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Facilitating Social Mobility in Higher Education Symposium

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Facilitating Social Mobility
in Higher Education Symposium


Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

10 am – 4 pm (Registration at 9:30 am)

Newkirk Alumni Center

University of California, Irvine


Recently, UCI has received national accolades for doing the most for the American dream and facilitating social mobility for its students. The symposium will be an opportunity to hear from faculty experts, practitioners, and UCI students and alumni as to the importance of social mobility as a factor in defining student success in higher education, and how best colleges and universities can enhance the opportunities of upward social mobility for students across California in our state institutions.

Opening Remarks:
Chancellor Howard Gillman
CollegeNet CEO Jim Wolfston

Faculty Panelists:
David Grusky, Professor, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

Sandy Baum, Senior Fellow, The Urban Institute

Donald Treiman, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus, California Center for Population Research, UCLA

George Farkas, Professor, School of Education, UCI

Practitioner Panelists:

Carmen Taylor, Vice President of Student Affairs, California State University, Long Beach

Henry Gee, Vice President, Student Services, Rio Hondo College

Stephanie Reyes-Tuccio, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, UCI

Lindsay Romasanta, Director, Student Success Programs, UCSD



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For questions, please contact Kevin Huie, Director, Student Success Initiatives, UCI at 949-824-7328 or khuie@uci.edu