Men of Color National Summit
Building Bridges to Success for African-American and Hispanic Males
Presented by Clemson University's Office of Inclusion and Equity
Save the Date: April 16-17, 2020
Registration and call for proposal submissions opens August 2019.
The mission of the Clemson University Men of Color National Summit is to close the achievement 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
For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2019 Men of Color Summit Stories
- Keynote speaker Ronald Estrada
- Keynote speaker President Freeman Hrabowski
- Keynote speaker Joy Moore
- Keynote speaker Geoffrey Canada
- Keynote speaker Melissa Harris-Perry
- Keynote speaker Pedro Noguera
Inclusion Builds Champions
Take a look at Clemson Tigers Football Coach Dabo Swinney’s words to the 2018 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit students. Congratulations to the Clemson Tigers Football Team, College Football Playoff National Champions for the second time in three years!
Summit Photo Archive2019 Summit 2019 VIP Reception 2018 Summit 2018 VIP Welcome Event 2017 Summit (Album One) 2017 Summit (Album Two)
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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