2019 Region VI Conference | November 8–10 | University of Cincinnati
Region VI looks forward to welcoming attendees to an engaging educational experience at the University of Cincinnati. The three-day conference schedule offers diverse educational sessions, relevant all-conference programs, interactive conference activities, and opportunities to network with others from across the region.
The conference event guide is now available through ACUI's mobile experience provider, Eventsential. To access this, download "Eventsential" from your smartphone's app store; login to your existing account, or create an account using the same email as
you have on your ACUI account (be sure to confirm your email address via the confirmation email); search for "ACUI;" and add the 2019 ACUI Region VI Conference.
All information in the mobile experience can also be accessed online. This includes conference schedule, maps, attendee lists, and sponsor information. More detailed session information
will be available soon.
Are you interested in sponsoring the 2019 Regional Conference? There are many opportunities to get involved. Please contact Don Rohel at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Keynote: Joshua Rivedal
Joshua Rivedal is the creator and founder of Changing Minds: A Mental Health Based Curriculum and The i’Mpossible Project. He has spoken about suicide prevention, mental health, diversity, anti-bullying, and storytelling across the world. He currently serves on the advisory board of Docz, a startup peer-to-peer mental health app. In addition to being a published author, he is trained in human capital management with an emphasis in coaching from NYU and is also trained in QPR, ASIST, and the teacher’s edition of emotional intelligence at Yale University’s Center for Emotional Intelligence. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, children, and lots of small animals.
During the conference opening, guest speakers will share insights on a variety of topics impacting campus community and the populations served by college union professionals—focusing on inclusion, mental health, and hunger and homelessness on college campuses. ACUI Talks will feature the following guests from the University of Cincinnati:
Bleuzette Marshall, Ph.D., Vice President for Equity, Inclusion & Community Impact
Debra Merchant, JD, Vice President of Student Affairs
Tara Scarborough, Psy.D., Executive Director of Health and Wellness
On Sunday along with the brunch, the closing all-conference session will be a panel discussion centered around the importance of service in higher education and the community. Perspectives will be shared related to veterans, student government, and civic
engagement. Featured panelists will include:
Chris Fishpaw, Director of Student Leadership Programs, University of Dayton
Travis Roy, Coordinator of Veterans Resource Station, Northern Kentucky University
Emily Snooks, Civic Engagement Assistant Area Manager, IUPUI
Todd Stoltzfus, Program Director for Service-Learning and Community Partnerships, University of Kentucky
Moderator: Brian Starkel, Senior Assistant Director, IUPUI
Parking and Homecoming Information
Please note that the regional conference weekend will be University of Cincinnati's Homecoming, with many game day activities taking place around campus near the Tangeman University Center.
Recommended parking locations for the conference are in the U-Square Garage or Calhoun Garage location on
the south side of campus near the conference hotel (Fairfield Inn & Suites Cincinnati Uptown/University Area).
Please pay attention to reserve parking spaces in all garages.
Calhoun Street will be closed for Homecoming Parade staging during Saturday morning, and the garage will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, November 8.
Additional parking options are highlighted in orange on the campus map in the conference
guide, along with pedestrian and ADA accessible routes to get to the Tangeman University Center.