Each year the Student Conference on Latino Affairs (SCOLA) provides delegates across the nation the opportunity to explore trending topics present in the Latino community via workshops. SCOLA is committed to present delegates a forum to participate in engaging dialogues and to participate in dynamic activities.
The theme for SCOLA 2017 is ¡Con Ganas!: Building a Legacy. It is our hope that through dynamic and innovative workshops, participants are challenged to persevere and achieve excellence in every area of their individual lives.
Delegates, please complete this survey after every workshop session that you attend.
Friday, March 3rd
Tips for Success in Grad School
Lie Epps, Bush School of Government and Public Service – Diversity and Inclusion Committee
How to Make the Most of Networking at SCOLA … and Beyond!
Kevin Andrews, Student Leadership & Engagement Specialist, HELP Consulting
Your Voice, Your Community!
Adam Brennan, Aggie Latino Leaders
3 Variables that are Preventing Latino Leaders to be at the Top of U.S. Companies
Cristian Sandoval, Chief Operating Officer – MATT.org and MATT for Education
Integrity and Personal Accountability
Tim Powers, Director/Aggie Honor System Office
Sometimes You have to Take a “L” to bounce back!
Sade Dawson, Leadership Development Specialist – Texas A&M University Department of Student Activities
Saturday, March 4th
World Culture – What We Have in Common
Yashwat Prakash Vyas, Student Research Week Director – Texas A&M University Office of Dean of Student Life
Undocumented and Unafraid at Texas A&M
Council for Minority Student Affairs – Texas A&M University
Dr. Shannon Walton, Office of Graduate and Professional Studies
The People in Your Book of Life
Rosemary Capuchino, Founder – Capuchino Consulting LLC
Latinos Facing Racism
Dr. Joe Feagin, Distinguished Professor in Sociology Department – Texas A&M University
NiQuetzalcoatl Social Entrepreneurship: Growing Our Inherited Legacy
Joel-Lehi Organista, National Director of Multiculturalism & Inclusion – Omega Delta Phi
Spirituality & Leadership
Dr. Roger Martinez, Texas A&M University
The Power of the Stage: Using Theater & Student Organizations to Give Voice to Latino Culture
Dr. Ricardo Montelongo, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership – Sam Houston State University
When Values and Culture Collide – Being an Effective Leader in an Ever Changing World
Rebecca Creasy, Lecturer in Department of Nutrition and Food Science – Texas A&M University
They Look Like Me! Engaging with Youth Amongst the Buzzword Culture
Eric Washington, College Recruitment Advisor – Texas A&M University
Marissa Suhm, Texas A&M University
SUBMIT WORKSHOP PROPOSAL FORM
¡Con Ganas!: Building a Legacy
Important Submission Dates
Proposal Submission Deadline: December 9, 2016
Notification Date: January 25, 2017
Workshop presenters play an integral role in helping SCOLA continue its legacy of educating and motivating leaders who will continuously transcend limits on their campuses and in their communities. We encourage you to speak at our conference to share your knowledge and experience with our delegates. There is nothing more powerful than when our community comes together to share ideas, stories, and knowledge.
Different Workshop Layouts:
Symposium: Symposia are panel discussions presenting different perspectives on a topic or question. Panels should include a minimum of three panelists and a moderator. A/V equipment is provided.
Hands-on Presentation: Hands-on sessions provide participants with an opportunity to engage in teaching activities and interactive discussions about a particular topic. A/V equipment is provided.
Traditional Presentation: Traditional presentations focus on a single topic or program, typically including a talk or media presentation followed by a short discussion. A/V equipment is provided.
Roundtable Discussion: Roundtable discussions are informal presentations that emphasize spirited discussion between the presenter(s) and attendees. Presenters start the discussion by sharing information about the topic/question they wish to explore, and then open discussion for input and exchange of ideas. Examples and interactive materials are welcome. No A/V equipment or electricity is available.
For more information contact:
Coordinator of Workshops