Friday, September 6
Registration on 3rd Floor and Snacks
Welcome: Steve Virgil (WFU)
Introduction: Students Uniting Campuses To Address Hunger
Option 1: Stop Hunger Now Meal Packaging Event
Option 2: Campus Kitchen Shift with Winston-Salem community
Service Reflection & Becoming a Passionate Hunger Advocate
Ryan O’Donnell (NCSU) & Irene Cadwell (National Student Campaign Against Hunger & Homelessness)
Dinner “Feed the Soil, Feed the People: Ending Hunger through Regenerative Agriculture”
Fred Bahnson, Wake Forest University School of Divinity
Viewing Hunger Through Arts & Humanities: This interactive session will give participants an opportunity to read, reflect, and create art.
Aimee Mepham and Brittany Forniotis, Wake Forest University
Late Night Ice Cream Social
Saturday, September 7
Registration & Breakfast
Opening & Welcome Address
Penny Rue, Wake Forest University
Provost Rogan Kersh, Wake Forest University
Mike Giancola, North Carolina State University Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service
Best Practice Break out sessions:
- Political Engagement around Hunger (Ken Patterson, RESULTS)
- Developing a Comprehensive Hunger Curriculum (Harriet Giles and Kate Thorton, Auburn University Hunger Institute)
- Engaging Peers for Social Change [Shoshanna Goldin (WFU), Brendan Rice (UAB), Devin Yeomans (Auburn)]
- Service Learning Pedagogy as a Tool for Engaging Students on Hunger (Norma-May Isakow, WFU)
- The Campus Kitchen: Using waste to create partnerships and develop leaders (Shelley Sizemore, Jessica Wallace, and Brad Shugoll, WFU)
- Serving in the University Community: the Campus Food Pantry [P.J. Adams (NCSU), Ellen Furby (NCSU), Mike Giancola (NCSU), Helen T. Mandalinic (Guilford College), Sally Parlier (Durham Technical Community College)]
- Food Insecurity Policies and Food Assistance Programs (Maureen Berner, UNC-CH)
Keynote Lunch: “Public Policy Responses to Childhood Hunger”
Dr. David C. Ribar, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
1:15- 2 p.m.
Creating and Personal and Public Narrative about Hunger (facilitated by Ken Patterson, RESULTS)
Ken Patterson will facilitate table discussions about creating a personal narrative (my story) and public narrative (our collective story) about why we care about hunger to set the stage for our afternoon breakout discussions on how campuses can collaborate to increase our effectiveness in fighting against hunger.
Regional Collaboration Break out sessions: University leaders and selected community partners will lead sessions about regional challenges. Participants will work towards developing collaborative action plans to combat regional hunger.
- Western: Beth Parrish, Western Peidmont Community College
- Triangle: Dr. Tabitha Underwood, Meredith College
- Triad: Steve Caldwell, Elon University
- Eastern: Dennis McCunney, East Carolina University
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Next Steps : Lisa Keyne, North Carolina Campus Compact