Summit at a Glance

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 Wednesday, February 18, 2015

 

 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Registration - Registration Area 2nd Floor

Thursday, February 19, 2015

 

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Conference Registration - Registration Area 2nd Floor

8:00 am - 10:00 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-Conference Concurrent Workshops

Facilitating Student Success for Men of Color in Community Colleges: An Institutional Responsibility Perspective - Grand Ballroom A-D

Dr. Frank Harris III, Associate Professor, postsecondary education and Co-Director of the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3), San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Dr. J. Luke Wood, Assistant Professor of Community College Leadership,  the Director of the Doctoral Program Concentration in Community College Leadership and Co-Director of the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3), San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Enhancing the Community College Pathway to Engineering Careers for Underrepresented Minority Students - Grand Ballroom G-J

Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail, President and CEO, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Inc.

10:15 am - 12:15 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-Conference Concurrent Workshops

Transforming Experiences:  Successful Minority Male Mentoring Programs in Higher Education - Grand Ballroom A-D

Mr. Duane O. Reid Jr., Project Director Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI), Academic Acceleration for African American males (4A) Grant Program
Baltimore City Community College, Baltimore, MD

Ms. Felicia L. Ganther, J.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Maricopa County Community College District, Tempe, AZ
Dr. Marco J. Barker, Senior Director for Education, Operations, and Initiatives for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Michael Odu, Faculty Coordinator of the HOPE Scholars Program, Tenured Professor of Mathematics, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL

Join the Change Agents: An Orientation for First-Time Attendees - Grand Ballroom G-J

Dr. Sylvia Carley, Black, Brown & College Bound Convener, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL
Mr. Derrick Brown, Campus Grants Officer, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch on your own

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Opening Plenary featuring Dr. Raul G. Cuero, Founder, and Research Director of the International Park of Creativity “IPOC”, former Distinguished Professor and Research Scientist at Prairie View A&M University Campus, and Hispanic Scientist of the year 2013, USA by the Museum of Sciences and Industry (MOSI) in Tampa, Florida -  Grand Ballroom EF

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions
Student Session featuring Dr. Marcus Bright, Executive Director of Education for a Better America (EBA); Administrator in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Office of Education Equity, Access, and Diversity - Grand Ballroom EF

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions
Student Session featuring Mr. Michael Benitez, Jr, Chief Diversity Officer and Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Puget Sound - Grand Ballroom EF

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Evening Plenary featuring Dr. Damon William, Senior Vice President for Programs, Training, and Youth Development for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America; former Associate Vice Chancellor, Vice Provost, Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison - Grand Ballroom EF

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Reception, Featured Entertainment
Tampa Marriott Patio & River walk

Friday, February 20, 2015

 

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Conference Registration -  Registration Area 2nd Floor

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Morning Plenary featuring Dr. Mark Anthony Neal,  Professor of Black Popular Culture in the Department of African and African-American Studies,  Duke University- Grand Ballroom EF

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Featured Session featuring Dr. Luis Ponjuan,  Associate Professor in Higher Education Administration in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development,  Texas A&M University - Grand Ballroom EF

10:20 am - 10:55 am 

Student Only Session featuring Mr. Steve Harvey, Emmy Award winning TV personality, talk show host, actor, comedian and  founder of The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation providing uplift and educational opportunities for youth 

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Concurrent Sessions

12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Luncheon Plenary featuring Mr. Steve Harvey, Emmy Award winning TV personality, talk show host, actor, comedian and founder of The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation providing uplift and educational opportunities for youth - Grand Ballroom

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Presidential Panel, moderator Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton, President Emeritus of Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland OH;   Top 25 Women in Higher Education in 2013 and awarded 2014 American Association of Community Colleges’ Community College Leadership Award - Grand Ballroom EF

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Session featuring Mr.  William D. Caballero, filmmaker, composer, and multimedia storyteller - Grand Ballroom EF

6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

Professionals: Dinner on your own

6:45 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Networking Reception - Grand Ballroom EF

Saturday, February 21, 2015 

 

8:00 am - 10: 00 am

Conference Registration - Registration Area 2nd Floor

8:00 am - 9:00 am 

Roundtable Sessions - Grand Ballroom EF

9:15 am - 10:30 am 

Student Panel - Grand Ballroom EF

10:45 am - 12 noon 

Closing Plenary with Brunch featuring Dr. Shaun R. Harper, Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education; faculty, Graduate School of Education, Africana Studies, and Gender Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Grand Ballroom EF