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ANTSHE Conference 2017 | Kennesaw, Georgia





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2017 ANTSHE Annual Conference

Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

Celebrating 20 Years!

"Addressing the Identity Crisis: Realizing the Value in Non-Traditional Learners in Adult Programs and Initiatives...Mentoring and Mapping Their Needs for 21st Century Success "

23-25 March, 2017 Conference | Kennesaw State University, KSU Center, Kennesaw, GA

The ANTSHE Conference 2017 is coming to the Atlanta-Metro Area. The conference will be a celebration of ANTSHE's 20 Years of providing support, resources, and scholarships to non-traditional students across the United States. Join us for three amazing days of engaging sessions, intense networking, and celebration. Collaborate with leaders of adult learner programs and organizations whose focus is adult learner success, and get exposure to innovative ideas and leadership to help you and/or your adult learner program be successful.

Conference Schedule

Download the 2017 Conference-At-A-Glance for full conference schedule.

Expo Hours


Thursday, 23 March

9:00AM – 5:00PM

Friday, 24 March

8:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday, 25 March

8:00AM – 4:00PM

Silent Auction






8:00AM Open

4:00PM Close, Winners

Announced 4:30PM-5:00PM

Educational Sessions



Thursday, 23 March



Thursday, Friday & Saturday,

23-25 March

Thursday 9:00AM-5:15PM

Opening Remarks: 

Dr. White 

Vice President for Student Affairs at Kennesaw State University

Thursday Lunch sponsored by the Department of Technology Enhanced Learning at Kennesaw State University featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Elke Leeds 12:30-1:30

Friday 8:00AM–5:15PM

Saturday 8:00AM-5:30PM

Friday Lunch– “Special Event Luncheon” featuring a surprise guest entertainer!

Exclusive Panel Discussion of College Presidents & Chancellors

Guest Moderator – Dr. Belle Wheelan, President of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Panelists: President Samuel Olens, Dr. Ray KeckDr. Rosemary Gillett-Karam, Dr. Ron Newcomb.

Friday, 24 March


Roundtable Discussions

Thursday, 23 March

3:50PM – 5:00PM

Keynote Speakers

Elke Leeds

Thursday, 23 March

Dr. Kennedy Maranga

Thursday, 23 March

Dr. Susan Harwood

Friday, 24 March

Dr. Belle Wheelan

Friday, 24 March

Juanita McDowell

Saturday, 25 March

Networking Events




      that count

Open House/Expo & Sponsors

Thursday, 23 March


The ANTSHE Conference Expo gives you an opportunity to connect with industry focused leaders. See how ANTSHE Conference exhibitors offer you the latest technological solutions, provide hands-on learning opportunities and demonstrate how they can help you better your organization. Refreshments and breakfast selections provided.  

Dinner featuring the Atlanta Jazz Trio (Kim Williams-piano, Dave Back-bass and Paul Vogler-drums)

Thursday, 23 March

6:00PM – 8:00PM

Ladies Tea@2

Saturday, 25 March


Special Guest Speakers

You won't want to miss the 20th ANTSHE Celebration Closing Ceremony! 

Saturday, 25 March

Announce Silent Auction Winners, Awards ceremony, cake, prizes and more...!

*Dates and times are subject to change

A more detailed agenda will be provided as events are scheduled

Connect with us! Learn about the 20th ANTSHE Conference, discounts, events, and discover what’s new in higher education and the non-traditional student.

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In Partnership with Pinnacle & Spire Honor Societies 

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