Schedule

Conference schedule at a glance

The Winning the Race 2022 Conference will be IN-PERSON! A virtual option will be available for Sunday and Monday sessions via Facebook LIVE.

Thursday, March 24

Winning the Race Pep Rally
Virtual via Zoom
4:30 – 5:30 PM | Pre-Conference Event 

WTR Committee and Student Ambassadors collaborate to build excitement around the WTR conference beginning March 27, 2022.

The Story of East Side High School Documentary Screening Program
D&PL Theater, Bologna Performing Arts Center
6 PM | Pre-Conference Event 

“NEVER SAY DIE: The Story of East Side High School”
Screening and Panel Discussion

Sunday, March 27

Opening Recognition Ceremony
Amzie Moore House Museum & Interpretive Center
2 – 4 PM

Honorees: Lusia Harris, Lucy Seaberry, Sank Powe, Reggie Barnes

Monday, March 28

Student Poster Competition
D&PL Theater, Bologna Performing Arts Center
8 – 8:45 AM

DSU faculty and students collaborate to present various research topics that emphasize the evolution of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their respective fields.

Monday, March 28 (con’t 1)

Opening Session
D&PL Theater, Bologna Performing Arts Center
9 – 10:15 AM

“Root, Root, Root for the Home Team”
Coaches’ Panel:

  • Coach Derrick Fears
  • Coach Todd Cooley
  • Coach Mark Hiller
  • Coach Chelsey Rhodes
  • Coach Janee Ford
  • Coach Taylor Taylor
  • Mr. David Kelly

Moderator(s): Ambassador and/or Committee Member

Community Panel
D&PL Theater Bologna Performing Arts Center
10:30 – 11:45 AM

Panelists:

  • Dr. Tyrone Jackson
  • Dr. Temika Simmons
  • Mr. Ro Taylor
  • Ms. Nakikke Wallace
  • Ms. Sykina Butts
  • Attorney Carlos Palmer

Moderator(s): Ambassador and/or Committee Member

Monday, March 28 (con’t 2)

President’s Luncheon
Jacob’s Conference Center, Ewing Hall
12 – 2 PM

“Teamwork Makes the Dream Work”
Speaker: Dr. Abe Hudson
Moderator(s): WTR Committee Members

High School Luncheon
12 – 2 PM

East Lobby, H.L. Nowell Student Union
“Meet the DSU Dream Team”

Tuesday, March 29

Faculty Forums
9:05 – 10:40 AM

Jacob’s Conference Center, Ewing Hall
“Team Green – Part 1”

  • College of Arts & Sciences
    Dr. Ellen Green, Dean
  • College of Business & Aviation
    Dr. Billy Moore, Dean
  • College of Education & Human Sciences
    Dr. Leslie Griffin, Dean
  • School of Nursing,
    Dr. Vicki Bingham, Dean

DSU Student-Led Session
10:50 AM – 12:05 PM

Jacob’s Conference Center, Ewing Hall
“Team Green – Part 2”
Hosts: Winning the Race Ambassadors

Closing Celebration & Awards
12:15 PM – 1:45 PM

Jacob’s Conference Center, Ewing Hall
“Race to Refreshments and Rewards”

Conference reflections, recognitions, closing remarks, refreshments, and prizes