Summit Agenda

Men of Color


7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. : EXHIBITORS 


Time Speaker
8:30am Jeffrey Brown
9:45am Derrick Gragg
11:15am Jose Hernandez
1:15pm Marc Morial
2:45pm Roland Martin
3:45pm GE Executive Panel


Time Presentation Title
11:15am Exploring Empowering Experiences: The Bridge To Your Success
  Bachelors to Graduate: Bridging the Gap Between You and Graduate School
  Call my Name Clemson
  Music that Fuels Movements: Social Consciousness over Bars
  Empathy/ Resilience/ Vulnerability:  How they Factor into our Self-Actualization
  Navigating the Admissions and Financial Aid Journey
  The Paradox of CHOICE, The Real Secret to Success
  CCDOAB Panel with Sponsors
2:45pm How to Establish a Mentoring Program for African-American and Latino Males
  Boys2Teach: Why YOU Should Teach and How You Can Prepare Today
  Civic Education and Engagement
  College Ready to Career Ready!
  A conversation with CEO's
  Soft Skills, The Other "Tool" for Success
  From Tragedy to Triumph: Clemson Extension 4-H program honors the life of Clementa C. Pinckney by changing the narrative of youth leadership through youth-adult partnerships
  Beyond unconscious bias: accelerating inclusion by embracing diversity of thought
  #CancelCulture: Encouraging dialogue in a world determined to divide
3:45pm Fighting for Your Future: Preventing the Stop Out of African-American Collegiate Males
  Promoting "Employability Skills" to Generation Z's Young Men of Color   
  Providing A Socio-Emotional Connection to Virtual Learning
  Destined to Succeed - STEM Success for African- American Males
  Powerful Men in Our Community
  Graduate degrees and Industry - why do I need a graduate degree?
  Outreach and Wellness Programs for Men of Color
  Project MALES: A Decade of Empowering Boys and Young Men of Color in our Schools
  Black Ceilings; Barriers to African American Male Career Attainment and the need for Sponsorship



7:30 A.M. – 2 P.M. : EXHIBITORS 


Time  Speaker
8:30am Ted Colbert
9:45am Michael Strautmanis with opening remarks from Sen. Tim Scott
1:15pm Michael Eric Dyson


Time Presentation Title
8:30am Addressing the Lag among African-American Male College Completion Rates 
  Be U, Be Black, Be Angry: Becoming an Activist in a world that Wants You To Be Digestible
  5 Steps of Becoming a Teen Money Maven
  Conversation with Current Grad Students
  Be Global, Think Global…Here is the Path
  Planning for Your Future: Career and Professional Development
9:45am License to Coach: Implementing School Wide Coaching Cycles for Administrators
  The Process to Pursue Success
  The Business Side of Sports
11:15am Service: How can you become a change agent to impact the world in which we live
  Summer in the City:  find and secure a PAID summer research internship
  Accepting Your Crown as a Bridge to Success
  No Squares In My Circle
  Michael Jones (title TBD)
  5 Ways Having Your Own Podcast Will Change Your Life
  A Conversation with SHRM
  The College Application Essay Writing Session
A Discussion about Standardized Testing