Events

UPCOMING EVENT

The Leadership and Mentoring Institute (LMI) sponsored by the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) prepares tenured faculty and mid-level administrators for the next phase of academic leadership.  Specifically, LMI provides participants with the tools needed to enhance their leadership capacities and improve opportunities for advancement. To date, 65% of our alumni, representing all institutional types and sectors, have been promoted subsequent to their participation in LMI.   The Institute's curriculum is delivered by leading scholars and administrators from across the country. 

 

Please take a few minutes to watch the LMI video to hear alumni discuss the value of the LMI experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7POSPYZq7k

The application deadline of April 1 is fast approaching.  To learn more about LMI and/or to submit an application, please visit our website at http://lmiexperience.org/

May 28 - June 1, 2019

National Conference on Race & Ethnicity (NCORE) (Portland, OR)

https://ncore.ou.edu/en/pdx/

April 20, 2019

2019 Black and Latino Male Summit (Champaign, IL)

https://oiir.illinois.edu/2019_BLMS

March 24-27, 2019

American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) Annual Conference (Indianapolis, IN)

https://www.aabhe.education/conference

March 9-13, 2019

2019 NASPA Annual Conference African American Men’s Summit (Los Angeles, CA)

https://conference.naspa.org/program/sessions/AAMenSummit

October 19, 2018

"When and Where I Enter"

The Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) hosted a Presidents Reception on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm to celebrate the accomplishment of these SIX African American Women College Presidents:

Dr. Peggy F.J. Bradford, Shawnee Community College

Dr. Gloria Gibson, Northeastern Illinois University

Ms. Kimberly Hollingsworth, Olive-Harvey College

Dr. Sylvia Jenkins, Moraine Valley Community College

Atty. Zaldwadyna Scott, Chicago State University

Dr. Lynnette Stokes, South Suburban Community College

December 10 - 12, 2017

2017 NASPA Multicultural Institute: Advancing Equity and Inclusive Practice

Hyatt Regency New Orleans - New Orleans, Louisiana

https://www.naspa.org/events/2017NMI

November 1-5, 2017

The National Association for Multicultural Education

Advancing and Advocating for Social Justice & Equity

Salt Lake City, Utah

http://www.nameorg.org/name2017_conference.php

October 18-20, 2017

2017 National Conference of The Association of Black Women in Higher Education, Inc.
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Oct 18-20, 2017

http://abwhe.org/2017-abwhe-conference/

2017 ICBCHE Drive-In Conference (Central)

Eastern Illinois University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

IALHEA Diversity Dialogue and Research Forum

"Building and Creating Better communities: Addressing the Social Determinants of Health"

 

University of Illinois at Chicago - Student Center East, Illinois Room 

 

You are cordially invited to the IALHEA Diversity Dialogue and Research Forum. The Illinois
Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) and the Illinois Latino Committee
on Higher Education (ILACHE) together with campus partners are involved in a collaborative
effort to increase the participation of students-of-color on college and university campuses across
the state of Illinois. The goals are to increase faculty-student research collaborations; facilitate
mentor relationships between faculty, professional staff, and students of color, and increase the
persistence of students-of-color in academia and enhance their research skills. The event will
showcase the scholarly work of underrepresented students from Illinois. 

 

Click HERE to download the flyer with the registration link and conference details.

Friday, April 29, 2016

ILACHE 24th Annual Professional & Student Development Conference"Reshaping Latino Access to Higher Education: Realities, Challenges and Opportunities"Northern Illinois UniversityClick HERE for conference information

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus MAP Grant Rally

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, October 18, 2015

The Vivian G. Harsh Society, Inc.

Platinum Anniversary Celebration & Dinner

 

Sunday, October 18

2:00-5:00 p.m.

Woodson Regional Library

95th and Halsted

Harsh Collection Room

 

Join us as we honor the founders of the Harsh Society and celebrate our accomplishments.

Click HERE to download the flyer with more details.

PLEASE NOTE - The 2015 Annual Professional and Student Leadership Conference has been cancelled.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

The Vivian G. Harsh Research Symposium - "Storming the Gates" Panel & Video Showing at the Woodson Library. 

 

This documentary on Black and Latino access and history into Higher Education in Illinois followed by a panel discussion on collaboration across diverse groups "Bridging Communities on Campus, in Chicago and Beyond" This video was produced by Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) in partnership with the Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education (ILACHE).

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) and the Illinois Latino Committee on Higher Education (ILACHE) are involved in a collaborative effort to increase the participation of underrepresented students on college and university campuses across the State of Illinois.  Through the two groups combined efforts the IALHEA Diversity Dialogue and Research Forum will take place on April 15, at the University of Illinois at Chicago Student Center East.

 

Register at
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eaeo4sbr30714cf7&llr=7uawahcab

February 27, 2014

ICBCHE held its 2014 Central Region Drive-In Conference at Eastern Illinois University.  More than eighty people registered and attended this event.

November 20, 2013

The Staff and Faculty Council of SIUC and the Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education co-sponsored a Fireside Chat, which featured  Dr. Arthur Sutton and Mr. Jonathan Lackland.  Dr. Sutton is the IBHE Deputy Director of Diversity and Outreach and Mr. Lackland is the IBHE Deputy Director of Advancement, External and Governmental Relations.  Instead of a formal presentation, complete with power point presentations, the gentlemen conducted an interactive conversation with the audience concerning matters taking place in Illinois Higher Education that will have grave consequences on employees and students.  In addition to the 3:00 pm chat with professional employees, the gentlemen will held a similar interactive conversation with students, highlighting issues of interest to students. Download the Fireside Chat summary for more event highlights.

 

For more information contact:

Alfred Jackson, ICBCHE Regional Vice Chair

ajackson@siu.edu

November 21, 2013

The DePaul University School for New Learning and ICBCHE  hosted a screening of “Storming the Gates: the Struggle for Access to Higher Education in Illinois.”

The event took place at DePaul University Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Building, Lower Level Theater, room LL102 14th East Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL  60604

 

http://events.depaul.edu/event/storming_the_gates_the_struggle_for_access_to_higher_education_in_illinois

 

For more information contact:

Kurtis Todd, Campus Coordinator & Adjunct Faculty

Vice President of DePaul University Staff Council

ktodd@depaul.edu

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