January 17, 2018

8:00 A.M. Registration

Where: Memorial Student Ball Room

*Breakfast will be provided

9:00 A.M.  Opening Ceremony

Where: Memorial Student Auditorium

9:30 A.M. Special Performance

“Evolution of A Black Woman” By Morgan McCoy

Class 1

10:15 A.M. “Melanin Majoring In A Minority World”

Presenters: Ashley Dunn * JJ Simmons * Shakira Browm

11:30 A.M. Lunch Will Be Provided

Sign up for our Pitch Competition

12:10 P.M. Pitch Competition


Class 2

12:10 P.M. “Expanding Your Brand & Vision”

Presenters:  Sherifat Lawal * Erica Candley * Ebony Noir


1:25 P.M. “Campus Lately College Life Game Show ” 

* Crowd Participation


Class 3

2:05 P.M. “Disruptive Marketing, Creating Your Own Lane” 

Presenters: Crystal Hadnott * Mr. Phill Wade * Outspoken Bean * La’Shawn Chambers


Class 4

3:32 P.M. “Becoming A Leader In Your Market”

Presenters: Jonathan Rabb * Marcus Bowers * Andrew  Nguyen * Dee 1

5:00-5:30 P.M. Closing Ceremony



7:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Viewing of Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities examines the impact Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had on American history, culture, and national identity. Beginning with the earliest attempts at education to today’s campuses, the 90-minute film will air nationally on the acclaimed PBS series, Independent Lens on Monday, February 19, 2018. #HBCURISING