"SPARTANS WILL" Be Great Dads: 2nd Annual Fatherhood Forum

A forum for fathers who want to enhance
their greatness as parents

Friday, September 30, 2016

8:00AM - 4:00PM

Kellogg Center, Michigan State University


Attend for free. Space is limited.

Registration is required. (See registration information below.)

Keynote: Derrick Williams - "Father For Today"

Who should attend the Fatherhood Forum?

Fathers of all ages and experiences, mothers, expectant parents, guardians, MSU students, staff and faculty, professionals, community partners, educators, and anyone interested in parenting.

The forum will include:

Interactive discussions, networking, free lunch, resource information, educational breakout sessions, inspirational presentations, and panels of diverse dads and moms, featuring Andre Hutson, former MSU and NBA basketball player. 

Goals of the forum: To support dads, fatherhood, and parenting across complex issues; provide opportunities for relationship-building among fathers; tap the strength, wisdom and resiliency of people from diverse families; support men’s identities around what it means to be a man/father from boyhood to manhood.

Issues covered:

  • The Spiritually and Emotionally Intelligent Father
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Co-parenting
  • The Mindful Dad
  • Father as Leader
  • Daring and Courageous Fatherhood
  • Being a Young Father
  • "InvolvedDad"
  • Men Only "Barbershop"*
  • Women Only "Beauty Shop"*