Alumni Professional Development Summit Agenda

 

7:30-8:15 a.m. Registration/Check-in
(continental breakfast) 
   
8:15–8:30 a.m.  Welcome and
Announcements 
   

8:30–9:45 a.m.

Colleges’ Updates
and Highlights 
    
  Track 1 Track 2  Track 3 

10–11 a.m.

 

Professionals Letting
Go? No Way!

Stacey Blalock Henry
executive director of
The Hills

The Arts Classroom
Environment
and
Discovering the
Essentials for
Integrity
and Growth in the Arts

Tammy Stanford
director of Dance and
Movement Specialist for
Theatre and Voice at the
Mississippi School
of the Arts
Wage Hour Laws and
Your Business

Van Craft
owner/consultant Wage
and Hour Assessments
and Solutions

11–11:15 a.m.

Break    
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.  Creating Productive Work
Environments Across the
Generations: Emerging
Adults in Today’s
Workplace

Amy Chasteen Miller
associate dean
College of Arts and
Letters and professor
of Sociology Southern
Miss

So You Think You Know
About Mental Illness?
Think Again...

Johnny Hansell 
prevention coordinator
DREAM of Hattiesburg Inc.
Kyle Birdwell
prevention coordinator
DREAM of Hattiesburg Inc.

New Technology: Some
of the hottest technologies
and applications and how
it can make life run more
smoothly

David Sliman
chief information officer
Southern Miss
Jeff May
director Enterprise
Applications and
Planning, Southern
Miss  

12:15–1:15 p.m.  Lunch     
1:15–2:15 p.m.  

Starting and Maintaining
Your Small Business

Annie McMillan
district manager Longleaf
Mississippi Power Company 

An Artful Revolution
Tom Pearson
executive director
Mississippi Arts
Commission

Tweets for Hire
Bradley Charlesworth
associate director of
Alumni Reunions
Office of Alumni Relations
Tulane University
2:15–2:30 p.m.  Break     
2:30–3:30 p.m.

Getting the Most Out
of Social Media

Thomas Broadus
director of Interactive
and New Media
The Focus Group

Affordable Care
Act-Healthcare
Reform
Joseph Parker, Jr.
district sales coordinator/
independent associate with
Aflac  

*CANCELED*

Obesity Prevention in
Mississippi: Past and
Current Efforts to Prevent
Obesity and Obesity
Related Chronic Illnesses

LaShaundrea Crook
research dietician
Southern Miss Department
of Nutrition and Food
Systems and project
manager of Mississippi
Communities for Healthy
Living 

 

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