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Presentations

NATIONAL
Johnson, J. & Means, D.  Paving the Way:  Supporting College Students Who are Undocumented. March 2014.  Presented at the American College Personnel Association.  
 
Jaeger, A., & Means, D. Mixed method approaches in higher education research. November 2013. Program to be presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education. St. Louis, Missouri
 
Means, D. The spiritual journeys and spaces of Black gay male undergraduate students at predominantly White institutions. Program to be presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education. November 2013. St. Louis, Missouri
 

Means, D., LaPlante, K., & Miller Dyce, C. College access as a family affair: The educational engagement experiences of families of underserved high school students in a college access program. Program to be presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education. November 2013. St. Louis, Missouri

Means, D., & Pyne, K. “Who’s gonna survive” college: underrepresented students post-matriculation perceptions of college access capital. Program to be presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education. November 2013. St. Louis, Missouri

Means, D., & Jones, M. Building bridges: College to career for underrepresented college students. Presented at the American College Personnel Association. March 2013. Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Means, D., & Pyne, K. After access: First-generation, low-income students of color and the shaping of the first-year college identities. Research paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education’s Council on Ethnic Participation Pre-Conference. November 2012. Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
LaPlante, K., Means, D., & Miller-Dyce, C. A phenomenological case study approach to understanding the experiences of families of underserved high school students in a college access program. Research roundtable presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education. November 2012. Las Vegas, Nevada.
 

LaPlante, K., Means, D., Pyne, K. “College by design: Learning what works for marginalized students.” Philadelphia, PA. March 2012. Annual Conference of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

LaPlante, K., Means, D., Pyne, K., Scott, M.A. “Shaping identities, seeing futures: Learning about intersectionality and college access through participatory research.” Chicago, IL. November 2011. National Association for Multicultural Education.

LaPlante, K.. “Families at the Intersections:  Engaging diverse populations in a college access and success program.” Chicago, IL. November 2011. National Association for Multicultural Education.

Long, D.  "A university-community partnership to address college access and success." Developing 21st Century Leaders: Creating Paths to Success.” Atlanta, GA. April 2011. National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) Conference

Johnson, K., Means, D. “The Elon Academy: A best practice for college access and success.” Atlanta, Georgia. April 2011. Southern Association for College Admissions Counseling.

Long, D. “Engaging high school students in research: A participatory research project on college access.” Seattle, WA. March-April 2011. Society for Applied Anthropology.

Long, D. “Charter Class Documentary.” Seattle, WA. March-April 2011. Society for Applied Anthropology.

Means, D., Pyne, K., Scott, M.A. “Transformations at the intersections: Preliminary findings in a participatory research project on educational transformation among underserved high school students in the Pre-College Academy.” Seattle, WA. March 2011. Annual Conference for the Society of Applied Anthropology.

Means, D. “New angles: A university’s approach to addressing access and success.” Panama City, Florida. November 2010. Program presented at the Southern Association for College Student Affairs.

Long, D. “Advancing equity. Promoting success.” Washington, D.C. October 2010. Best Practices Gallery.

Means, D. “You don’t need music to jam: Elon Academy Book Jam.” Kansas City, MO. August 2010. Keynote presentation presented at the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Convention.

Davis, L., Flores, S., Gould, S., Long, D. “Lives enriched – Lives transformed: Students share their experiences.” Washington, D.C.  April 2009. Summer Changes Everything 2009: Johns Hopkins Summer Learning Conference.

Long, D., Means, D., Swartz, T. “Collaborating to replicate a summer college access program.” Washington, D.C.  April 2009. Summer Changes Everything 2009: Johns Hopkins Summer Learning Conference.

Long, D., Means, D., Swartz, T. “Collaborating to replicate a college-access program.” Chicago, IL. April 2009. Annual National Center for Summer Learning Conference.

Means, D. “Sustaining our future: A university-community partnership to address college access.” Washington, D.C. March 2009. Annual American College Personnel Association Conference.

Means, D. “The call to action: A university-community partnership to address college access.” Washington, D.C. March 2009. Annual American College Personnel Association Conference.

Klugman, J., Long, D. “University-based college access initiatives: Making a firm commitment and sharing what works.” September 2008. National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).

Johnson, K., Long, D., Means, D. “The Elon Academy: Education, leadership, outreach, now.” New Orleans, LA. March 2008. International Annual Conference of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Means, D. “Our responsibility to the community: A university-community partnership.” Dallas, Texas. November 2007. Annual Conference of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs.

Means, D. “The Elon Academy: Transforming a community through a college-access program.” Kansas City, MO. November 2007. Program presented at American College Personnel Association’s Annual Conference on Tools for Social Justice.

STATE

Crutchfield, S. Davis, L., Johnson, J.,  Keith, J., Means, D., &  Morales-Santos, A., Oldham, S., & Rebollar, C.  From First Year to Completion:  Supporting First-Generation and Low-Income Students. November 2013. Presented at the North Carolina/South Carolina College Personnel Association. 

Means, D., & Thomas, N. Learning what works for underrepresented college students. Program presented the North Carolina College Personnel Association. October 2012. Durham, North Carolina.

Means, D. Beyond higher education: Implications for supporting the career development of underrepresented college students. Program presented at the Annual North Carolina Career Development Association Conference. October 2012. High Point, North Carolina.

Long, D. "College access and scholarship programs: Strategies for supporting talented and gifted students." Call to Action: Raising Expectations and Closing Gaps for All Students, Howard N. Lee Institute for Equity and Opportunity in Education. September 2012. Greensboro, NC. (Invited presentation).

Crutchfield, S., Garcia-Pena, J., Means, D., Pyne, K., Tish, E., Torain, J. “The journey to college: Perspectives from underrepresented high school and college students in a college access and success program.” Durham, NC. February 2012. Program presented at the North Carolina College Access Conference.

Long, D., Means, D., O’Brien, M., Pyne, K., Scott, M.A. “Findings in a participatory research project on the college barriers and opportunities for underserved high school students.” November, 2011. Annual Conference for the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Charlotte, NC.

Long, D., Means, D., Scott, M.A. “The Elon Academy: A university-community partnership to address college access and success.” Elon University. Elon, NC. February 2011. North Carolina Campus Compact Civic Engagement Institute: Anchor Institutions.

Means, D., Williams, T. “College access and success for underrepresented students.” Chapel Hill, NC. October 2010. North Carolina College Personnel Association-North Carolina Housing Officers Joint Conference.

Long, D. “The Elon Academy: A four - ohase college access and success program.” Elon University. Elon, NC. September 2010. First Annual North Carolina Colleges and Universities (NCICU). Independent College Access Network (ICAN) Conference. (Elon Academy was selected as a featured program.)

Holloway, P., Means, D. “Navigating the highway to higher education: An analysis of college access.” Winston-Salem, NC. November 2009. Annual Conference of the North Carolina College Personnel Association.

Johnson, K., Means, D. “A new angle: A university-community partnership to address college access.” Raleigh, NC. April 2009. Southern Association for College Admissions Counseling.

Means, D. “Sustaining our future: A university-community partnership to address college access.” Asheville, NC. November 2008. North Carolina College Personnel Association.

Long, D., Means, D. “Building bridges together: The Elon Academy college-access program.” Raleigh, NC. October 2008. Hispanic Achievement Conference: Crossing Bridges Together.

LOCAL

Moore, J., Patch, P., & Pyne, K. Assessing student learning in a modified section of ENG 110 (an Elon Academy-college writing program initiative). Celebrate! Elon University Faculty Research Showcase. April 2011.