2014 MCC Graduates

May 7, 2015
8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Black Male Achievement in Higher Education will be held in the Warshof Conference Center, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center.


8:30-8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:45-9:00 a.m. Welcome -- MCC President Anne M. Kress
9:00-10:15 a.m. Keynote Presentation: "Actually Advancing Black Male Student Success in Higher Education" -- Shaun R. Harper, author, associate professor, and executive director of the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at University of Pennsylvania

Followed by Q&A

10:15-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion:
Lomax R. Campbell, assistant to the vice president for MCC's Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services

Rickey B. Harvey, pastor of Mount Olivet Baptist Church

Kevin McDonald, vice president and associate provost for diversity and inclusion at Rochester Institute of Technology

Jacob L. Scott Jr., coordinator of Student and Family Support Center with the Rochester City School District

11:45 a.m.-Noon Break
Noon-1:15 p.m. Lunch

Keynote Presentation: "What's Our Responsibility?" -- Shaun Nelms, deputy superintendent of the Educational Partnership Organization for University of Rochester

Followed by Q&A

1:15-1:30 p.m. Break
1:30-2:45 p.m. Panel Discussion:
Sha-Ron Bates, Hope Hall student

Marcus Elliott, MCC alumnus

Adrian Hale, MCC alumnus

Davon Jackson, MCC liberal arts and sciences-general studies student

2:45-3:00 p.m.  Break
3:00-3:15 p.m.  Closing Remarks -- MCC President Anne M. Kress