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Conference Program

The official conference kickoff will commence at noon on Friday. Should you like to participate in any of the pre-conference activities, you can arrive Thursday or Friday morning. The conference is scheduled to end at approximately 2pm on Sunday. 

Friday, June 14

Time

Session

Location

8am - all day Conference Registration TDC 2nd floor
9am - 11:00am

Pre-conference workshops

Ignatian Solidarity Network Executive Director Chris Kerr shares best practices for campus and community organizing and advocacy. (Student-oriented)

The University of Scranton’s Teresa Grettano (Associate Professor of English) and Jessica Nolan (Associate Professor of Psychology) lead a workshop on how to foster campus dialogue around difficult issues. (Faculty, staff, and community partner-oriented)

Finally, counselors from the University of Scranton Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development are available to assist students on resume preparation and job searches.

TDC 405

 

 

TDC Ballroom C

 

 

TDC 4th floor lobby

Noon - 1:45pm

Welcome Lunch and Plenary Session #1: Health and Humanitarianism

Patrick Kelley, Fairfield University

Marcia Grand Ortega, Catholic Medical Mission Board

 

TDC Ballroom

2:00 - 3:30pm

Careers in Humanitarianism

Celeste Gregory (Catholic Relief Servies)
Giulia McPherson (Jesuit Refugee Services / USA)
Elena Habersky (Migration researcher)
TDC Ballroom
3:30 - 4:00pm

Snack Break

TDC 4th floor lobby
4:00 - 5:30pm

Breakout Session #1

Teresa Conte – Caring for Yourself While You Care for Others: Taking Some Time for You

Debbie Woglom – Disaster Preparedness and Response Training

 

TDC Ballroom C

 

TDC 405

 

6:30 - 7:15pm

Networking Reception

TDC Patio

7:15 - 8:30pm

Dinner

TDC 1st floor

9:00 - 10:30pm

Friends of JUHAN social for faculty and staff

TDC 405

9:00 - 10:30pm

Film screening of The Heart of Nuba

Condron Hall 1st floor

9:00 - late night

Late night social for students

Condron Hall (outside)

 

Saturday, June 15

Time

Session

Location

8am - all day Conference Registration TDC 2nd floor
8:00 - 8:45am

Breakfast

TDC 1st floor
9:00 - 9:45am

Welcome Address and AJCU Update

Rev. Michael Sheeran, S.J., president of the AJCU  

TDC Ballroom
10:00-11:30am

Breakout Session #2

Global Challenges Panel

Community Outreach Panel

TDC Ballroom C

TDC 405

11:45am

Lunch

Voices from the New Scranton Community

TDC Ballroom
1:00 - 2:00pm

Plenary Session #2: Health Immersion

Dr. John Juliano, Dr. Mary Juliano, and Katherine Juliano with Island Impact Ministries

TDC Ballroom
2:15 - 3:45pm

Poster Session

Ice Cream Social

Leahy Hall 1st floor

4:00 - 5:30pm

Plenary Session #3: Health and Immigration

Joanna Williams, Director of Education and Advocacy at the Kino Border Initiative.

Andrea MantioneDNP, MHA, CRNP, Director of the Leahy Community Health and Family Center

The Kane Forum, Leahy Hall

5:30 - 6:30pm

Tours of the Leahy Community Health and Family Center (LCHFC)

 230 Kressler Court

6:00pm

Dinner in the Community

Downtown Scranton Restaurants

9:00

Film Screening of A Closer Walk

Condron Hall 1st floor

 

Sunday, June 16

Time

Session

Location

8:00am Breakfast TDC 1st floor
9:00am Mass
9:45 - 10:30am

Individual Student Delegation Meetings

Networking for non-university affiliated attendees

Various

TDC 405

10:45 - 12:15pm

Breakout Session #3

Global Action Panel

Health Risks Panel

TDC Ballroom C

TDC 405

12:30 - 1:45pm

Lunch and Plenary Session #4: Preparing Graduates to Address Future Humanitarian Challenges

Ian Rodgers, consultant for USA for UNHCR

Julie Mughal, Fairfield University

TDC Ballroom
1:45 - 2:00pm

Closing Remarks

TDC Ballroom