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4th Annual ISU 4U Promise Mini-Conference

Friday, January 18th, 2019 from 8:00am to 12:00pm (CT)

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We hope you'll consider joining us for the 4th annual ISU 4U Promise Mini-Conference to be held in the Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union on the campus of Iowa State University from 8:00 am to noon on Friday, January 18th. The purpose of this event is to share about new and ongoing projects connected with the ISU 4U Promise and to hear perspectives from people connected to the program at Moulton and King, in the communities, with the Community Alliance, and at Iowa State University. 

The tentative schedule:

8:00 - Registration/Breakfast/Networking

8:30 - Welcome

8:35 - The Community Alliance: Supporting ISU 4U Promise Scholars Where They Are

8:55 - The ISU 4U Promise Partner Schools: Voices from King and Moulton Principals and Families

9:15 - The Urban Ecosystem Project: Synergizing Formal and Informal Science Education

9:35 - The ISU Student Volunteer Perspective: Connecting Current and Future Cyclones in the Classroom

9:50 - The College Partnership Program: Hands-On University Engagement in the Elementary Context

10:00 - Break - Experience College Night: Interactive Activities from the Colleges

10:35 - A College Perspective - Liberal Arts and Sciences: Strengthening the Connections

10:55 - The ISU 4U Promise Learning Community Experience: Highlights of the First Semester

11:15 - In Their Voice: Personalized Reflections from ISU 4U Promise Scholars on Campus

11:25 - Connecting with the First Cohort: A Few Words from Dr. Martino Harmon, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs

11:35 - Five Years In: A Retrospective

11:50 - Closing

Please RSVP by Thursday, January 17th.

Questions? Email Shari Miller, Program Coordinator, ISU 4U Promise at smiller3@iastate.edu

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Location: Memorial Union, Pioneer Room, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014