Moderators are Breanna Staffon, of Newburgh, a Cazenovia College sophomore majoring in social science, and Dr. John Robert Greene, Paul J. Schupf Professor of History and Humanities at Cazenovia College, who is also the conference coordinator.
Hour-long breakout panel discussions, beginning at 10:10 a.m., focus on advocacy for protection from sexual violence, advocacy through the arts, advocacy for fairness, advocacy in social services, advocacy in the health profession, advocacy in public, and government relations, advocacy in inclusive education; and the keynote presenters will continue their discussion with those interested in advocacy in the political system. To view the complete program, visit cazenovia.edu/wheler.
An invitation only luncheon, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., features the fourth annual Sarah Webster Addresses, by Jasmyne Cole, of Cincinnatus, a junior majoring in social science at Cazenovia College, and Margaret Moreno of Syracuse, a student at Corcoran High School. Their talks will focus on their personal perspectives on the world in the last decade.
Immediately following the luncheon, Brad Wheler will sign copies of his book, "Snappy Sayings: Wit & Wisdom from the World's Greatest Minds," an inspired collection of poignant quotes that resonate with readers of all ages. Wheler is also the author of "EIGHTEEN 6/10/71: The Poetry of John G. Hunter III," and "Dog Sayings: Wit & Wisdom from Man's Best Friend."
At 3:30 p.m., Dr. Eric Boyer, professor of English at Cazenovia College, will host the final panel of the day, a screening of the movie, "Charlie Wilson's War," in McDonald Lecture Hall.