Brown delivers conference keynote address

Oct. 3, 2017

Justin Brown, a 2011 Slippery Rock University graduate with a bachelor's degree in communication: public relations, was the keynote speaker at the 16th annual Professional Development Conference on Academic Advising, Sept. 28 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in University Park. The theme of the conference was "Inclusive Advising: Building Bridges in a Diverse Learning Environment."

Brown, residence life director at West Chester University, is the chief executive officer and president of the Diversity Awareness Program. The purpose of the program is to encourage diversity and cultural unity in all areas of life among students, faculty and staff on university campuses.

Brown created DAP in 2007 while an undergraduate student at SRU. Since then he's grown the company and been invited to present programs at more than 100 colleges and universities from Delaware to California.