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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Time Event Location
8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Conference Registration Henninger Athletic Center/Events Center
8:30 - 10 a.m. Breakfast Campus Center, LaCasse Dining Center
9:30 a.m. College Tour: Syracuse University Depart at 9:30 a.m. from Parking Lot C
Noon - 1 p.m. Coming Together Luncheon Campus Center, LaCasse Dining Center
1 - 2 p.m. Coming Together Welcome Campus Center, James Commons
2 - 2:30 p.m. Coming Together Keynote: Orinthia T. Montague, Ph.D., President of Tompkins Cortland Community College Campus Center, James Commons
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Coming Together Session I
Empowering Students and Families in the Financial Aid and Postsecondary Planning Processes Grewen Hall 203
Increasing Access and Success through Collaboration Grewen Hall 405
Leveraging Volunteers as Mentors: Supporting Students and Mentors in the College Mentoring Program Grewen Hall 101
Millennials in College Admissions Grewen Hall 219
Not the 13th Grade: The Power and Reach of Community Colleges Grewen Hall 417
The NYS DREAM Act Passed. Now What? Grewen Hall 408
NYC DOE’s Growing Commitment to College Match Grewen Hall 403
Opportunity Programs, A History Grewen Hall 207
Thinking Outside of the Traditional College Freshman Model to Recruit and Maintain a Strong Class Grewen Hall 103
4 - 5 p.m.
Coming Together Session II
College Persistence for Males of Color in New York City Grewen Hall 417
Demystifying Satisfactory Academic Progress Grewen Hall 403
The Holy Trinity of Advocacy: Admissions, School, and Student Grewen Hall 203
Leveling the Playing Field Grewen Hall 207
Leveraging High School/CBO Partnerships on Multi School Campuses Grewen Hall 101
Moving College Access Beyond the College Office Grewen Hall 405
“Outing” the Admissions Application Grewen Hall 103
Transfer Is *Still* Racist Grewen Hall 408
Without Parent Buy–In the Numbers Remain the Same! Grewen Hall 219
5:30 - 7 p.m. Networking Reception Grewen Hall, Dolphin Den and Tent outside
5 - 7 p.m. Executive Board Meeting Grewen Hall, Grewen Auditorium
6:30 p.m. Non-CTC Dinner/Dinner on your own LaCasse Dining Center, Cam’s Pizzeria, or off-campus
6:30 p.m. Vendor Dinners Off-campus
7:15 - 8:15 p.m. Coming Together Dinner
(with Exec Board/Steering Committee)
Recreation Center
8:30 - 11 p.m. Coming Together Social Campus Center, James Commons
8:30 - 9:30 p.m. Steering Committee Social Grewen Hall, Dolphin Den
11 p.m. - 1 a.m. Late Night Campus Center, Simon’s Pub
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Time Event Location
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Conference Registration for new arrivals & Checkout for those attending CTC only Henninger Athletic Center/Events Center
6:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Golf at Green Lakes State Park Depart at 6:30 a.m. from Grewen Hall, Main Entrance. Registration will be at 7 a.m. and tee time is 7:30 a.m.
7 - 8 a.m. Yoga Recreation Center, Paloney Wellness Studios
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Recreation Center
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
College Tours
Cazenovia College & Colgate University Depart at 9 a.m. from Parking Lot C
Mohawk Valley Community College and Utica College Depart at 8:30 a.m. from Parking Lot C
Onondaga Community College and SUNY Cortland Depart at 8:30 a.m. from Parking Lot C
Syracuse University Depart at 9:30 a.m. from Parking Lot C
8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Middle Management Workshop Noreen Reale Falcone Library, Quantitative Reasoning Center (QRC)
 9:00 a.m.  #NYSACAC19 Scavenger Hunt Begins Across Campus - See Details
9 - 10 a.m.
Coming Together Session III
Are You Ready to Support College Prep and Success in Afterschool? Grewen Hall 405
College and Career Planning for Students with Disabilities Grewen Hall 417
Culturally Responsive Family Engagement Strategies for Effective College and Career Planning Grewen Hall 203
Developing Nourishing Relationships in Postsecondary Education Grewen Hall 101
Engaging and Inspiring “Unmotivated” Students through the College Process Grewen Hall 103
Mental Health and Wellness in the Admissions Process: Best Practices for Student Advocacy Grewen Hall 207
Planning Backwards to Move Our Students Forward: Applying Curriculum Design Principles to College Readiness Activities Grewen Hall 219
Trauma Essays: The Commodity of Trauma or Biographical Currency? Grewen Hall 408
Using College Persistence and Success Data to Inform and Improve College Access Work Grewen Hall 403
10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
Coming Together Session IV
Creating a Statewide Angel Network Grewen Hall 101
“Do I Belong?” Helping High School Students Decode Imposter Syndrome Before Matriculation Grewen Hall 417
Empire State of Mind: Mental Health in our Communities Grewen Hall 103
E-Race Your Data Bias Grewen Hall 207
Postsecondary Success: Leveraging the Collective Power Between Teachers and School Counselors Grewen Hall 405
Predatory For-Profit Institutions: How to Protect Our Students from Bad Actors Grewen Hall 203
Student Empowerment Grewen Hall 403
What is “White Fragility” and How Can We Use it in the Landscape of College Admissions Grewen Hall 408
Working as a Team: A New Counseling and Admission Dynamic Grewen Hall 219
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Staying Together and Closing Keynote: LaKisha N. Williams, Assistant Director of Advocacy and Community Engagement for Goddard Riverside’s Options Center, Project Manager for #DegreesNYC Campus Center, James Commons
Noon - 7 p.m. Exhibitor Area Open Noreen Reale Falcone Library
12:15 - 1 p.m. Lunch, Middle Management Workshop Noreen Reale Falcone Library, Quantitative Reasoning Center (QRC)
12:15 - 1 p.m. Lunch, Coming Together & Steering Committee Campus Center, LaCasse Dining Center
1 - 1:45 p.m. Newcomers Orientation Grewen Hall, Grewen Auditorium
2 - 3:15 p.m. Conference Welcome and Awards Henninger Athletic Center/Events Center
3:30 - 5 p.m. Executive Leadership Forum
Sponsor: Carnegie Dartlet
Noreen Reale Falcone Library, Quantitative Reasoning Center (QRC)
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Business Power Hour Noreen Reale Falcone Library
4 - 5 p.m.
Conference Session A
Accepting Reality is Not Lowering Ambition All levels | Grewen Hall 403
Advising the Pre-Veterinary Student in High School All levels | Grewen Hall 405
And Then I Realized it Was a Profession Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced | Science Addition 318
A Peek Behind the Curtain:
In-Depth, Action-Oriented, College Counselor Training
Beginner, Intermediate | Grewen Hall 207
A-Z on How to Run a Successful College Fair All levels | Mitchell Hall 105
Creating Pathways for Admissions Professionals Beginner, Intermediate | Grewen Hall 417
Developing a Communication Strategy for Parents Intermediate, Advanced, Expert | Science Addition 214
The Devil is in the Details: Keeping Campus Events Personal All levels | Grewen Hall 219
Facebook is Not Dead All levels | Mitchell Hall 201
How to be Inclusive on a College Campus Without Turning Prospective Students and Their Families Away in Today’s Climate All levels | Grewen Hall 203
Is There a ‘New Normal’ In College Admissions? If So, What Do We Do About It? All levels | Coyne Science Center 229
Leveraging Technology to Enhance Transparency of Transfer Credit for Prospective Students All levels | Coyne Science Center 122
Mental Health: The College Admissions Process and Beyond All levels | Mitchell Hall 106
Navigating Office Dynamics as a Young Professional Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced | Coyne Science Center 231
NYS DREAM ACT: An Implementation Plan All levels | Grewen Hall 409
One Application, Unlimited Possibilities: Lowering Barriers to Access All levels | Coyne Science Center 142
One Size Doesn’t Fit All: The Financial Aid Quadrant Approach All levels | Grewen Hall 101
Tips for Advising International University Applicants All levels | Grewen Hall 103
Town Hall Meeting with NACAC Leaders All levels | Grewen Hall 408
Transfer is *Still* Racist Intermediate, Advanced, Expert | Noreen Reale Falcone Library, Muserlian Lab
Trauma Essays: The Commodity of Trauma or Biographical Currency? All levels | Grewen Hall 415
5:15 - 6 p.m.
Special Interest Groups
African Diaspora Special Interest Group Coyne Science Center 231
Latino Special Interest Group Coyne Science Center 229
ACCEPT Science Addition 100
5:30 - 7 p.m. Exhibitor Cocktail Reception Noreen Reale Falcone Library
5:30 - 7 p.m. Opening Reception
Sponsor: Rutgers University
Science Addition, Outdoor Plaza
7 - 11 p.m. Social at the MOST (Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology)
Sponsor: EAB
Buses depart starting at 6:45 p.m. from Parking Lot C
10 p.m. Late Night Movie: Bohemian Rhapsody Grewen Hall, Grewen Auditorium
11 p.m. - 1 a.m. Late Night Campus Center, Simon’s Pub
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time Event Location
7 a.m. Yoga Recreation Center, Paloney Wellness Studios
7 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Recreation Center
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Conference Registration Henninger Athletic Center/Events Center Lobby
8 a.m. General Membership Meeting Recreation Center
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Conference Session B
Adding that Personal Touch to Campus Events Intermediate | Mitchell Hall 105
American Students Studying in Canada: A Spotlight All levels | Grewen Hall 101
Ask the Faculty: Summer Institute 2.0 Beginner, Intermediate | Grewen Hall 219
Counselors Working Together: Using Common Tools and Indicators to Support the Postsecondary Choice Process All levels | Grewen Hall 403
Creating a NYSACAC Angel Network All levels | Grewen Hall 415
Critical Information You Need to Know for College Bound Students with Disabilities All levels | Mitchell Hall 106
Increasing Your College’s Yield By Creating an Optimal College Experience All levels | Noreen Reale Falcone Library, Muserlian Lab
It’s All About Opportunity: An Introduction to New York’s HEOP Programs for Low Income, Highly Motivated Students Beginner, Intermediate | Grewen Hall 405
Making Your College Advising Communications Easier with Google Add-Ons! Beginner, Intermediate | Coyne Science Center 142
My Brother’s Keeper: Supporting the Future Generation of Minority Educators All levels | Grewen Hall 103
Myths, Truths and Proof: Addressing Misconceptions About College Costs, Student Borrowing, and the Value of Higher Education All levels | Coyne Science Center 229
Personal Finance for College and Beyond All levels | Grewen Hall 408
Reframing Holistic Review: How Looking Beyond the Numbers Can Be a Game Changer for Your School All levels | Science Addition 318
Sealing the Deal: How to Ensure Students Matriculate to the Best “Match” and “Fit” College All levels | Grewen Hall 207
Text Me, Maybe? Building Alumni Engagement Before High School Graduation All levels | Science Addition 214
The Art and Science of Managing Difficult Conversations Beginner, Intermediate | Mitchell Hall 112
What’s RIGHT in College Admissions? All levels | Science Addition 100
You Belong: Empowering Young Men of Color All levels | Grewen Hall 203
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibitor Area Open Noreen Reale Falcone Library
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Conference Session C
Admission Practices and the NACAC CEPP All levels | Grewen Hall 203
Advising Student-Athletes in the College Consideration Process All levels | Grewen Hall 417
CTE High School and Technical College Partnerships – Best Practices Beginner, Intermediate | Grewen Hall 101
CUNY Remediation Reform All levels | Noreen Reale Falcone Library, Muserlian Lab
Demonstrated Interest, Demonstrated Self All levels | Science Addition100
Developing Nourishing Relationships in Postsecondary Education Beginner, Intermediate | Grewen Hall 207
Does Your College Have Pre-Med as a Major? How to Support Your Students During a College Visit and College Fairs Beginner | Grewen Hall 103
Leveraging Volunteers as Mentors: Supporting Students and Mentors in the College Mentoring Program Beginner, Intermediate | Science Addition 214
One More Thing to Consider: Supporting Student Mental Health During the College Search and Beyond All levels | Mitchell Hall 105
Opportunity Programs or Bust? How to Build Relationships to Help Your First Generation Students All levels | Mitchell Hall 201
Predatory For-Profit Institutions: How to Protect Our Students from Bad Actors All levels | Mitchell Hall 111
Recruitment for an Interdepartmental Team: Strategies to Get the Ball Rolling All levels | Grewen Hall 405
“Tell Them We Are Rising” Solutions for New York City Based Students Navigating Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) All levels | Grewen Hall 219
The Counselor Tour: How to Plan Effectively All levels | Science Addition 318
The Evolution of Inquiry Cards All levels | Grewen Hall 408
What I Wish Someone Told Me Before Taking This Job: A Panel Discussion About the First Year as a Director in Admissions All levels | Coyne Science Center 142
11 a.m. - Noon Conference Keynote: Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh Henninger Athletic Center/Events Center
Noon - 1:15 p.m. Lunch & Chance Auction Recreation Center
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Conference Session D
ACT Academy: A FREE Resource to Raise Your Students to the Next Level! All levels | Noreen Reale Falcone Library, Muserlian Lab
Beyond CCR: Working Across the Desk to Prepare Lifeready Students All levels | Mitchell Hall 105
Demystifying Pharmacy Admissions: Preparing High School & College Students for Pharmacy Programs All levels | Grewen Hall 101
“Do I Belong?” Helping High School Students Decode Imposter Syndrome Before Matriculation All levels | Grewen Hall 103
Enrolling Gen-Z: What the Prospective Student Survey Tells Us About Pivoting to Serve the Next Generation All levels | Grewen Hall 408
Hidden in Plain Sight All levels | Mitchell Hall 111
How to Build Measurable, Digital Student Communities Intermediate, Advanced, Expert | Grewen Hall 415
“It’s Okay to Be Undecided!” Supporting Undecided Students in the College Search All levels | Science Addition 100
It Takes a Village: Balancing Mommyhood and Admissions All levels | Grewen Hall 403
Learn About the Changes Coming to AP in 2019-2020 All levels | Coyne Science Center 224
New Stress-Busting Study Uncovers More Effective Recruitment Approach All levels | Science Addition 214
“Outing” the Admissions Applications All levels | Coyne Science Center 229
Outlets to the Future: How NYC P-TECH Work All levels | Grewen Hall 409
Prospective and Perspective: What Your Prospective Students Are Saying About the College Search Process All levels | Mitchell Hall 112
Social Listening: A New Source of Intelligence for Admissions All levels | Grewen Hall 207
The Evolution of Enrollment Management Marketing: Where Technology and Tradition Meet Intermediate, Advanced, Expert | Grewen Hall 203
The Subject of Subject Tests All levels | Mitchell Hall 106
Understanding Award Letters All levels | Coyne Science Center 231
Upskill Your College Essay Approach All levels | Grewen Hall 219
Working as a Team All levels | Science Addition 318
2:45 - 3:45 p.m College Fair Henninger Athletic Center/Events Center
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. CBO Fair Henninger Athletic Center/Events Center Lobby
4:45 - 6:45 p.m.
FUNraisers & Excursions
Beak and Skiff Apple Orchard and 1911 Cider Mill Depart from Parking Lot C
NYSACAC Bocce
Sponsor: ACT | NRCCUA
Soccer and Lacrosse Turf Field
Brewery Excursion
Sponsor: Spark451
Depart from Parking Lot C
Le Moyne 5K
Sponsor: Fort Orange Brewing
Depart from the Practice Fields adjacent to Parking Lot AA
Museum Excursion Depart from Parking Lot C
Paint and Sip Outside the Dolphin Den, located on the first floor of Grewen Hall
Winery Excursion
Sponsor: Hobsons
Depart from Parking Lot C
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Past Presidents Reception Campus Center, Corcoran Lounge
7 - 8 p.m. Dinner
Sponsor: Sodexo
Recreation Center
7 - 11 p.m. Sports Bar Campus Center, James Commons
7:30 - 11 p.m. “Dolphy Day” Social Henninger Athletic Center
11 p.m. - 1 a.m. Late Night Hospitality Campus Center, James Commons
Friday, June 7, 2019
Time Event Location
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Checkout Residence Hall Lobbies
(If checking out early, return your room key and swipe card to the 24-Hour Service Desk in Grewen Hall, Main Entrance.)
8 - 9 a.m. Breakfast LaCasse Dining Center
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Conference Session E
Better Together: Partnering with College Representatives on In-School Programs Beginner, Intermediate | Mitchell Hall 112
Engaging and Inspiring “Unmotivated” Students Through the College Process All levels | Grewen Hall 103
Leveling the Playing Field – The Benefits of Camp College Mitchell Hall 106
Maximizing Recruitment Through Slate Webinar All levels | Coyne Science Center 229
Native Issues in Higher Education All levels | Grewen Hall 101
Navigating the Rainbow Road All levels | Science Addition 214
Putting Your Student’s Best Foot Forward (How Your Profile and Transcript Can Help) All levels | Grewen Hall 417
Retention in the Landscape of Changing Demographics All levels | Coyne Science Center 142
The Other Side of the Desk: What We Wish Our Colleagues Knew About Our Work All levels | Grewen Hall 207
There IS Enough Time in the Day: How to Make College & Career Readiness a Priority in Public High Schools All levels | Grewen Hall 203
Understanding Toxic Stress, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Building Resiliency All levels | Coyne Science Center 224
Who Are Our Students?: Working with Gen Z in the College Search Process (and their Gen X Parents!) Intermediate, Advanced, Expert | Science Addition 318
Working Together to Pave the Way for College Success All levels | Grewen Hall 405
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Closing Ceremony Campus Center, James Commons
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Le Moyne Information Session & Campus Tour Grewen Hall, Room 209i