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Black Male Summit 2021

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Welcome to the Summit
With Dr. Gary L. Miller, President and Dr. Sheldon B. Wrice, Interim VP Inclusion & Equity/Chief Diversity Officer, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T10:30:00Z 2021-03-30T10:40:00Z America/New_York Welcome+to+the+Summit https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Admissions Presentation to Students
Presented by: Courtney A. Johnson-Benson, Senior Assistant Director, Admissions, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T10:40:00Z 2021-03-30T11:25:00Z America/New_York Admissions+Presentation+to+Students https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Coronavirus Roundtable Discussion
Presented by: Dr. William F. Demas, Professor and Chair of Radiology, NEOMED, and Mr. Jason Render Jr., Williams Honors College Scholar
2021-03-30T10:40:00Z 2021-03-30T11:25:00Z America/New_York Coronavirus+Roundtable+Discussion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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African American Male Learning Community (AAMLC) Overview & Introduction of Panel
Presented by: William M. Casterlow, Associate Director, AAMLC, Office of Multicultural Development, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T11:25:00Z 2021-03-30T11:40:00Z America/New_York African+American+Male+Learning+Community+%28AAMLC%29+Overview+%26+Introduction+of+Panel https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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African American Male Learning Community Panel
Moderator: Dr. Gary L. Miller, President, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T11:40:00Z 2021-03-30T12:45:00Z America/New_York African+American+Male+Learning+Community+Panel https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Acknowledgements/Break/Announcements 1
Presented by: William M. Casterlow, Associate Director, AAMLC, Office of Multicultural Development, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T12:45:00Z 2021-03-30T12:55:00Z America/New_York Acknowledgements%2FBreak%2FAnnouncements+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Welcome & Keynote Speaker Introduction
Presented by: Kyle Kutuchief, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Tyrone A. Johnson, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T12:55:00Z 2021-03-30T13:00:00Z America/New_York John+S.+and+James+L.+Knight+Foundation+Welcome+%26+Keynote+Speaker+Introduction https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Keynote Speaker
Presenting: Dr. Cornel West - Professor of Practice of Public Philosophy, Harvard University Professor Emeritus, Princeton University
2021-03-30T13:00:00Z 2021-03-30T13:40:00Z America/New_York Keynote+Speaker https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Q & A Keynote Speaker- Dr. Cornel West
Moderated by: John M. Williams, Deputy Executive Director/COO Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc.
2021-03-30T13:40:00Z 2021-03-30T14:00:00Z America/New_York Q+%26+A+Keynote+Speaker-+Dr.+Cornel+West https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Acknowledgements/Break/Announcements 2
Presented by: William M. Casterlow, Associate Director, AAMLC, Office of Multicultural Development, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T14:00:00Z 2021-03-30T14:10:00Z America/New_York Acknowledgements%2FBreak%2FAnnouncements+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Law Launching Your Law Career
Moderator: Brant T. Lee, Professor of Law Assistant Dean of Diversity & Social Justice Initiatives
2021-03-30T14:15:00Z 2021-03-30T15:30:00Z America/New_York Law+Launching+Your+Law++Career https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Pre-Health Rising Up to Help Through Health Fields
Moderator: Andre Burton, Vice President for Human Resources and Diversity, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
2021-03-30T14:15:00Z 2021-03-30T15:30:00Z America/New_York Pre-Health+Rising+Up+to+Help+Through+Health+Fields https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Education Supporting Successful Educators
Moderator: Dr. David W. James, Superintendent Akron Public Schools
2021-03-30T14:15:00Z 2021-03-30T15:30:00Z America/New_York Education+Supporting+Successful+Educators https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Engineering Leading the Way in Engineering
Moderator: Heidi Lehnert-Cressman, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, College of Engineering and Polymer Science
2021-03-30T14:15:00Z 2021-03-30T15:30:00Z America/New_York Engineering+Leading+the+Way+in+Engineering https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Psychology Soaring to New Heights Through Psychology
Moderator: Dr. John E. Queener, Jr. Professor, Department of Psychology
2021-03-30T14:15:00Z 2021-03-30T15:30:00Z America/New_York Psychology+Soaring+to+New+Heights+Through+Psychology https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Adult Focus On the Rise with Adult Learners
Moderator: Laura Conley, Director UA Adult Focus
2021-03-30T14:15:00Z 2021-03-30T15:30:00Z America/New_York Adult+Focus+On+the+Rise+with+Adult+Learners https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Conference Evaluation
Presented by: Autumn Frampton, Associate Director, Academic Support Services, Office of Multicultural Development, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T15:30:00Z 2021-03-30T15:35:00Z America/New_York Conference+Evaluation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Break/Announcements 3
Presented by: William M. Casterlow, Associate Director, AAMLC Office of Multicultural Development, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T15:35:00Z 2021-03-30T15:40:00Z America/New_York Break%2FAnnouncements+3 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Black Male Scholarship Award Recipients
2021-03-30T15:40:00Z 2021-03-30T15:45:00Z America/New_York Black+Male+Scholarship+Award+Recipients https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Closing Ceremony & Black Male Oath of Excellence
Presented by: Dr. Sheldon B. Wrice and William M. Casterlow, The University of Akron
2021-03-30T15:45:00Z 2021-03-30T16:40:00Z America/New_York Closing+Ceremony+%26+Black+Male+Oath+of+Excellence https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fblack-male-summit-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

The event is over

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Black Males: Rising to the Occasion - Agenda

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Virtual Tour of The University of Akron

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The University of Akron Office of Admissions

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The University of Akron Office of Multicultural Development

Learn about the Office of Multicultural Development's various programs and services for students! A UA OMD representative will be available LIVE from 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. to answer your questions!

The University of Akron Office of Student Financial Aid

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Thank You's & Acknowledgements

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The University of Akron 2021 Black Male Summit Conference Evaluation

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Music Lounge: WZIP 88.1 FM The University of Akron

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