November 3, 2016
K-State Student Union, Manhattan, Kansas

No registration required. Attendees are free to come and go as they need. Faculty, Staff, and Students are encouraged to attend.

The 2016 Institute for Student Learning Assessment/Diversity Summit provides opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to learn about research and teaching practices that relate to diversity learning outcomes. Participants will hear how faculty across a variety of disciplines teach and assess diversity, how students and alumni view diversity education, and how students and faculty are approaching diversity topics in research.

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8:00 - 8:20     Light Breakfast
8:20 - 8:40    Welcome from Provost Mason
8:40 - 10:15    Diversity Summit: The present and future of diversity at K-State
10:30 - 11:45     Teaching and Learning for Diversity Expectations: Faculty Panel
11:45 - 12:30     Lunch on your own
12:30 - 1:30  Diversity Beyond the University: Corporate & Alumni panel
1:30 - 2:30     Perspectives on Diversity: Student Panel
2:40 - 3:50     Where do we go from here?: Diversity Learning Open Forum
2:40 - 3:50     K-State 8: Human Diversity in the U.S. Discussion
4:00 - 5:00     Diversity Research Forum

Hosted by Kansas State University Office of Assessment, Office of Diversity, Teaching & Learning Center, Student Governing Association,Vice President for Research, and Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Stuides

Diversity Research Forum Posters


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A New Majority: Latino English in Liberal, Kansas

Mary Elizabeth Kohn, Kansas State University
Tiffany Hattesohl, Kansas State University
Carly Stithem, unafilliated

An analysis of the contributions of the National Science Foundation's Research in Disabilities Education (in STEM) program to the education of students with disabilities in STEM post-secondary programs

Linda P. Thurston, Kansas State University
Cindy Shuman PhD, Kansas State University
B. Jan Middendorf, Kansas State University
Joshua L. O'Neal M.S.

Carole laFavor’s Health Sovereignty Activism and Two-Spirit Traces

Lisa Tatonetti

Cultural Diversity, International Entrepreneurship and Global Leadership Effectiveness


Saurav Pathak, Kansas State University

Improve Food Safety of Chinese Restaurants in Kansas through Multicultural Intervening Measures


Shijun Yan, K-State Confucious Institute
Autumn Schuck, Kansas Department of Agriculture

K‐State Polytechnic Diversity Assignment & Project Showcase


William Genereux, Kansas State University
Becky Lynn DeGreeff, Kansas State University

Mixed Method Study of impact of KS-LSAMP summer research experiences on STEM students from underrepresented groups.

Brenee King PhD, Kansas State University
Linda P. Thurston, Kansas State University
Beth Montelone PhD, Kansas State University
Ana L. Paula

Multi-lingual Research in Rural Multi-cultural Communities


Debra J. Bolton PhD, Kansas State University

Multicultural Student Center: Measuring a Transformative Campus Experience


La Barbara James Wigfall Ms, Kansas State University
Mirta Chavez Ms, Kansas State University
Denise Torres Miss, Kansas State University
Hector Martinez-Rosales Mr, Kansas State University

Shifting the Dynamic: American Ethnic Studies, Women of Color & Walking your Anti-Racism Talk in the Heartland

April D. J. Petillo, Kansas State University
Shireen Roshanravan, Kansas State University

The Learning Tree: A Gordon Parks Digital Archive

Cameron Leader-Picone, Kansas State University

The Navajo Nation Math Circles Project

David Auckly, Kansas State University
Robert Klein, University of Ohio
Amanda Sernevey, Riverbend Community Center
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University

They are not heroes, they are humans: Teachers’ implementation of culturally sensitive and relevant pedagogy in music classrooms

Logan S. Caywood, Kansas State University
Dr. Ruth Gurgel, Kansas State University

What is gained and at what cost? A critical co-constructed autoethnographic study examining national identity from a transnational perspective.


Stephanie McCutcheon, Kansas State University