The 2018 MSI Convening will be held on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20 in Dallas, Texas. Proposals will be accepted from Friday, March 2 through Friday, June 8. We hope you will join us!
Richland College in collaboration with the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institution (AANAPISI) Program hosts an annual two day conference for institutions of higher education interested in improving minority student success. The focus of the conference is to convene and discuss effective research, initiatives and programs that impact the academic success of students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs).
Convening presentations each year are intended to demonstrate data driven or data informed processes that:
Proposals for workshops that focus on collecting and using data effectively, and presentations on evidence-based programs and initiatives are being accepted from Friday, March 2 through Friday, June 8.
With great weather and the State Fair of Texas, Dallas is a great place to be in October! The MSI Convening is free for both presenters and attendees, but registration is required. Use the menu links to obtain information about the convening hotel and an overview of the 2018 MSI Convening schedule. Registration will open in late spring.
Information on these categories and a list of institutions that qualify based on enrollment data can be found on
this Department of Education website.
Richland College 12800 Abrams Rd Dallas, TX 75243
For more information or questions, contact the 2018 MSI Convening Chair, Dr. LaQueta L. Wright at
Lwright@dcccd.edu or 972-238-6230 (Central Standard Time).
Funded by a grant from the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution program of the U.S. Department of Education. This program is supported in part (approximately 30%, or approximately $9,000) by a grant (PO31L150024) from the US Department of Education, with the remainder (approximately 70%, or $21,000) provided from non-federal sources.
Dr. LaQueta Wright 2018 MSI Convening Chair 972-238-6230