BLACK MALE SUMMIT
Sept. 29-30, 2017 | The University of Akron
Join us for the 10th anniversary of the Black Male Summit — two days of leadership and inspiration from leading national experts in African American Male educational achievement. We together will discuss how to build better pathways to how we recruit, retain and graduate African American Males in higher education.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- High school and college students
- Community leaders
Participants may choose between two tracks.
TRACK I: General Conference Track: Participants will be provided with tools, practical training, and best practices through addresses and breakout presentations that address educational achievement among African American students.
TRACK II: Black Male Summit Academy and High School Track. Participating middle and high school students can attend addresses and breakout sessions that specifically focus on best practices for academic achievement.
LOCATION, DATES AND TIMES
DAY ONE: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
DAY TWO: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at The University of Akron Student Union, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Includes lunch both days and parking on the second date. There will be a special parking discount for summit participants on lots near the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron.
UA students, free but you need to register.
UA faculty, staff and BMS Committee members, $40 | Register now DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 5 p.m. FRIDAY, SEPT. 22
UA alumni, $50 | Register now
Conference fee: $125 | Register now DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 5 p.m. FRIDAY, SEPT. 22
High school student groups:
Conference fee: $25 per student, $125 per group leader | Register now DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 5 p.m. FRIDAY, SEPT. 22
Limited scholarships available. For more information, please email Jolene Lane at firstname.lastname@example.org
Group rate fee (10 or more):
Conference fee, $125 per person | Register now DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 5 p.m. FRIDAY, SEPT. 22
General questions: Antoinette East-Jenkins, 330-972-6700, email@example.com
Registration questions: John Alvarez Turner, 330-972-7008, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to our major sponsors:
We offer a variety of prestigious sponsorship packages. Learn how you or your organization can be associated with the 10th anniversary of this national event.
Courtyard Akron Downtown
41 Furnace Street
Akron, OH 44308
0.7 miles from the university
Hilton Garden Inn Akron
1307 E. Market Street
Akron, OH 44305
1.7 miles from the university
Sheraton Suites, Akron & Cuyahoga Falls
1989 Front Street
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
4.3 miles from the university
Questions? Write to email@example.com
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
We are no longer accepting proposals for the Sept. 29-30 summit. Proposals will be available for our April 20-21, 2018, event on Oct. 2.