Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin

Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin

Friday, April 10, 2020, 9:30am-4pm
Madison College Truax Campus , (Room D1630)

This day-long symposium is free, open to the public, and will include lunch and other refreshments. However, registration is required—Please register at:
refugeesuccess.eventbrite.com

The symposium Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin will bring together educators, refugee resettlement and service providers, refugees, scholars, employers, and community members. At the symposium, we will learn about the personal resilience, barriers, and supports that impact the college and career success of refugees in our state, and discuss and plan policies to expand their success. Come ready to partner with your colleagues and:

Speakers

Judy Marquez Kiyama
Associate Professor & Department Chair, Higher Education, University of Denver
Education Access & Opportunity in Restrictive Times: The Postsecondary Realities of Refugee Communities

Paul Van Auken
Associate Professor & Department Chair, Sociology, UW-Oshkosh
Finding Their Place: Data, Photos, and Stories from a Multi-site Study of Refugee Resettlement