Professional Program Schedule


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Check-in & Continental Breakfast
Campus Center Gallery & Ballroom A
9:00 - 9:10 AM

Welcome Remarks
President Joel Bloom
Campus Center Ballroom A

9:10 AM - 9:15 AM Title IX Coordinator Remarks 
Dr. Laura Valente
Campus Center Ballroom A
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Keynote Address
Rhasheda Douglas, Esq.
Campus Center Ballroom A
9:40 AM - 10:40 AM

Conducting Title IX Investigations: The Challenge
in Seeking to Uncover the Truth

Tricia B. O'Reilly, Esq. and Mariel L. Belanger, Esq.

Campus Center Ballroom B

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Title IX: A Look at the Year 2016 in Review and What’s Next

Holly C. Stern, Esq. and Christine S. Li, Esq.

Campus Center Ballroom B

11:30 AM - 11:40 AM BREAK
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Round Table & Networking

Dr. Laura Valente

​​​Campus Center Ballroom B

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Resource Fair
Campus Center Ballroom A
1:40 PM - 2:40 PM

"Swallow This!" Theater Performance
Stony Brook University

Campus Center Ballroom A

​"Yeah Maybe No" A Documentary on Consent

Facilitated Discussion Sean Dowd, MEd

Campus Center 240

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Closing Remarks & Certificate Distribution
Campus Center Ballroom A

Thank you to our Title IX Student Summit Planning Committee for their hard work and persistence in making this summit a reality.

We would also like to recognize the following sponsors for their generosity and support!

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Office of the Dean of Students

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Student Senate

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Graduate Student Association