2019 State system summit

Give Every Student an Opportunity to Succeed

Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education presents Intersectionality for Student Success, the 11th State System Summit on Inclusive Excellence and International Education.

Discover how our 14 universities can foster social justice, promote diversity and create campus environments where all students have an equal opportunity to succeed.


Event Details

Date: Nov. 7-8, 2019
Location: California University of Pennsylvania
Keynote Speaker: Melanie Harrington, president and CEO of Vibrant Pittsburgh
Cost: Registration fee is $100 for students, $120 for State System faculty/staff, $130 for non-System employees. Your fee includes all conference sessions, meals and entertainment at Cal U.

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Why Should I Attend?

 

Your campus serves a diverse population – and every student matters! See who should attend the summit and what they will learn. Register now! Online registration closes Oct. 25, 2019.

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Schedule

 

See a schedule of events and view choices for sessions during the summit.

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Melanie Harrington.

Keynote Speaker

 

Melanie Harrington is the first president and CEO of Vibrant Pittsburgh, a nonprofit economic development organization established to build a more diverse and inclusive Pittsburgh region.

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Presenters

 

Read about the special presenters during the summit and the topics they will be covering. 

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Student Poster Forum

 

Students from all 14 State System universities are encouraged to present their original research, scholarly activity or programming related to the summit theme. Submit proposals no later than Oct. 25, 2019 to SocialEquity@calu.edu.

POSTER GUIDELINES

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Call for Proposals: Closed

 

Present your research, share best practices and engage with university professionals from across Pennsylvania. The call for proposals has closed.

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Visit Cal U

 

Less than an hour’s drive from Pittsburgh, Cal U’s campus is easy to reach via major highways and toll Route 43. NEW INFO: Parking will be available on campus, in Lot 4 (the River Lot). Look for signs!

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Accommodations

 

Cal U visitors can choose from a variety of hotels that are just a short distance from campus. Blocks of rooms have been reserved at some locations. Inquire directly for lodging rates and reservations.

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Our State System

 

The 14 universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education serve nearly 100,000 degree-seeking students and make a vital contribution to the commonwealth’s economy.

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Questions?

 

For more information about the 2019 State System Summit, “Intersectionality for Student Success,” contact the Office of Social Equity at California University of Pennsylvania at SocialEquity@calu.edu or 724-938-4014.