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2016-2017 MOSAIIC Conference

November 3rd & 4th, 2016 @ KY State University

Thursday, 11/3/16 at KY State University
Research and Demonstration Farm
Mills Ln Frankfort, KY

  • 9am 10am: Registration, Continental Breakfast and Establishing the Tenor (film and music)
  • 10am-10:15am: Welcome and Purpose Charlene Walker, VP Bluegrass Community & Technical College
  • 10:15am-11:15am: The History of the N word Dr. Alicestyne Turley, Berea College
  • 11:15am-12:15am: INTERACTIVE Group Activity evolving around theme, United We Stand
  • 12pm-12:45pm: Lunch
  • 12:45pm-1:45pm: Community and Educator Panel, Aint No Crystal Stair,

    Panel Members:
    • Tonya Torp, Executive Committee Officer of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth Program Director of Step By Step Lexington
    • Trevor Claiborn, Farmer Brown Tha MC, Research Assistant Kentucky State University High Tunnel, and Research Farm, Author and Community Activist
    • Jesus Gonzalez, Chair of Central Kentucky Showing Up for Racial Justice SURJ
    • Richard Spaulding aka Devine Carama, is a hip hop artist, social activists through his nonprofit Believing In Forever Inc and the Youth Services Coordinator at Community Action Council
  • 1:45pm-2:45pm: Student /Youth Panel, When I get older, I will be stronger, They ll call me freedom, just like a Waving Flag."
    • Kevely Dumay BCTC- EKU transfer
    • Makayla Brown, Freshmen Lafayette High School
    • Argelia Fabian KSU senior
  • 2:45pm-3:45pm: UK MLK and MANRRS. Patriotism of Protest and 1st Amendment
  • 3:45pm -4:00pm: Wrap up and adjourn

Register for Thursday, November 3rd

Register for Friday, November 4th

Friday, 11/4
KY State University Student Ballroom

9am: Registration

The Northwest Region of the Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education hosts their regional meeting, in partnership with the Central Kentucky Diversity Consortium "MOSAIIC Afternoon".
This event will feature various breakout workshops designed to share knowledge, learn new methods and strategies designed to take back to your respective institution, and network with others in the higher education arena.


KY State University Student Ballroom, Frankfort KY
Introduction of Central KY Diversity Consortium Members
Introduction of 2017 MOSAIIC award recipients
Introduction of Keynote Speaker Mr. Trevor Claiborn

12:30pm-1:15pm: Dr. Dorothy Yancy, former Johnson C. Smith University President
"United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Survival of HBCUs"

MOSAIIC (Multicultural Opportunities, Strategies and Institutional Inclusiveness Consortium) was organized by Charlene Walker, the Vice President of Bluegrass Community and Technical College s Office of Multiculturalism & Inclusion. The Consortium consists of seven Central Kentucky colleges (Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Eastern Kentucky University, Berea College, Georgetown College, Transylvania University, and the University of Kentucky) that support each other in efforts to raise awareness of opportunities and strategies needed to promote inclusive college working and learning environments.