HBCUstory Symposium 2015 | Schedule of Events

HBCUstory Symposium 2015 will proudly feature 30+ presidents, educational and nonprofit administrators, faculty, alumni and student-presenters — representing 24 colleges, including 18 of the nation’s HBCUs! Sessions include topics ranging from history, student choice, board governance, sports, mentorship, partnerships and alumni fundraising as well as panels by the UNCF, NIH, and environmental justice experts.

This year’s convening honors Meharry Medical College’s Dr. Henry Moses + HBCU Digest Founder Jarrett L. Carter Sr. and introduces our first-ever Presidential Roundtable featuring Meharry Medical College President James E.K. Hildreth, St. Mary’s College of Maryland President Tuajuanda Jordan + Fisk University Interim President Frank L. Sims, host.

The awards and roundtable sessions will be held in the Fisk Memorial Chapel on Friday, October 9th beginning at 9:45 am and are free + open to the public. Registration is not required for these two public sessions.

Registration for the symposium is available online at: hbcustorysymposium.eventbrite.com.



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Bahamian-born "HBCUstorian" Crystal A. deGregory, Ph.D. is the founder of HBCUstory and an associate professor of history at Kentucky State University where she formerly directed the award-winning Atwood Institute for Race, Education, and the Democratic Ideal. She a dynamic professional historian and a passionate Historically Black College and University (HBCU) advocate. A graduate of the historic Fisk, Vanderbilt, and Tennessee State universities, she is the convener of the HBCUstory Symposium, and editor-in-chief of The Journal of HBCU Research + Culture. A passionate believer in the historic mission and future vision for HBCUs, her primary areas of specialization are black higher education and the civil rights struggle.