The University of Akron will host its sixth annual Black Male Summit April 12-13 at the Student Union to celebrate and encourage the success of Black male students.
With expected attendance of more than 600 individuals from all walks of life (the event is not only for black male students), the summit will identify challenges and provide solutions to promote success academically and in the community.
The two-day event — free to UA students, faculty and staff — is open to the public for $50.
Nationally recognized keynote presenters include:
In addition, education leaders, experts and students will lead workshops and address topics such as
Other topics include networking, race relations, self-esteem, healthy relationships and strategies for personal and professional growth. Full conference agenda.
Register online now. Don't miss out! Registration deadline is Monday, April 8.
Direct any inquiries to 330-972-7008 or BMS@uakron.edu.
Last year’s summit drew registrants from across the country, including highly-acclaimed experts from higher education institutions, public school systems, private foundations, religious organizations, and the business community.
Media contact: Sarah Lane, 330-972-7429 or email@example.com.