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JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY 2014 INTERNATIONAL WEEK INTERNATIONAL PEACE CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM “PEACE THROUGH UNDERSTANDING” APRIL 7 - 11, 2014 MONDAY, APRIL 7

SESSION 1

SEB ROOM 100

3:00 – 5:45 PM Moderator:

Dr. Tabitha Otieno, Professor of Social Science College of Education and Human Development Jackson State University

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Ingrad Smith, Associate Dean College of Education and Human Development Jackson State University

Topic:

A Close Look at Education

Presenter:

Dr. Daniel Watkins, Dean College of Education and Human Development Jackson State University

MONDAY, APRIL 7

SESSION 2

SEB ROOM 100

3:00 – 5:30 PM Moderator/Sponsor:

Dr. Alberta Yeboah, Professor of Social Science

Topic:

A Presidency Like No Other: African Immigrants’ Perspectives on the Barack Obama Presidency

Presenter:

Dr. Alberta Yeboah, Professor of Social Science

Topic:

Cultural Perspectives from Europe

Presenters:

Cassandra Collins, Daryl Greenwood, Carwin Woodard, Regina Loggins, Shalette Curry

Topic:

Study Abroad

Presenter:

Ms. Yolanda Davis


MONDAY, APRIL 7

SESSION 3

SEB ROOM 102

6:00 – 8:30 PM Moderator/Sponsor:

Dr. Gloria Dansby-Giles, Professor of Counselor Education

Topic:

Health Insurance and Its Impact Upon Counseling in the United States, Canada, and Sweden

Presenters:

Dr. Gloria Dansby-Giles, Professor of Counselor Education Students: Lekesa Fullilove, Monica Gunter, Theodore Henderson, Jessica Jenkins, Elisa Johnson, Anteneh Lemma, Jesscica Laxer Peacock, Latasha Myles-McNutt, Ian Z. Schroeder, Naomi Smith, Angela Snell, Melissa Spencer, Allison Warnsley, Christine Williams

TUESDAY, APRIL 8

SESSION 4

SEB ROOM 200

3:00 – 5:30 PM Moderator/Sponsor:

Dr. Alberta Yeboah, Professor of Social Science

Topic:

Contributions of Jewish Americans and Asian American to the United States

Presenters:

Courtney Proctor, John M. Perkins, Lovenso Henderson, Earljaciam Jackson, Dewayne Evans

TUESDAY, APRIL 8

SESSION 5

SEB ROOM 102

6:00 – 8:30 PM Moderator/Sponsor:

Dr. Gloria Dansby-Giles, Professor of Counselor Education

Topic:

International Aspects of Service Learning Project

Presenters:

Dr. Gloria Dansby-Giles, Professor of Counselor Education Students: Sierra Batts, Cedric Cole, Dominique Dale, Tiffany Franklin, Theodore Henderson, April Mitchell, Jasmine Moore, Ian Z. Schroeder, Madolyn Smith, Excellanxt Woodward


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9

SESSION 6

SEB ROOM 100

3:00 – 5:30 PM Moderator/Sponsor:

Dr. Alberta Yeboah, Professor of Social Science

Topic:

Diversity in Society and Schools; Perspectives on Students and Their Families; Legal Perspectives on Education in a Changing World

Presenters:

Gwendolyn Honeysucker, Jeremy Wilson, Debra Lee, Shaki McLaurin, John Strider, Lauren Hentz

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9

SESSION 7

SEB ROOM 100

5:30 - 6:30 PM Topic:

Using Foreign Educational Policies and Practices to Improve Schools in the United States

Presenter:

Dr. Lennie Little, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership

Topic:

Confucianism and Its Impacts Upon the Modern Times

Presenter:

Ying Liu, Ph.D., International Studies

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9

SESSION 8

SEB ROOM 102

6:00 - 8:50 PM Moderator/Sponsor:

Dr. Gloria Dansby-Giles, Professor of Counselor Education

Topic:

A Comparison of the Retirement Crisis in Selected Countries

Presenters:

Dr. Gloria Dansby-Giles, Professor of Counselor Education, Students- Rashunda Archer, Carolyn Collins, Shamika Conley, Altonyala Fairley, Lekesa Fullilove, Betty Funches, Kimberly Glass, Kim Harrison, Tanzania Jackson, Sharon Jones, Anteneh Lemma, Margaret Mims, Belinda Robinson, Kandace Shavers, Melissa Spencer, Messerette Spencer-Greenfield, Alex Stewart, Adrian Van Buren Travis, Eve Williams, Paul Williams, Patrice Williams


THURSDAY, APRIL 10

SESSION 9

SEB ROOM 100

3:00 – 5:30PM Moderator/Sponsor:

Dr. Alberta Yeboah, Professor of Social Science

Topic:

Cultural Perspectives from the Middle East and Europe

Presenters:

Jezzmine Brooks, Desiree Conton, Toni Crockett, Darius Herron, Michelle Taylor

THURSDAY, APRIL 10

SESSION 10

SEB ROOM 100

6:00 - 8:00 PM Moderator:

Dr. Benjamin C. Ngwudike, Editor E-Journal of International Studies

Topic:

An Overview of E-Journal of International Studies

Presenters:

Benjamin C. Ngwudike, Editor Dr. Alberta Yeboah, Associate Editor Dr. Tabitha Otieno, Associate Editor E-Journal of International Studies

Topic:

Aliens or Illegal Immigrants: Negative Perspectives of Immigrants in America

Presenter:

Dr. Tabitha Otieno, Professor of Social Science

Topic:

Factors Hindering School Enrolment of Girls in Many Countries

Presenter:

Dr. Benjamin C. Ngwudike, Editor E-Journal of International Studies

International Peace Conference Symposium Committee: Dr. Benjamin C. Ngwudike, Chair Dr. Tabitha Otieno, Member Dr. Alberta Yeboah, Member


2014 International Conference Presentation Schedule