Thank you to everyone who attended our first annual Building A Legacy Conference!

The conference in its inaugural year had a central focus on diversity, social justice, professional development, and leadership. Below you can see the general schedule and our students/guests from last year's conference. Please check back often as more details become available for next year's conference!


Students who wish to apply to leadership positions across campus should highly consider coming to the conference.
Attendance will be considered on all applications for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

If you have questions regarding the conference, please e-mail us at

Committee Members

  • Kathryn Hammer, Director of Alumni Relations
  • Dr. Greg Nayor, Vice President for Student Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
  • Kimberly Pagano, Assistant Dean for Student Engagement & Instructor
  • Michael Paglicci, Coordinator for Student Transition & Campus Programming 

Conference Agenda


9:30 -- 10:00am 

Conference Check-In

Location: Wick Student Center Lobby

10:00 -- 10:45am

Opening Session

Location: Wick Student Center Social Room

Welcome: Dr. Greg Nayor

Keynote Introduction: Dr. Greg Nayor

Keynote Speaker: Coach Sherry Winn

11:00 -- 11:50am

Breakout Sessions #1 

Location: Various

12:00 -- 1:30pm

Lunch & Leader Panel

Location: Wick Student Center Social Room

Panel Topic: Resilience in Changing Times

Moderator: Taqiyah Gibbons '18

Panelists: Mr. Anibal Soler, Jr., '00, Mrs. Lisa Schmidt, '13, Lavonda Harrell-Locke

1:45 -- 2:35pm

Breakout Sessions #2

Location: Various

2:50 -- 3:40pm

Breakout Sessions #3

Location: Various




Distinguished & Featured Guests

Throughout the conference there will be a number of guests that the committee has invited to speak on relevant topics happening all around us. Below, you can find information on last year's guests.

Student Presenters

Below are our incredible student presenters and a brief description of their presentation from last year. Without them, the first annual conference would not have been the same!