UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA NEWS RELEASE – The Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) Unity Department will host the third annual diversity leadership conference, entitled “Power of Diversity” on Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Joe Crowley Student Union (JCSU). The conference is free and open to the public and University students. Early registration is encouraged.
This year, the conference will feature keynote speaker, Coach Herman Boone, who inspired the film Remember the Titans. Coach Boone will discuss leadership, team building and his experiences with his football team. Attendees will also participate in a meet and greet with Coach Boone during the conference.
The diversity leadership conference will also feature a variety of workshops including “The Effects of the Great Recession on People of Color” and “LGBTA-Q Awareness and Education.” A student lead panel focused on topics regarding diversity and leadership will also take place.
“We wanted to provide our campus and community with topics to spark discussion and awareness of the importance of diversity in their everyday lives,” said Jenelle Yee, director of the ASUN Unity Department
As part of the event, participants will receive a free lunch and a conference t-shirt. Registration for the conference will take place in front of the JCSU Theater. Students and community members are encouraged to register for the conference online at https://asun.wufoo.com/forms/
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The Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) is made up of every undergraduate student at the University of Nevada. We provide a means for students to voice concerns and address issues at the university, local, state, national and international levels. We also provide information to students on upcoming events, student events, student services, clubs and more. We are committed to enhancing our university and enriching students – just as we have since our inception in 1898. For more information, visit www.asun.unr.edu.
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