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College of Education Week to explore success of black males in higher education

October 13, 2015 Leave a comment Go to comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Jennie Harrison, FSU College of Education
(850) 644-6798; jcharrison@fsu.edu

October 2015

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION WEEK TO EXPLORE SUCCESS
OF BLACK MALES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University’s fifth annual College of Education Week will feature events from Monday, Oct. 26, through Saturday, Oct. 31, to celebrate the college’s students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends, including the 9th Annual Dean’s Symposium.

The symposium, “Innovation for Black Males’ Postsecondary Success: The Nexus of Policy, Research and Practice,” will take place:

MONDAY, OCT. 26

8:30 A.M. – 4 P.M.

FSU ALUMNI CENTER

1030 W. TENNESSEE ST.

TALLAHASSEE, FLA.

Discussions will center on the topic of black male issues in education. Florida State will be joined by Florida A&M University as a sponsor of the event. Guest speakers include:

J. Luke Wood, associate professor, San Diego State University
David Jackson, professor of history, Florida A&M University
Patrick Mason, professor, director of African American studies, Florida State University
Eitayo Onifade, assistant professor of social work, Florida State University
Christopher Small, principal, Springwood Elementary School, Tallahassee
Other events that will be held during the week are: Technology Showcase Wednesday, Oct. 28; Ice Cream Social Thursday, Oct. 29; Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony Friday, Oct. 30; and the Student/Donor Scholarship Awards Ceremony and Pregame Tailgate Saturday, Oct. 31.

For more information on these events, visit education.fsu.edu/coeweek.

Please RSVP here by October 20 if you plan on attending.

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