The Living and Learning Summit - October 29, 2010

Mark your calendars for the 1st Annual Living and Learning Summit, Friday, October 29, 2010

Photo of a group of happy studentsSummit Overview

The Living and Learning Summit is dedicated to bringing together living and learning personnel in an effort to establish best practices and expertise for program success. This 1st Annual Summit is committed to fostering the exchange of ideas, enhancing methods to encourage living and learning student participation, student success and to providing a networking opportunity for Summit participants. This program will consist of professional presentations by Living and Learning Colleges and Program personnel. This year’s Summit theme is “How to Create a Successful Living and Learning Program.

Summit Brochure

Check out all of the exciting speakers and round table discussions!

We Need to Hear From You!

Want to share your “Best Practice and Expertise in Creating a Successful Living and Learning Program”? The 2010 Living and Learning Summit is looking for proposals to fill the formal presentation tracks. Issues involving student participation, career advising, peer leaders, student expectations, career networking, academic advising, and faculty participation in a Living and Learning Program or College will be covered.
Call for Proposals form (.doc).
Call for Proposals form (.pdf).

Guest Speaker: Dr. Wolff 

Dr. Tom 

This year the guest speaker will be Dr. Thomas Wolff. Dr. Wolff is the Associate Dean for engineering undergraduate studies at Michigan State University. His research expertise is in the area of geotechnical; reliability analysis of dams, levees and hydraulic structures, probabilistic analysis and reliability-based design. Associate Dean Wolff was recently elected to the National Council of Chi Epsilon, the national civil engineering honor society, at its national conclave at the University of Alabama on March 12, 2010. He serves in the position of National Marshal, the third leadership position in the society behind president and vice president.

Associate Dean Wolff will speak on the following subject: "Reflections of Student Success-Creation of a Living and Learning Program."

Dean Satish UdpaFrom the Dean of Engineering

Welcome to Michigan State University College of Engineering and the 2010 Living and Learning Summit. As you continue your collective efforts to building living and learning programs that promote student success it is my hope that this Summit will highlight the various opportunities for you to increase student participation, peer lead program success, student career networking opportunities, the visibility of academic advising, and faculty participation. On behalf of the College and the Summit Staff, thank you for your participation in this annual event.
Dr. Satish Udpa
Dean of Engineering 

Summit Registration Information

The Summit is on Friday, October 29, 2010 starting with a continental breakfast at 8:00 a.m., and will end by 5:00 p.m.

The Summit will be held at:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
Michigan State University
55 South Harrison Avenue
East Lansing, MI 48824

The cost of this Summit is $35.00.
Note: The registration fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and Summit materials.

Click here for the on-line registration form. (Mail only your check or money order if using this on-line registration form.)

OR click here for a downloadable PDF form. (Mail this form along with your check or money order.)

Make check or money order in US Dollars payable to:
Michigan State University College of Engineering (Summit)

and mail to:
Carmellia Davis-King
Summit Executive Director
Michigan State University
College of Engineering
1410 Engineering Building
East Lansing, MI 48823
(517) 355-6616 ext. 1

Feel free to call with any questions or concerns.