7th National Dominican Student Conference
Friday, March 29, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
TOP TEN REASONS TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE (in no particular order):
- Get a chance to perform and or listen to your talented primos at our Open Mic!
- Dominican Comedy Show: how often do you hear live Dominican-American comedy ?? Not often! This is your chance!!
- Mala Fe will be at our Party Con Lo Pie aka This year's ending celebration will likely top all parties you've ever attended.
- Dominican Art Exhibit
- Dinner will feature Pernil, Moro de Habichuelas, Ensalda de Papa and networking conversations with your peers!
- Networking at our rganization fair- learn about fellowships, internships, scholarships, and opportunities for you to make a difference!
- Small breakout sessions + Less Panelists=More time for Q&A & deep discussion
- Theme: PELEANDO INJUSTICIAS HACIENDO NOTICIAS, this conference is specifically about making change! You will be empowered!
- Keynote- If you've ever written a paper on Dominican history or identity you must have quoted Dr. Silvio Torres-Saillant's work. He is THE expert on the matter.
- We are giving out free souvenirs!! You will want to be here for it
PLUS $40 for four meals, a comedy show, free housing, a party with a live performer and over 15 guest speakers is a really good deal!
When & Where
IF YOU WILL BE TAKING PUBLIC TRANSPORTAION TO NEW HAVEN TRAIN STATION YOU WILL NEED TO RESERVE A SEAT ON THE SHUTTLE TO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY. IT WILL BE NO MORE THAN $15. Please fill out THIS SURVEY so we can make sure that we have appropriately sized vehicles to meet the transportation demands. We will post the link to buy your shuttle ticket later this week.
Please see our website for hotel options: http://dominicanstudentconference.com/housing
Wesleyan students have a two week spring break starting this Friday night. Some of us are going out of the country. If you have any time-sensitive questions we suggest you reach out to us now for the most help. We will have someone answering emails during break but please be patient, in the case that there is a delay.
DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS SUNDAY MARCH 24TH.
WesQuisqueya is now on a two week spring break. Please keep this in mind as you try to contact us over the next two weeks. For specific questions feel free to contact Keila Perez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On campus housing is now extremely limited. We encourage those who are registering now to please look to the different hotel options listed on our website for housing.
If you are traveling via public transportation coming into New Haven- please purchase your shuttle ticket to Wesleyan using this link. We strongly encourage you to buy your tickets by Tomorrow Thursday at 12pm to secure your seat!
The ticket is $15 each way. Look for the event titled National Dominican Student Conference form New Haven to Wesleyan and from Wesleyan to New Haven and click buy tickets on the right; you will have to purchase each way separately. Once you pay, your name will be put on a list and the bus driver will let you get on the bus when you give him/her your name. We will have two easily identifiable Wesleyan students at New Haven to help you find the bus. Please be on time for the shuttle; it leaves New Haven on Friday at 6:30pm and leaves Wesleyan to go back to New Haven at 12:00pm on Sunday.