Men of Color National Summit
Clemson University has rescheduled part of its Men of Color National Summit to April 21-22, 2022, from its previously scheduled date in November out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of K-12 student participants. More information regarding this decision can be found in the Clemson News Release.
Building Bridges to Success for African-American and Hispanic Males
Save the Date: April 21-22, 2022 at the Greenville Convention Center (in-person event)
The mission of the Clemson University Men of Color National Summit is to close the opportunity gap for African American and Hispanic males, from cradle to career. Bringing together approximately 2,000 high school and college students, business professionals, educators, government officials and community leaders from around the country, the summit will emphasize the importance of education, best practices and choices to increase high school and college graduation rates. The national conference will lead to awareness of the changing U.S. demographics by enhancing the experience of men of color through involvement and engagement, preparing them for a global mindset.
- Career and professional development
- Masculinity/personal identity
- Retention rates, graduation and student achievement
- Social/community engagement
- Pathways to Thriving
For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020 Men of Color Summit Stories
- Summit gives rise to the next generation of leaders
- Lee Gill talks about the 2020 Men of Color National Summit
- Closing the gap: Summit empowers Black, Hispanic high school students
- Men of Color Summit comes to Clemson University
2020 Men of Color Summit Testimonials
"It is one of the best conferences in the country."
“The sessions and speakers are so inspiring for not only our young men of color, but for all conference attendees.”
“The entire experience was astounding. Learning from so many great individuals and getting to network with men of color in the community and outside the community was an amazing opportunity.”
“I won’t miss another year. I can't think of a better way to spend my time.”
“Providing an opportunity for young men of color to think seriously about their futures and connect with many resources that can help them be successful now and later.”
Summit Photo Archive2020 Summit 2019 Summit 2019 VIP Reception 2018 Summit 2018 VIP Welcome Event
The Office of Inclusion and Equity is proud to promote these endowments that enhance opportunities for underrepresented groups at Clemson — the Harvey B. Gantt Scholarship and the Leon E. Wiles Diversity Endowment.
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