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Join more than 350 scholarship professionals for learning, networking, and sharing scholarship best practices. 

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All conference events will be at
Sheraton Station Square Hotel
300 West Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219



Pre-Conference Session:
Improving Time, Task & Email Management
K.J. McCorry, CEO of Officiency, Inc.


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Looking Ahead:
2015 Conference
October 12-14
Charleston, SC


Keynote Address:

The Art of Leadership and the Business of Social Change
William Strickland, President and CEO, Manchester Bidwell Corporation
October 15, 8:30-10am


General Sessions: 

Expanding Access and Reducing Barriers: Low-Income Asian American and Pacific Islander Scholarship Recipients in Community Colleges
This session is co-presented by:
Robert Teranishi, Ph.D, Professor of Social Science and Comparative Education, Morgan and Helen Chu Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Cecilia Marshall, Director, Scholarship Program, Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)
October 14, 10:30-11:30am

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Guiding and Supporting Young People in a Networked Era
Mizuko "Mimi" Ito, Ph.D, Professor in Residence, University of California Humanities Research Institute
October 14, 11:45-12:45pm 

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From College Intending to College Attending: Strategies to Mitigate Summer Melt
This session is co-presented by:
Ben Castleman, Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy, University of Virginia
Lindsay Page, Research Assistant Professor of Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Education
October 15, 11:45-12:45pm 

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More Than Meets the Eye: Ensuring Postsecondary Educational Opportunity for an Increasingly Diverse Rural America
Andrew Koricich, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Higher Education at Texas Tech University
October 16, 9-10am


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