2019 NSPA Conference

2019 NSPA Conference

 


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Agenda

Below please find the 2019 NSPA Conference agenda. Please note that we are still adding more sessions so check back for most up-to-date information.

Session tracks are listed after each session title according to the following key:

Scholarship Programs 101 - SP
Access, Support, Connect - ASC
Professional Development - PD
Leadership - L

For more information about session tracks please visit our schedule page

Monday, September 30, 2019

2019 Q3 NSPA Board Meeting

Start Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 | Start Time: 8:00 AM | End Time: 4:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Meetings | Presenter(s): Jackie Bright | Location: Boardroom 1

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Transformative Leadership and Scholarship Recipient Give Back

Start Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 | Start Time: 8:00 AM | End Time: 4:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Pre-Conference | Moderator(s): Ben Kerman | Presenter(s): Anne C. Campbell, Hélène Grégoire, Yeukai Mlambo | Facilitator(s): Amy Miller, Tamara Webb | Program Panel: Brooke Atherton El-Amine, Jane Hopkins, Amanda Moua, Grace Ramafi | Scholar Panel: Godfred Naah, Racheal Chris Nassimbwa, Darwin Velasquez, Paris Yarbrough | Location: Salon G

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Adopting a Holistic Mental Health Scholarship Program Culture-What Providers Can Do

Start Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 | Start Time: 11:30 AM | End Time: 3:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Pre-Conference | Presenter(s): Kristen Lee | Location: Rochester

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First Time Attendee & New Member Welcome Reception

Start Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 | Start Time: 4:00 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Presenter(s): Tiffany Anderson, LaTrena Artist, Jackie Bright, Megan Prindiville, Janet Thomas | Location: Salon E

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The Mill City Mob’s Tour

Start Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 | Start Time: 5:15 PM | End Time: 7:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Location: Meet at 11th St. Bus Pick-up

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Unlikely - Movie Screening

Start Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 | Start Time: 7:30 PM | End Time: 9:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Facilitator(s): Jane Thompson | Location: Salon F

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Sunrise Yoga

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 6:00 AM | End Time: 7:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Presenter(s): Liana Morrison | Location: Salon E

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Breakfast and Welcome Address

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 7:45 AM | End Time: 8:30 AM | Track or Session Type: Meals & Breaks | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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Keynote Presentation

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 8:15 AM | End Time: 9:15 AM | Track or Session Type: Keynote & General Sessions | Presenter(s): Vinh Giang | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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Colleges & Universities Learning Circle: Opening Session

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 9:30 AM | End Time: 10:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Facilitator(s): Beth Barnette Knight, Dala Gant, Johnna Hargens-Brown, Brenda Holcombe | Location: Salon G&F

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Community Foundations Learning Circle: Opening Session

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 9:30 AM | End Time: 10:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Facilitator(s): Becca Allpow, Jack Czarniecki, Joy Klein, Alicia Szempruch | Location: Conrad A&B

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Private Foundations Learning Circle: Opening Session

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 9:30 AM | End Time: 10:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Facilitator(s): Carol Cirka, Jodie Koszegi, Stephanie Panion, Laura Steffen | Location: Salon E and Rochester

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Public Charities Learning Circle: Opening Session

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 9:30 AM | End Time: 10:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Facilitator(s): Leslie Cornwell, Heather Johnson, Ninfa Murillo, Erika Orsulak | Location: Conrad C&D

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It's a Journey Not a Destination: Application and Selection Process Development (SP)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Sarah Dixon, Larry Sparkman, Joseph Weinberg | Location: Salon G

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Federal Financial Aid Tools and Resources To Assist Students and Families (SP)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Maisha Challenger | Location: Conrad B

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Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Understanding the Impact of Implicit Bias on Scholarship Recruitment, Selection, and Retention (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Chelsea Scoffone | Location: Salon E

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What Is Your ROE (Return on Engagement)? (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Krystal Kappeler, Carolyn Norton | Location: Rochester

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Embracing Excellence through Equity and Context (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Kim Marggraf, Mark Mueller | Location: Conrad D

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Mitigating Scholarship Award Displacement through Collaboration and Advocacy (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Sharon Beers, Nadja Jepsen, Michele Waxman Johnson | Location: Salon F

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Changing out the Engine Mid Flight: The Transformation of One of the Largest Scholarship Programs in the Country (L)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Leadership Track | Presenter(s): Jennifer Hazelton, Amy Moroney | Location: Conrad A

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Hoshin Your Way to Effective Strategy Implementation (PD)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Professional Development Track | Presenter(s): Oscar Sweeten-Lopez | Location: Conrad C

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Networking Lunch & Focus Groups

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 12:30 PM | End Time: 1:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Meals & Breaks | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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Scholarships 101: Basic to Best (SP)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 3:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Kim Stezala | Location: Salon G

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Creating Spaces: The Importance of Community in a Digital Age (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 2:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Maloni Fox, Julia Mosconi | Location: Salon E

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Promise Programs 2.0: Leveraging Proven & Promising Practices Within Your Budget & Workforce Needs (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 2:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Cynthia Armendariz, Shelley Banker | Location: Conrad A

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Exploring How Children's Savings Accounts (CSAs) Complement & Enhance Traditional Scholarships (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 2:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Bonnie Gettys, Camry Ivory, Colleen Quint, Justin M. Sheehan | Location: Conrad D

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How to Appeal for More College Financial Aid (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 2:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Mark Kantrowitz | Location: Conrad C

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Debt-Free College Financed With Scholarships (SP)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 2:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Gwen Richardson | Location: Salon F

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Well Rounded With "Grit": Creating Impact with Entrance Scholarships (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 2:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Lindsay Hennessey, Melissa Rodenburg, Allen Wolfe | Location: Rochester

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Build Your Resilience: Weaving Together Work, Family, and Self (PD)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 2:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Professional Development Track | Presenter(s): Jane Thompson | Location: Conrad B

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AwardSpring Exhibitor Demo

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 2:50 PM | End Time: 3:20 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Jill Murphy, Mike Parnello, Brandon Weisenberger | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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Scholarship Management by CommunityForce

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 2:50 PM | End Time: 3:20 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Daniel Ayala | Location: Conrad B

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Foundant Scholarships: A Universal Application

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 2:50 PM | End Time: 3:20 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Sammie Holzwarth | Location: Salon F

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GradSnapp: Know Your Students. Each One.

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 2:50 PM | End Time: 3:20 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Oscar Sweeten-Lopez | Location: Salon E

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ISTS: Redefining Scholarship Management

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 2:50 PM | End Time: 3:20 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Carissa Miller, Amy Nelson | Location: Conrad D

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Kaleidoscope Scholar, Scholarship & Grant Management Demo

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 2:50 PM | End Time: 3:20 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Greg Dehn | Location: Rochester

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Scholarship America: Putting Student’s Needs First

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 2:50 PM | End Time: 3:20 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Kimberly Hanson, Amy Ronnkvist | Location: Conrad C

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Zengine by WizeHive

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 2:50 PM | End Time: 3:20 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Natalie Hirsch, Scott Totten | Location: Conrad A

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The Ideal Scholarship: Program Design for First Generation, Low Income Students (SP)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 4:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Ara Arzumanian, Elisa Castillo | Location: Salon G

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How Community Foundations Can Shift Scholarship Conversations (SP)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 4:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Colette Hadley | Location: Salon F

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Increasing Scholarship Applications and Awards with Tech (SP)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 4:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Matthew Metz | Location: Salon E

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Beyond Office Walls: The Impact of Campus Collaboration in our Access Program (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 4:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Amanda Buchanan, Brenda Holcombe | Location: Conrad C

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Rethinking Excellence: Alternative Indicators for Assessing Potential for Success in Higher Education (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 4:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Katherine Kouot, Lonée Lona | Location: Rochester

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Supporting Students Through College Choice and Financial Aid Verification (ASC)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 4:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Sonja Demps, Paola Rabago | Location: Conrad D

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Free College and Its Impact on Private Scholarships (L)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 4:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Leadership Track | Presenter(s): Kevin Fudge, Jan Wagner, Michele Waxman Johnson | Location: Conrad B

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Effective Communication Takes Real Leadership, and Radical Candor (PD)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 4:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Professional Development Track | Presenter(s): ToAnh Crutchfield, Kristi Punches | Location: Conrad A

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Welcome Reception

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 5:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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Informal Dinner Outings

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 5:45 PM | End Time: 9:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Location: Meet in Hilton Minneapolis Lobby or at Restaurant

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Guthrie Theater: The Glass Menagerie (Show Only - Preferred Seats)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 7:30 PM | End Time: 10:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Location: Guthrie Theater

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Guthrie Theater: The Glass Menagerie (Show Only - Standard Seats)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 7:30 PM | End Time: 10:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Location: Guthrie Theater

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Guthrie Theater: The Glass Menagerie (Show & Transportation - Preferred Seats)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 7:30 PM | End Time: 10:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Location: Guthrie Theater. See below for bus pick-up.

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Guthrie Theater: The Glass Menagerie (Show & Transportation - Standard Seats)

Start Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Start Time: 7:30 PM | End Time: 10:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Location: Guthrie Theater. See below for bus pick-up.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Sunrise Yoga

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 6:00 AM | End Time: 7:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Presenter(s): Liana Morrison | Location: Salon E

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Breakfast & Membership Meeting

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 7:45 AM | End Time: 8:30 AM | Track or Session Type: Meals & Breaks | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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General Session

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 8:30 AM | End Time: 9:30 AM | Track or Session Type: Keynote & General Sessions | Presenter(s): Anthony Jack | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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Choosing a Scholarship Management Vendor - A Process That Works (SP)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Kim Stezala | Location: Conrad B

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Research Basics: Effective and Actionable Evaluations (SP)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Barry Nagle | Location: Conrad C

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Evaluate your IMPACT: Assessing the Value of Your Scholarship Program (SP)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Irene Goodman | Location: Salon F

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The Lifecycle of a Scholar: Supporting Students from Matriculation through Graduation (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Johnna Hargens-Brown, Chelsea Scoffone, Jamie Williams | Location: Salon E

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Crossing the Finish Line: Impact of Emergency and Completion Funds (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Kevin Almasy, Aaron House, Julie Kim, Sumiko Martinez, Carolyn Nelson, Paola Rabago | Location: Rochester

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Ignite Session: Elevating Diverse Students (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Moderator(s): Traci Lanier | Presenter(s): LaTrena Artist, Taylor Briggs, Caitlin Cardinal, Jessica Clemmons, Alexis Crewse, Melvin Monette-Barajas, Tom Mortenson, Abdul Omari, Elena Salorio, Jamil Stamschror-Lott, Janet Thomas | Location: Conrad A

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Better Collaboration, Creativity, and Communication Through Improv (PD)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Professional Development Track | Presenter(s): Tane Danger | Location: Conrad D

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Legal Fundamentals for Scholarship Providers (SP)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:45 AM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Penny Serrurier | Location: Salon G

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Networking Lunch & Focus Groups

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 12:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Meals & Breaks | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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Development and Measurement of Selection Criteria Using Non-Cognitive Metrics (SP)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Denise Fahey | Location: Salon E

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Update on the Tax Status of Scholarships (SP)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Despina Costopolous Emerson, Mark Kantrowitz, Kalwis Lo | Location: Salon G

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The Boston Pipeline: How to Develop a Supportive Pathway to Career Success (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Rebecca Drossman, Erik Miller | Location: Conrad C

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Zero to Hero, Well Almost: The Development of a Scholarship Alumni Association (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Lauren Hardy, Amy Moroney | Location: Conrad A

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In It For The Long Haul: Creating a Comprehensive 4-Year Curriculum to Develop both Life Skills and Community Among Scholars (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Amy Miller, Larry Sparkman, Carrie Zimmerman | Location: Rochester

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How Scholarship Providers Can Partner with the Common App (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Kyran Kennedy, Don Yu | Location: Conrad B

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Leveraging Admissions And Other Partnerships For Recruitment And Beyond (L)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Leadership Track | Presenter(s): Tiffany Anderson, Chaffee Viets | Location: Conrad D

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Increase Your Organization’s Collaboration with Army ROTC

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 2:20 PM | End Time: 2:50 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Melissa Hoaglin | Location: Conrad D

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Blackbaud Exhibitor Demo

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 2:20 PM | End Time: 2:50 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Carrie Goldberger | Location: Salon F

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Bromelkamp Company: Akoya.net + eGrant.net Client Success Profile

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 2:20 PM | End Time: 2:50 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Ruth Bishop, Heather Hokunson, Barb Ryan | Location: Conrad C

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CampusLogic - Smarter Scholarship Management: How AI Moves Everyone Ahead

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 2:20 PM | End Time: 2:50 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): ToAnh Crutchfield | Location: Salon E

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Going Merry: How 4,500 Scholarship Providers & 10,000 High Schools Use Our Platform to Save Time and Money

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 2:20 PM | End Time: 2:50 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Charlie Maynard | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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Next Gen Web Solutions Exhibitor Demo

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 2:20 PM | End Time: 2:50 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Chris Rivera | Location: Conrad B

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ScholarshipOwl: Launch & Distribute a Scholarship to Millions of Students in 15 Minutes with ScholarshipApp

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 2:20 PM | End Time: 2:50 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Sacha Nasan, David Tabachnikov | Location: Salon G

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Impact with SmarterSelect

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 2:20 PM | End Time: 2:50 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Location: Conrad A

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SmartSimple Software

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 2:20 PM | End Time: 2:50 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Rachael Sloat | Location: Rochester

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The Intentionality of the Selection Process: Striving to Meet Your Needs and Obligations (SP)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 4:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Panelist(s): Tracy Bibelnieks, Ph.D., Jacob Harding, Stephanie Panion, Matthew Rosales, Jeremy Sale, Amy Trast | Location: Salon G

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More Than Just the Money - Supporting Scholars Beyond the Dollars (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 4:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): LaTrena Artist, Carolyn Bailey, Alexis Crewse | Location: Rochester

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Millennial Parents on the Horizon: Exploring the Mindset of Today’s Parenting Generation (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 4:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Amy Miller, Larry Sparkman, Joseph Weinberg | Location: Conrad C

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Student Essays: Compelling, T.M.I. or Signal for Help (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 4:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Charmaine Brown, Jack Czarniecki, Sharon Harper | Location: Conrad B

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Getting Students to the Finish Line: Beginning to End Support (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 4:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Vincent Fedorko, Cindy Freeman, Ana Leyva, Amy Robinson, Erin Vogel | Location: Salon F

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Fun with Numbers (Seriously!) (PD)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 4:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Professional Development Track | Presenter(s): Jennifer Hazelton | Location: Conrad D

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Financial Barriers to Higher Education (SP)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 4:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Tom Mortenson | Location: Salon E

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NASFAA Washington Federal Update (L)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 4:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Leadership Track | Presenter(s): Brenda Hicks | Location: Conrad A

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Colleges & Universities Learning Circle: Check-in Session

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 4:30 PM | End Time: 5:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Panelist(s): Laila Agily, Colleen Conniff, Kerry Cowen | Location: Rochester

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Community Foundations Learning Circle: Check-in Session

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 4:30 PM | End Time: 5:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Panelist(s): Edwenda Avery, Cassie Fleming, Alicia Szempruch | Location: Salon E

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Private Foundations Learning Circle: Check-in Session

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 4:30 PM | End Time: 5:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Panelist(s): Carol Cirka, Sam Maciejewski, Megan Prindiville | Location: Salon F

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Public Charities Learning Circle: Check-in Session

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 4:30 PM | End Time: 5:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Panelist(s): Cody Emrick, Heather Johnson, Erika Orsulak | Location: Conrad B

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Building the NSPA Scholarship Program Exchange: An Information and Research Hub for NSPA Members and Partners (L)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 4:30 PM | End Time: 5:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Leadership Track | Presenter(s): Jackie Bright, Julie Reames, Chandra Shekhar | Location: Salon G

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Using Micro-Scholarships for Earlier Student Engagement (ASC)

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 4:30 PM | End Time: 5:15 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Beth Barnette Knight, Miles Hodge | Location: Conrad A

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Scholarship America: Putting Student’s Needs First

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 4:30 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Kimberly Hanson, Amy Ronnkvist | Location: Conrad C

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Use SurveyMonkey to Seamlessly Collect and Review Scholarship Applications

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 4:30 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Exhibitor Demos | Presenter(s): Amanda Davey, Gabriella Di Fazio | Location: Conrad D

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2019 Awards Dinner & Celebration

Start Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Start Time: 6:30 PM | End Time: 9:00 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Location: Dakota Jazz Club

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Sunrise Yoga

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 6:00 AM | End Time: 7:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Presenter(s): Liana Morrison | Location: Salon E

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Breakfast & Closing Address

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 7:45 AM | End Time: 8:30 AM | Track or Session Type: Meals & Breaks | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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General Session

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 8:30 AM | End Time: 9:30 AM | Track or Session Type: Keynote & General Sessions | Presenter(s): Karen Stout | Location: Minneapolis Ballroom

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Evaluating Your Impact: Beyond Dollars Spent and Numbers Served (SP)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Meredith Dohmen | Location: Salon F

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Program Structure & Staffing (SP)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Esther Cuellar | Location: Conrad B

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Demystifying the Financial Aid Process (SP)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Scholarship Programs 101 Track | Presenter(s): Maggie Nowicki, Nicole Schumacher | Location: Salon E

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A Strategic Look at Building the Workforce of Tomorrow (ASC)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Vandana Ingle | Location: Conrad A

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How to Engage Scholarship Recipients for Meaningful Donor Relations, Increased Fundraising, and Improved Alumni Relations (ASC)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Lauren Chilvers | Location: Salon G

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Income Share Agreements: College Funding and Pay It Forward Opportunities (ASC)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Kevin James, Katja Wallin | Location: Conrad D

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Professional Development Programming: Cross-Organizational Job Shadowing Experience (L)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Leadership Track | Presenter(s): Keia Brown | Location: Conrad C

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Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (L)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 9:45 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM | Track or Session Type: Leadership Track | Presenter(s): Mark Kantrowitz | Location: Rochester

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Unique and Creative Resumes (PD)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 11:15 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Professional Development Track | Presenter(s): Jackie Bright | Location: Conrad B

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Scholars to Leaders: Leveraging the Business Community to Prepare Students for the Workplace (ASC)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 11:15 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Mary Brady, Marissa Mahoney | Location: Salon G

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What Happens After the Diploma - Transitioning from College to Career (ASC)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 11:15 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Bill Fowler, Laura Steffen | Location: Salon E

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CSS Profile – What it is and How it Can Help You Make Need-Based Award Decisions With Accuracy & Efficiency (ASC)

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 11:15 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Access, Support, Connect Track | Presenter(s): Sara Holman, Alan Royal | Location: Rochester

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Colleges & Universities Learning Circle: Closing Session

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 11:15 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Facilitator(s): Beth Barnette Knight, Dave McFarland | Location: Conrad A

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Community Foundations Learning Circle: Closing Session

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 11:15 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Facilitator(s): Joy Klein, Alicia Szempruch | Location: Salon F

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Private Foundations Learning Circle: Closing Session

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 11:15 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Facilitator(s): Krystal Kappeler, Stephanie Panion | Location: Conrad C

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Public Charities Learning Circle: Closing Session

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 11:15 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM | Track or Session Type: Learning Circles | Facilitator(s): Erika Orsulak | Location: Conrad D

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Mall of America Outing

Start Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Start Time: 12:45 PM | End Time: 2:45 PM | Track or Session Type: Outings & Special Events | Location: Meet at 11th St. Bus Pick-up

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