Schedule

 

JULY 20-23, 2017 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

A quick view of our schedule is below (Updates are made continuously). All activities except for Saturday when we visit a local HBCU are at the hotel

 Thursday, July 20, 2017

4:00pm- 9:00pm- Registration (Sal0n 2 and 3 Foyer)

6:30pm- Greetings/Introductions/Conference Overview (The Grand ballroom)

7:30pm- Opening Speaker: Motivational Speaker (TBA)

9:30pm- Opening Reception (French Quarter Bar room)

Friday, July 21, 2017

6:30am-8:30am- Continental Breakfast [Flow] – (French Corner Bar room)

7:00am-7:30am- Zumba (Uptown)

9:00am -10:15am- Introduction and Conference Overview - Dale Williams, Founder of Leadership for Queens (The Grand Ballroom) This session gives an overview about the unspoken rules and expectations for Campus Royalty as well as challenges kings and queens to get ready for the road ahead.

10:30am-11:45am-LINK UP sponsored by Silver Spoon (The Grand Ballroom) This session will explain how to create a professional profile on LinkedIn networking tool to find connections for job opportunities. (You will have the option to take a business head shot)

11:45pm-12:15pm -Buffet Etiquette: Denise Marcia. Etiquette Coach (The Grand Ballroom)

12:15pm-1:45pm-Lunch (Lafayette Ballroom)

Luncheon Speaker: TBA

BREAKOUTS: 2:00pm-3:15pm

BREAKOUT I- Queens: Leading with a Broken Heart – Lecia Rives, ESQ. (Audubon)  

BREAKOUT II-Kings: Black Male Empowerment session (Broadmoor)

BREAKOUT III-Advisors: Conference Overview/Orientation: Dale Williams, Founder Leadership for Queens and Silver Spoon (Fountainbleau). This session gives current and up-to-date information in the advising world. Advisors will have an opportunity to meet and dialogue with conference organizers to address concerns, current trends as well as tips to help one advise more effectively.

                                                 BREAKOUTS 3:30pm-4:45pm

BREAKOUT I- Queens: Leading with a Broken Heart Cont. – Lecia Rives, ESQ.  (Audubon)  

BREAKOUT II- Kings: Creating your Swagger and Success and Restoring the Male Image -Tony Forte (Urban Professor www.urbanprofessor.com) and – Dr. Alex Ellis (author of Restoring the Male Image (Broadmoor)

BREAKOUT III-Advisors: Conference Overview/Orientation Cont: Dale Williams, Founder Leadership for Queens and Silver Spoon (Fountainbleau). This session gives current and up-to-date information in the advising world. Advisors will have an opportunity to meet and dialogue with conference organizers to address concerns, current trends as well as tips to help one advise more effectively.

BREAKOUTS 5:00pm-6:00pm

BREAKOUT I- Queens: Beauty Counter Healthy Makeup Tips   Myshel Professional Artist http://www.myshelmusic.com/ (Audubon)  

BREAKOUT II- Kings: Creating your Swagger and Success and Restoring the Male Image - CONT. Tony Forte (Urban Professor www.urbanprofessor.com) and – Dr. Alex Ellis (author of Restoring the Male Image (Broadmoor)

 7:30pm- Fine Dining 101: Etiquette DinnerDenise Marcia, Etiquette Coach 

10:30pm-King-to-King (kings only) (Former kings share their experience candidly. Kings will discuss their concerns and have time to spend with those who have walked in their paths) (please wear your University or College t-shirt) (Audubon)

10:30pm-Queen to Queen (queens only) (Former queens share their experience candidly Queens will discuss their concerns and have time to spend with those who have walked in their paths) (please wear your University or College t-shirt) (Broadmoor)

 Saturday, July 22, 2017

8:00am-depart (local visit to HBCU TBA the some breakout sessions will change)

8:30am-9:15am- Welcome/Breakfast

BREAKOUTS: 9:45am-11:00am

BREAKOUT I -The Queen’s Secret: Key Elements of Walking in Royalty –Amanda Andrews founder of Queens Guide to Life (former Miss Lincoln University) www.thequeensguidetolife.com  Poised, graceful, elegant, classy – all words used to describe a queen.  The gracefulness of her walk, the fluidity of her wave, the dignified lift of her head…what is her secret?  In this session, Amanda Andrews, CEO of The Queen’s Guide to Life, will unpack the essential elements needed to enhance your reign and achieve your royal objectives.

BREAKOUT II-Planning the Perfect Coronation  –Anthony Jones, Founder Kings’ Konnection   This session explores ideas, tips, and resources to help you create a Coronation that is a night to remember that everyone can enjoy. Learn practical tips you can use to create the perfect night.

BREAKOUT III-Impress your Audience: The Art of Public Speaking -Leica Rives, ESQ. This session teaches basic speaking tips to help Kings and Queens to be more confident in front of an audience. Attend this comprehensive workshop to learn how to

BREAKOUT IV – (Queens only) What Have I Gotten Myself Into? Maneuvering Around Regal Dilemmas-Jessica Canty, founder of Queen to Queen, Inc., www.QueentoQueen.com This presentation will equip Queens with skills to handle regal dilemmas by being proactive rather than reactive. In addition, we will provide expertise on ways to gracefully overcome obstacles a Queen may experience during her reign.  

BREAKOUT V: 3 Essentials to Discovering “The Power in Knowing Your Why” WHY NOW, WHY ME, WHY NOT ME?  Grayce Bernard Author-Coach-Speaker www.cgraycebernard.com   As you look at where you are right now you have found some measure of success, but you have only scratched the surface of what’s possible for you. There will be moments along your path where fear will creep in and attempt to steal your resolve, but you must muster the courage to push, push harder, push past it. Your passion for your why will help give you that edge. Expect there to be mishaps, bumps in the road, side action but do not allow these inconsistencies to deter you. In this moment, this is where The Power in Knowing Your Why crosses paths with your full potential.

BREAKOUT VI -How to Effectively Utilize Your Platform- Radiance Pittman  -former Miss Coppin State University-This session will look at different platforms options to serve your campus and community. 

BREAKOUT VII-Food for the Soul: Advisors Have Feelings (Ballroom B3) -Mary Terry Wiley. This session gives advisors an introspective look at themselves to see if they are advising internally or externally.  It allows advisor to holistically look at themselves and refresh for the upcoming year.

 BREAKOUTS: 11:15am-12:30pm

BREAKOUT I -Handle it, with Poise and Confidence (UC 205c) – Joyce Allison Assistant Coordinator and Advisor, Mister and Miss Morgan State University. Now you have the crown and with the crown comes many pressing deadlines, meetings, appearances, various personalities to manage on your court and of course school work and so much more all while looking cute and calm. How do you make sure you handle business without losing your cool? Learn techniques to help you handle many difficult interpersonal situations you may encounter as a campus queen. Campus queens will enhance their skills on the below and so much more:

BREAKOUT II-Is your Talent Competition Worthy? Lecia Rives, ESQ. Our perception of ourselves is very complex. Ironically, much like we cannot see our own nose, we are often blinded to the things that we are best at. It can be really hard to identify our brightest talents and they are often in the places we least expect. There are many good reasons to want to explore your talents; however, in the position of king or queen you may have to display your talent in different arenas such as competition. How will you determine if your talent is competition worthy?

BREAKOUT III- (Queens only) What Have I Gotten Myself Into? Maneuvering Around Regal Dilemmas-Jessica Canty, founder of Queen to Queen, Inc., www.QueentoQueen.com This presentation will equip Queens with skills to handle regal dilemmas by being proactive rather than reactive. In addition, we will provide expertise on ways to gracefully overcome obstacles a Queen may experience during her reign.  

BREAKOUT IV-Handle Your Business: Professional and Business Etiquette Denise Marcia, Etiquette Coach. This session will cover the unwritten rules that apply to social situations, professional workplaces and relationships. In the business world, good business etiquette means that you act professionally and exercise proper manners when engaging with others in your profession. Good business etiquette is a valuable skill-set that will make you stand out from others, enhance your chances at success not only as Campus Royalty but to also help you land your dream job.

BREAKOUT V-Advisors: The Difference in Advising the Royal Court Orlando Mitchell, Assistant Director of Student Activities and Engagement at WSSU and 2015 Advisor of the Year. This session will cover the unique difference between advising the royal court versus other student groups.

LUNCH 12:30pm-2:00pm  

Speaker: TBA  

BREAKOUTS 2:15pm-3:30pm

BREAKOUT I-Miss National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Informational   Yvonne Garret, Director of NBCAHOF pageant and Che-Raina Warner Miss National Alumni HOF. This session will cover competition details as well as the personal advice and experience from the Miss NBAHOF

BREAKOUT II-Mister HBCU Informational  Dr. Jerome Offord, Jr., Director of Mr. HBCU and Rakeeb Akande, Mr. HBCU. This session will cover competition details as well as the personal advice and experience from the Mr. HBCU.

BREAKOUT III-Royal Court members only: A Part of the Team: Royal Court Workshop Dolores Rivers, Author, former 1st attendant to Miss Southern University and Kasseem Smith, former class king at WSSU. This session teaches royal court members not only to be team players but also how to make their position shine for their particular class or demographic. Team building exercises and royal scenarios, royal court members learn how to effectively lead and follow in group settings.

BREAKOUT IV-3 Essentials to Discovering “The Power in Knowing Your Why” WHY NOW, WHY ME, WHY NOT ME? -C. Grayce Bernard Author-Coach-Speaker   www.cgraycebernard.com As you look at where you are right now you have found some measure of success, but you have only scratched the surface of what’s possible for you. There will be moments along your path where fear will creep in and attempt to steal your resolve, but you must muster the courage to push, push harder, push past it. Your passion for your why will help give you that edge. Expect there to be mishaps, bumps in the road, side action but do not allow these inconsistencies to deter you. In this moment this is where The Power in Knowing Your Why crosses paths with your full potential.

BREAKOUT V-Who are you? Finding the Leader Within Ernest Robinson, Motivation Speaker www.b-ernest.org Leadership development has been continually recognized by organizations as a competence and a mind-set that is worthy of substantial time and resources. Although various approaches have stressed the development of skills or behaviors, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the development of attitudes and belief systems is also relevant. In an effort to increase knowledge in this area this session will explore various leadership styles through media and interactive activities. Participants will discuss their perception of leadership (or lack of) and how it looks in their respective field. The session participants will be able to identify how to become a leader and develop strategies to enhance our young leaders.

BREAKOUT V-How to Effectively Utilize Your Platform- Radiance Pittman (former Miss Coppin State University)

4:00om-Depart to hotel

9:00pm-1:00am        Royal Academy Awards/ Masquerade Ball (After 5 attire required) please wear mask (Grand ballroom)

Sunday, July 23, 2017

8:30am-10:30am-Farewell Breakfast and Words of Inspiration –Mary Terry Wiley, Playwright  (Grand Ballroom)