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MCC student Terence Durham inside MCC's Downtown Campus food pantry


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Monroe Community College, Brighton Campus
Warshof Conference Center, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center
(Monroe A & B)

MORNING SESSION
8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15 a.m.

Welcome & Announcements
Lloyd Holmes, Ph.D., vice president, Student Services
Monroe Community College

President's Welcome
Anne M. Kress, Ph.D., president
Monroe Community College

SUNY Food Insecurity Task Force Welcome
John Graham, Ph.D., associate provost, Student Affairs 
State University of New York

Randi Shubin Dresner, president/CEO
Island Harvest

9:15-10:00 a.m.

Keynote Speakers I
E. Christine Baker-Smith O'Malley, Ph.D., senior research manager
Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice, Temple University

Marissa Meyers, practitioner-researcher
Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice, Temple University

Followed by Q&A

10:00-10:45 a.m. 

Response Panel I
Patricia Thompson, assistant vice chancellor, Student Financial Aid Services
State University of New York

Leah Wentworth, Ph.D., director, Health Initiatives and Research
State University of New York

Susan Zimet, special assistant to governor/Food and Anti-Hunger Policy coordinator
New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance

Followed by Q&A

10:45-11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00-11:45 a.m.

Keynote Speaker II
David Croom, assistant director, Postsecondary Achievement and Innovation (Ascend)
The Aspen Institute

Followed by Q&A

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Response Panel II
Joi Bass Smith, program officer
Single Stop USA

Mitch Gruber, Ph.D., chief program officer
Foodlink Inc.

Brendan Caluneo, representative
State University of New York Student Assembly

Followed by Q&A
AFTERNOON SESSION
12:30-12:45 p.m. Lunch Pickup & Break

12:45-1:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker III
Leila Costa, sustainability manager
Sodexo

Followed by Q&A

1:30-2:00 p.m.

Response Panel III
Dan Egan, executive director
Feeding New York State

Gretchen Wood, CFRE, chief advancement officer and executive director
Monroe Community College Foundation

2:00-2:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker IV
Rachel Sumekh, CEO/founder
Swipe Out Hunger

2:30-3:15 p.m. Table Exercise
3:15-3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Anne M. Kress, Ph.D., president
Monroe Community College