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International Partnerships Planning for SLI 2012

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Time

Activity

Space/Location

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Registration & Check In

  • SLI participants will check in and receive program, lodging keys and info, and folders.

 

Location

 

Parking will be available.

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Special Pre-Conference Programming

This may include:

 

  • Tours of campus and community
  • Open space workshop
  • Special sessions offered by partners
  • Games and free time 

 

Bonner's Going Global! Roundtable: Come learn about the new developments with international partnerships initiative, as well as contribute your ideas. This meeting will feature international partner organizations and others in the network with an interest in sharing ideas and expanding international programming. We look forward to hearing your ideas and how the Bonner Network can better support your program to go from local to global!

5:45 pm to 7:00 pm

Dinner available.

Dining Hall

7:15 pm to 9:00 pm

All Group Summer Leadership Institute Welcome

Featuring speakers and introduction to Carson-Newman College and SLI 2012

Gentry Auditorium

9:00 pm to 12:00 am

Social Activities

 

 

TBD

 

 

Time

Activity

Space/Location

7:45 am to 8:45 am

Breakfast with Optional Programming Available (yoga, zumba, spiritual reflection)

  • All Bonner Service participants will depart after for service.  

Location

 

 

9:00 am to 10:00 am

All Group Morning Session.   
A rousing start to the day may include:

  • Introduction to the day’s theme
  • Special presentations by Bonner partners, faculty, and students.
  • Special speaker Paul Loeb,author of Soul of a Citizen and founder of the Campus Engagement Election Project. 

 

Gentry Auditorium

10:00 am to 10:15 am

Break to move to workshops.

 

Coffee, tea, and snacks available

10:15 am to 11:15 am

Elective Workshops

Featuring a choice of 10-15 sessions.

1: Launching the International Partnerships Initiative This workshop is the introductory session to the International Partnerships Track, which will showcase the various resources, projects, and programs that have been in development over the past 3 years that you can now integrate into your program including the Bonner Global Engagement Curriculum, the International Partnerships Best Practices Library, the Bonner Global Village Network, and the new curriculum for inspiring social entrepreneurship abroad based on the Bonner Common Commitments. These are all trainings, curriculums, and resources you can use in managing and implementing your next International Partnership and/or trip. In this workshop, you'll learn what's new in the Network and how you can build out your program from local to global! Featuring Kelly Behrend & Jeff Lieberman

11:15 am to 11:30 pm

Break to move to next workshops.

 

Coffee, tea, and snacks available

11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Elective Workshops (Open Space)

Featuring a choice of 10-15 sessions.

2: Bonner Global Village Network: Orange Walk, Belize Come learn more about the founding Bonner Global Village in Belize. A group of Bonners from across the network traveled there last week to engage with Belizian youth, share the common commitments, and promote social entrepreneurship and civic engagement as a way to stimulate the local economy at the Bonner Global Conference 2012. We hope to continue our relationship with this community — come learn how you can get involved and/or participate in next year's Bonner Global Conference in Belize!

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Lunch

Dining Hall

1:30 pm to 2:45 pm

Track Meetings.  Each of the tracks will meet including:

  • Bonner Congress
  • Bonner Interns
  • Faculty
  • Administrators & Partners

Various larger spaces

2:45 pm to 3:00 pm

Break to move to next workshops.

 

Coffee, tea, and snacks available

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Elective Workshops

Featuring a choice of 10-15 sessions.

3: Introducing the Bonner-SIT Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship Program We are pleased to introduce a new Bonner Network Partnership with the School for International Training, which has coordinated international exchange and study abroad programs since 1932. Now, Bonners can access a special SIT-Bonner Scholarship that can dramatically reduce costs for an immersive study abroad semester in one of their 60 programs around the world. Each Study Abroad program features a unique Independent Study Project component, through which we have developed some projects and ideas for Bonners to continue their service and capacity-building internationally by plugging into SIT's network of strategic global partnerships. Come to this session to learn more about where in the world this partnership could take you!

4:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Break to move to next workshops.

 

Coffee, tea, and snacks available

4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Elective Workshops (Open Space)

Featuring a choice of 10-15 sessions.

4: Resources for International Partnerships If you have some resources, partnerships, ideas, or connections that could contribute to the progress of the International Partnerships Initiative, come share them with us! Got a great alternative spring break partner that would want to host other campuses? Heard about a cool training program or reflection piece that could help students prepare for international engagement? Want to learn how Bonner is integrating the Common Commitments with Social Entrepreneurship to rebuild local economies? Come share and learn!

5:15 pm on

Dinner off campus

  • Various restaurants in Knoxville and Jefferson City
  • We may identify some special options for evening programming in Knoxville (oriented around the arts)

Location

 

 

8 pm on

Evening Social Activities  
Several options will be available

 

TBA

 

 

Time

Activity

Space/Location

7:45 am to 8:45 am

Breakfast with Optional Programming Available (yoga, zumba, spiritual reflection)

  • All Bonner Service participants will depart after for service.  

Location

 

 

9:00 am to 9:45 am

All Group Morning Session.   
A rousing start to the day may include:

  • Introduction to the day’s theme
  • Special presentations by Bonner partners, faculty, and students.

 

Gentry Auditorium — International Focus, featuring brief introduction to the International Partnerships Initiative from Kelly Behrend, as well as partner spotlights for Peacework, Teach on the Beach, and SIT about opportunities to engage globally in a strategic way.

9:45 am to 10:00 am

Break to move to track meetings.

 

Coffee, tea, and snacks available

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Track Meetings.  Each of the tracks will meet including:

  • Bonner Congress (5 minute International Spotlight: Teach on the Beach)
  • Bonner Interns (5 minute International Spotlight: Teach on the Beach)
  • Faculty
  • Administrators & Partners (10 minute International Spotlight: Peacework & SIT on "Capacity Building" Abroad — questions here include connections with study abroad offices for SIT, interest in scheduling trips with Peacework, suggesting a Bonner Global Village Site)

Various larger spaces

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Lunch and Networking Fair

Dining Hall 

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Reflection Circles (by campus teams)

TBA

2:30 pm to 2:45 pm

Break to move to workshops

 

Coffee, tea, and snacks available

2:45 pm to 3:45 pm

Elective Workshops

Featuring a choice of 10-15 sessions.

5: Bonner Global Village Network: Busua, Ghana Join in on a live Skype session with Bonners currently serving in the Bonner Global Village Community of Busua, Ghana with Teach on the Beach. You'll be able to meet Bonners and the Ghanaian youth they're working with, as well as learn more about Teach on the Beach and how you can get involved in the future. 

3:45 pm to 4:00 pm

Break to move to workshops

 

Coffee, tea, and snacks available

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Elective Workshops

Featuring a choice of 10-15 sessions.

6. ??????

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Dinner 

Dining Hall 

7:30 pm on

Social Activities (possibly evening programming)

TBA

 

 

 

 

Time

Activity

Space/Location

7:45 am to 8:45 am

Breakfast with Optional Programming Available (yoga, zumba, spiritual reflection)

  • All Bonner Service participants will depart after for service.  

Location

 

 

9:00 am to 10:15 am

Track Meetings.  Each of the tracks will meet including:

  • Bonner Congress 
  • Bonner Interns
  • Faculty
  • Administrators & Partners
  • All Bonner Service

Various larger spaces

10:15 am to 11:00 am

Final Reflection Circles: Taking It Home

 

TBA

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Closing Session

  • Featuring All Bonner Service Presentations

Various larger spaces

 

 

 

 

 

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