White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Back to School Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Tour

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday September 11, 2014
      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Student Center Theater
  • Phone:
  • URL:
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    Free
  • Extras:
Contact

Fatimot Ladipo, Georgia Tech Office of Government and Community Relations

 

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Georgia Tech community invited to participate in White House listening tour.

Full Summary: Georgia Tech community invited to participate in White House listening tour on educational excellence for African Americans.

Media
  • David Johns David Johns
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  • White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Back to School Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Tour White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Back to School Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Tour
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Please join moderator David Johns, head of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, for a panel discussion with student leaders and university officials. Part of a nation-wide listening tour, this event is designed to understand best practices for overcoming challenges and barriers to providing educational excellence to underrepresented minority students.

Johns will lead panelists in a conversation to share insights and experiences, then open it up to audience members to generate questions and discussion.

This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required; however, seating is limited.

Participants

  • David Johns (Moderator), Executive Director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
  • Kamau Bobb, Program Director, Computer & Information Science & Engineering, National Science Foundation
  • Rick Clark, Director of Georgia Tech Undergraduate Admissions
  • S. Gordon Moore, Jr., Executive Director of Student Diversity & Inclusion, Georgia Tech Office of Institute Diversity
  • Donna Whiting, Associate Director of Teacher Education Partnerships, Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC)
  • Undergraduate student panelists to be announced

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

GCR (Office of Government and Community Relations)

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium, Student sponsored
Keywords
african american, African American Student Union, african americans, black, graduate students
Status
  • Created By: Teri Nagel
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 4, 2014 - 5:55am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:21pm