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Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs

Sixth Annual Statewide Black Student Union Leadership Conference

8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
K-State Student Union Ballroom

Keynote speaker

This year our keynote speaker is Raymond Dempsey, Jr., Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for BP

Conference presenters

Students will get to choose two of seven sessions to attend during the conference. Many our our presenters are K-State alumni and current students, faculty or staff members. Take a look and our breakout session presenters biographies.

Register here


Please direct any questions you might have to our Project Coordinator, Caitlyn Wells at caiwel@k-state.edu or 785-532-6276, or Director of Multicultural Programs & Services, Mirta Chavez at 785-532-6276 or mirta@k-state.edu

Deadline for conference registration is Thursday, Feb. 14.

Conference Schedule

8:00 - 9:30   a.m.       Registration & Academic Browsing Fair

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.       Raymond Dempsey, Jr. Keynote Address 

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.     Breakout session 1

11:15 - 12:00 p.m.     Breakout session 2

12:15 - 1:30 p.m.       Lunch and Entertainment 

1:30 - 2:00 p.m.        Conference Closing and Surveys

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.        Optional Tour with New Student Services Tour Guides 


Please note that photos may be taken throughout the day that may be used by K-State or the Kansas Department of Children and Families publications. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.