Academic Forum: First Generation Day 2019

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New/Second Student Center

15 Library Lane

Toronto, ON M3J 2S5

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Raise your awareness about the challenges faced by first-generation students and learn how to support their university journey.

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Registration required. All York U faculty and staff are invited.

12 noon - Lunch

1:00 pm - Panel Presentations

2:00 pm - Breakout Workshops on topics related to improving university access, transition and persistence.

Featuring:

  • Dr. Carl James, Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora
  • Dr. Gillian Parekh, Canada Research Chair in Inclusion, Disability and Education
  • Dr. Robert S. Brown, Former Research Coordinator, TDSB
  • Dr. Robert Kenedy, Sociology
  • Dr. Saskia Van Viegen, Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Jennifer Myers, Executive Director, Athletics & Recreation
  • Maureen Barnes, Director, Student Accessibility Services

First Generation Day - October 23rd, 2019

New Student Centre, York University

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New/Second Student Center

15 Library Lane

Toronto, ON M3J 2S5

Canada

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