UNM SUB South
New Mexico Association of Student Affairs Professionals

MSC 05 3410
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Scholes Hall
229

Phone: 505-277-0952
Fax: 505-277-6099

2015 Symposium Agenda

Thursday, October 8th

8:00am-9:00am

Breakfast

9:00am-9:15am

Opening Welcome

Eliseo “Cheo” Torres, Ed.D.

Vice President Student Affairs, University of New Mexico

9:15am-10:00am

Keynote
Amanda Kraus, Ph.D.
  Assistant Director of the Disability Resource Center, University of Arizona

10:15am-11:00am

Session 1

Travis Davis

Student/ADAPT Club President, University of New Mexico

“Incluse Me: Raising Awareness of Social Inclusion to Individuals With and Without Disabilities”

Lori McKee, MBA

Executive Director of Health & Wellness, New Mexico State University

“Representation Matters: Achieving Success and Inclusion By Meeting Student’s On Their Own Terms”

11:15am-12:00pm

Session 2

Dr. Fidel J. Trujillo

Dean of Students, New Mexico Highlands University

“Academic Success and Identity Politics Among Rural Hispanics”

Jessica Jaramillo, MPA

Admissions Coordinator, University of New Mexico

“Addressing the State of New Mexico’s Physician Shortage in Rural and Underserved Communities”

12:00pm-1:30pm

Lunch and presentation sponsored by ETS

Renee Delgado-Riley Ph.D., Director SAAR, University of New Mexico

Ross Markle, Ph.D., Research & Assessment Advisor, Educational Testing Service

Heather Mechler, Ph.D., Associate Director, Office of Institutional Research, University of New Mexico

    “Driving Student Success: Using Predictive Analytics & Holistic Assessment to Evaluate Student Programs”

1:45pm-2:30pm

Session 3

Zooey Sophia Pook

Sexual and Gender Diversity Resource Center Coordinator New Mexico State

“Legitimizing Transgender Identity”

Travis Davis

Student/ADAPT Club President, University of New Mexico

“Incluse Me: Raising Awareness of Social Inclusion to Individuals With and Without Disabilities”

2:45pm-3:30pm

Session 4

Laura Vele Buchs

Office of Equal Opportunity, University of New Mexico

“Building Identity: Individual and Institutional”

Devin Stroman

Coordinator of Student Services, Western New Mexico University

“Leveraging Diversity & Technology: a Pilot Program for Tough Economic Times”

3:45pm-4:30pm

Session 5

Ryder Fox

Student/LGBTQ Club President, New Mexico Tech

“Seeing Between the Lines: Non-Binary Gender Identities in STEM”

Zooey Sophia Pook

Sexual and Gender Diversity Resource Center Coordinator New Mexico State

“Legitimizing Transgender Identity”

5:00pm-7:00pm

Reception - Hokona Ballroom

Friday, October 9th



8:00am-9:00am

Breakfast

9:15am-10:45am

Higher Administration Panel

Moderated by: Tim E. Gutierrez, Ed.D.
Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, University of New Mexico

11:00am-11:45am

Session 6

Chelsey L. Thorpe

Program Specialist, University of New Mexico

“Improving Student Employment Through Training and Professional Development

Patricia Trujillo

Director of Equity and Diversity, Northern New Mexico College

“Shining a Light on Equity and Justice: Starting a Diversity Council at Northern New Mexico College”

12:00pm-12:45pm

Session 7

Kim Kloeppel

Student Affairs Chief Operations Officer, University of New Mexico

“Strategic Planning, Decision Making and Managing Change”

Devin Stroman

Coordinator of Student Services, Western New Mexico University

“Leveraging Diversity & Technology: a Pilot Program for Tough Economic Times”

1:00pm-2:15pm

Lunch & Keynote
Gage Paine, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs University of Texas, Austin

2:15p-2:30pm

Concluding Remarks




All sessions will be held in the Student Union Building on the main campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico unless indicated otherwise.