Upcoming PTIE Events

2023 PTIE Workshop

Hosted on the Jackson State University campus in Jackson, MS, PTIE organizers will be holding a 2023 Workshop for interested administrators and researchers to learn more about the PTIE recommendations and how to bring these recommendations to individual university campuses. The event is planned for November 1 to 3, 2023 and will feature interactive sessions to develop a plan to bring PTIE recommendations to individual campuses, identify barriers, develop strategy and inspire action. Keynote speaker Pamela McCauley (Dean of Engineering, Widener University) will share her inspiring thoughts around the importance of taking action.

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, October 6, 2023.

Workshop Location

Jackson State University
Student Center Ballrooms A & B (Third Floor)
1400 J. R. Lynch Street. Jackson, MS 39272




Wednesday, November 1, 2023 – Student Center Ballroom B
4:00pm-6:00pm: Registration and Check-In
6:00pm-7:15pm: Dinner Buffet
6:40pm: Welcome by Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Alisa Mosley (Jackson State University)
7:15pm-8:00pm: Overview of PTIE Initiative and Recommendations by Professor of Chemistry & Faculty Lead for Innovation Excellence Rich Carter (Oregon State University) and Assistant Vice President for Research & Economic Development Almesha Campbell (Jackson State University)

Thursday, November 2, 2023 – Student Center Ballroom A
7:00am-8:00am: Breakfast
8:00am-9:50am: GAP Analysis Workshop
9:50am-10:00am: Break
10:00am-10:30am: Plenary Lecture Dean of Engineering Pamela McCauley (Widener University)
10:30am-Noon: Implementation Workshop
Noon-1:00pm: Working Lunch (Seating as Groups by Institution with Goal of Identifying Next Steps on their Campus)
1:00pm-2:00pm: Report Out from Institutions and Final Discussion


Lodging Recommendations

Westin Jackson
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Find the right balance of inspiration and wellness in the heart of Mississippi’s capital city at The Westin Jackson. With an ideal location in the heart of downtown, we’re within walking distance of the Mississippi Museum of Art, Federal Courthouse, Planetarium and the historic music and arts theatre, Thalia Mara Hall. Our convenient location makes our hotel a favorite stay for business and leisure travelers alike.

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Jackson
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Jackson State University, Mississippi Coliseum, and the Old Capitol Museum are all within a mile of our historic building. Catch a flight at Jackson Evers Airport nine miles east. Our King Edward Grille serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Also, we provide free WiFi.0: