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Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs

Black Student Union Leadership Conference

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021  |  8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  |  FREE

K-State Student Union, 918 N 17th St, Manhattan, KS 66506

This immersion experience is for high school and college level students and includes a morning keynote speaker to inspire students and get you excited for a day of learning. The array of breakout sessions are designed to help develop leadership skills, challenge self-efficacy and bring awareness to social and political issues. Breakfast snack and lunch will be provided.

Hosted by the Department of Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs and the K-State Black Student Union.


Limited in-person registration is available for the first 50 registrants. Masks will be required at all times and social distance guidelines will be enforced. Virtual participants will receive the link after registering.

Register by Friday, Feb. 12

> Student Registration  |  > Faculty Registration

Conference Schedule

9-9:30 a.m.Check-in and breakfast
9:30-9:40 a.m.Welcome
9:40-9:45 a.m.Introduction of Keynote Speaker
9:45-10:30 a.m.Keynote Address
10:30-10:40 a.m.Transition to breakout sessions
10:40-11:25 a.m.Breakout session cycle one
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.Breakout session cycle two
12:15-1 p.m.Lunch and K-State student panel
1-1:30 p.m.Closing remarks, survey and t-shirt distribution
1:30-2:30 p.m.In-person campus tour or 10 min. virtual tour

Conference Speakers

More information coming soon.


Please direct any questions to Mirta Chavez, Director of Multicultural Programs & Services, 785-532-6276.

DMSA will not provide parking passes for this event.

Thank you to our sponsors: Kansas Department of Children and Families, Koch Industries, Cargill and the K-State Black Student Union.