Black Student Leadership Conference

Towson University
Black Student Leadership Conference
The State of the Black College Student:
Preparing for Tomorrow’s Challenges Today

Saturday, February 25, 2012
10 am – 4:30 pm

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Darryl Scriven

Film Screening and Q&A discussion
10:00 am —12:00 pm
One of the foremost voices of his generation, Darryl Scriven powerfully embraces his calling as a scholar and public intellectual by speaking truth to power. His lectures and scholarship challenges audiences to be honest, reflective, courageous, and deeply compassionate.
His documentary, State of the Black College Student , explores college graduation rates, loan debt, and skill acquisition through the lens of African American Students. This stimulating work probes Black college students around the country about the value of their college experience and through an exchange with audience members discusses solutions for improving the process and outcomes of educating African Americans.

Lunch (Lunch is free for all registered participants)
12:00 — 1:00 pm

Breakout Session #1
1:10 — 2:20pm

Breakout Session #2
2:30 — 3:40 pm

Closing Session
3:45 — 4:00 pm
The event is free, but registration is required.
This event is sponsored by the African American Student Development Program
in the Center for Student Diversity.

For more information and to register contact:
Joan Maze
Director, African American Student Development
Center for Student Diversity
jmaze@towson.edu
410-704-264