Speaker & Schedule

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Freeman A. Hrabowski III is president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. His research and publications focus on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance. He chaired the National Academies' committee that produced the recent report, Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America's Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads. He was named by President Obama to chair the newly created President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans and serves as a consultant to the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

UMBC
President's Commission

SCHEDULE
October 17, 2013
Theatre (Building 4), Brighton Campus
Video-streamed to room 5057, Damon City Campus

  • 8:30 a.m. Registration & continental breakfast
  • 9:15 a.m. MCC President's Welcome
  • 9:30 a.m. "Beating the Odds: The Critical Role of Community Colleges in Preparing Students from All Backgrounds for Careers in STEM" featuring Freeman A. Hrabowski III
  • 10:30 a.m. Closing Remarks
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