Mid-Level Managers Pre-Conference

Saturday, October 14, 8:30am-4:00pm

8:30am | Welcome and Expectations, MMPC Team

9:00am | Managing Up: A Mutual Benefit | Dr. Shelitha Williams, Associate Vice President for Student Success, Genesee Community College

10:00am | Purpose and Intention | Chip Matthews, Director of Student Life, SUNY Geneseo

11:00am | CliftonStrengths for Managers | Chris Diggs, Director of Residential Life, Fashion Institute of Technology

12:00pm | Lunch

1:00pm | Leading a Strategic Planning Process | Dr. Amy Wilson, Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo State

2:00pm | Essential Competencies in Student Affairs | Dr. Bob Bonfiglio, Vice President for Student and Campus Life SUNY Geneseo

3:00pm | Supervision | Jude Butch, Assistant Director, Student Engagement, University at Buffalo

4:00pm | Wrap Up and Reflection, MMPC Team

Graduate and Next Gen Pre-Conference

Saturday, October 14, 8:30pm-4:30pm

8:30am | Welcome, Pre-Conference Team

9:00am | Grad Panel (Graduate Students)
9:00am | Next Gen Panel (Undergraduate Students)

10:00am | Growing Your Network | Jenn Jerussi, Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Union College
10:00am | Now, You're a Supervisor | Ben Weiner, Residence Director, Union College

11:00am | Keynote Speaker | Dr. Bob Bonfiglio, Vice President for Student and Campus Life SUNY Geneseo

12:00pm | Lunch

1:00pm | Demystying the Graduate School Application | Tim Zhang and Michelle Ng, New York University
1:00pm | The Student Affairs Job Search | Kristina Feduik, University at Buffalo

2:00pm | Using CliftonStrengths As You Begin To Think About a Career in Student Affairs | Kate Schurick, Dean of First-Year Students, Union College

3:00pm | ELJ Case Study Competition Information Session (Graduate Students)
3:00pm | Next Gen Case Study Competition (Undergraduate Students)

4:00pm | Say YES (as Often as You Can)! | Ally McCarthy, Leadership Programming Coordinator, University at Buffalo

4:15pm | Wrap Up and Reflecton, Pre-Conference Team