Conference Schedule

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Friday, April 3rd, 2020

9 am – 11:30 am                   IGNITE Program

11:00 am – 1:00 pm             Registration / Check-in

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm           Welcome

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm             Workshop
Self-Reflexivity and Mindfulness Meditation: Tools for Our Sport Equity Journey
– Dr. Tanya Prewitt-White, University of Illinois Chicago    

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm                Lectures
Navigating the Impact of Stereotype Threat on Black Collegiate Athletes
– Sloan Johnson & Bianca Briones, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Mental Health Help-Seeking Among African-American Student Athletes
– Dr. Rennae Williams Stowe, Winston Salem State University
– Dr. Aaron Goodson, Mississippi State University      

From the Lens of an MSW Intern
– Shaleah Kelton, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

United We Stand: The Coach’s Role in Supporting Athlete’s Civil Protest
– William Goodloe, United States Sports Academy

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm               Break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm              Keynote

The Stress-Response to Sport Injury from a Multicultural Framework
-Dr. Angel Brutus, Mississippi State University

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm               Exhibit Tour
To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art
Weatherspoon Art Gallery Staff

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm               Attendee Social
Weatherspoon Art Gallery

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

8:30 am – 10:00 am            Registration/Check-in/Poster Setup

9:00 am – 10:00 am            Keynote

My Journey in Health Equity Research: Unbossed, Unbought, Unapologetic
– Dr. Melicia Whitt-Glover, Gramercy Research Group

10:00 am – 10:15 am             Break

10:15 am – 11:15 am             Panel

Advocacy within Sport and Exercise Settings: Social Justice, Integration, and Wellness
Dr. Rob Owens, University of Western States
Dr. John Heil, Psychological Health Roanoke
Dr. Tanya Prewitt-White, University of Illinois Chicago
Dr. Hannah Bennett, Augusta University
Dr. Leeja Carter, Long Island University – Brooklyn

11:15 am – 11:30 am             Break

11:30 am – 12:30 pm             Concurrent Workshops

Introducing the Black Athlete Activists Leadership Model: A Framework for Support
– Dr. Gyasmine George-Williams, University of La Verne & GGW Consulting

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Teambuilding for Diverse Groups: Building a Culture of Communication
– Anthony Cangas, Jennifer Tinsley, Nick Stevens, &
Dr. Kimberly Fasczewski, Appalachian State University

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm             Lunch & Poster Sessions

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm                Lectures

Reflections from Working with a Transgender Student-Athlete: A Case Study Approach
– Shelby Anderson, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

LGBTQ+ College Student’s Well-being and Physical Activity
– Dalanie Dix, Augusta University          

The Intersection of Religion, Race, Gender, and Sport: Fault Lines Matter!
– Dr. Latisha Forster Scott, Rutgers University

Differences Between the WNBA and NBA in Salary May be a Leading Factor to High Rates of Injury
– Mackenzie Pierson & Dr. Christopher Rhea, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm               Break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm              Workshop
Utilizing Mindfulness for Emotion Regulation
– Theodore Monnich, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
– John Dwiggins, Lauren Mulholland, Sarean Gaynor-Metzinger, & Dr. Kimberly Fasczewski, Appalachian State University

4:00 pm                                 Closing Remarks