a One Nation National Urban League Conference 2015

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Sunshine Health

Equity and Excellence in Higher Education: Ensuring Postsecondary Success


Equity and Excellence in Higher Education: Ensuring Postsecondary Success

Friday, July 31
10:30 am - 11:45 am

This session will focus on higher education, specifically college completion and attainment and how these issues play out across the nation. What is the value of partnerships focused on postsecondary success and college completion? What are the barriers to success? What innovative approaches are universities and communities taking to ensure access and completion? What role do Historically Black Colleges and Universities and community colleges have? Join our panel of education experts as they discuss the national campaign and local efforts to ensure postsecondary success.


Charles B. Morton, Jr.
Attorney at Law and Adjunct Professor of Law
Nova Southeastern School of Law

Dr. Marybeth Gasman
Director, Penn Center for Minority-Serving Institutions, Higher Education Division, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Kent McGuire
Southern Education Foundation

Porter G. Peeples, Sr.
President and CEO
Urban League of Lexington-Fayette County

Laura McGiffert Slover
Chief Executive Officer
Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)

Sponsored By:

Principal & Premium Sponsors

  • Target
  • Wells Fargo
  • State Farm
  • Comcast
  • Bank of America
  • Anheuser Busch
  • Walmart
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Shell Oil

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