The Tom Joyner Foundation presents the President’s Roundtable.
- On Friday, August 29, this symposium is a chance for attendees to hear about the state of HBCUs in 2014 from a panel of HBCU presidents.There will also be an opportunity to hear the latest campus happenings from some of the nation’s top HBCUs, learn more about supporting their alma mater, or contribute to the HBCU legacy by sending their future college student.
- The symposium, moderated by TJMS on-personality Monica May of STAR 94.5 – Orlando, will take place from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Expo Stage.
Tom Joyner Foundation presents the Alumni Business Meeting.
- This session for HBCU alumni and parents of students attending HBCUs will take place on Saturday, August 30, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in St. George 112.
- Participants will get information about current trends in higher education as it relates to HBCUs such as cost, enrollment, and alumni giving.
- There will also be an opportunity to learn more about Allstate’s Quotes for Education partnership with the Tom Joyner Foundation and how getting a quote for insurance translates into $10.00 per quote to the Tom Joyner Foundation up to $200, 000.00 in scholarship support. Allstate also wants you to show your “school pride” by voting for your favorite HBCU, the winning school will get $50,000 for scholarships .
At the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion, there will be a college zone during the Family Reunion Expo. This college day offers a unique, one-day experience that’s an ideal opportunity for college bound students to network. The 15 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUS) that will be showcased are:
1. Bennett College
2. Bethune – Cookman University
3. Clark Atlanta University
4. Fisk University
5. Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
6. Florida Memorial University
7. Grambling State University
8. Johnson C. Smith University
9. Kentucky State University
10. Norfolk State University
11. North Carolina A&T State University
12. Tuskegee University
13. Xavier University of Louisiana
14. Paul Quinn College
15. Southern University and A&M College
The College Zone will also include higher education related seminars.