partner in success, the University of Iowa Graduate College, is here to help you thrive.

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Keynote Address


The Schedule

North Room, IMU

8:30am

Warm Breakfast

9:00am

Welcome and Keynote Address
Dr. Melissa Shivers, VP of Student Life

    9:30am

    Student Panel

    10:15am

    Speed-friending with current students

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    What students are saying

    "Loved everything, appreciated the openness in discussing issues that may be deemed sensitive in other formal settings."
    - Participant, 2017
    "I really enjoyed learning the history of Iowa and significant individuals."
    - Participant, 2017

    Event Sponsored by Hills Bank & Trust Co