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CORED 2015 Spring Symposium and 25-Year Anniversary Celebration

When: Monday, February 23, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:Heritage Hall, HUB-Robeson Center, University Park Campus

Identity Matters,

But Not How You Think It Does: How Stereotypes Affect Where We Live, Learn, And Play
A Keynote Address by Dr. Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, Associate Professor of Psychology, Columbia University

CORED’s 2015 Spring Symposium on Identity and Stereotype Threat Featuring Keynote Speaker Valerie Purdie-Vaughn

The Commission on Racial/Ethnic Diversity (CORED) will host a combined spring symposium and twenty-five year anniversary celebration on Monday, February 23, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Heritage Hall, HUB-Robeson Center, University Park campus. Registration is open, at no cost, to members of the Penn State community. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/nqj3ozl by Tuesday, February 17.

Dr. Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, associate professor of Psychology at Columbia University, will give the keynote address “Identity Matters, But Not How You Think It Does: How Stereotypes Affect Where We Live, Learn, And Play.” The symposium will also include a Q & A and a panel of Penn State students sharing first-hand experiences. From noon to 1:00 p.m. CORED will celebrate their twenty-fifth anniversary with light refreshments and cake.

In addition, a student discussion hour will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library, on “Student Perspectives on Stereotype Threat and Social Identity at Penn State.” 

For those who cannot attend in person, the symposium will be available via Adobe Connect. Connection information will be made available to registrants from campuses. The spring symposium is co-sponsored by the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence.