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State of the Student Summit
Jake Gaither Gymnasium
3/28/2010 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Student Summit is set to make history in Tallahassee. The Summit is bringing together an ethnically diverse compilation of today’s top leaders from around the nation in business, academia, media, politics and education to attack major issues affecting America’s students domestically and globally. This event is scheduled for Sunday, March 28, at 6 p.m. in Gaither Gymnasium.

The keynote speaker is Susan Taylor, founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement and editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Essence magazine.  Her speech and video display is geared towards bringing awareness to mentoring in our nation.
 
The main event will feature a panel discussion and open-dialogue with the audience.
 
Cornel West, Ph.D. – The class of 1943 professor at Princeton University and author of Race Matters
Ralph Nader - Famous consumer advocate, and four-time presidential candidate
Frank T. Brogan - Chancellor, State University System of Florida
Susan Taylor - founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement and editor-in-chief emeritus of Essence magazine
Hezekiah Griggs - 21-year-old entrepreneur and multimillionaire
Robert “Biko” Baker - Hip-hop organizer, journalist, activist and leader of the League of Young Voters
Atira Charles, Ph.D. - Expert in race relations in the corporate and academic settings; FAMU alumna

FAMU’s Student Government Association, in conjunction with the FAMU chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, is hosting the event.
 
General admission is $5, and free to FAMU, Florida State University and Tallahassee Community College students with a valid student ID.
            
For more information, contact (850) 412-5211.
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Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: 850-599-3413
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