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Stillman College will host the Alabama HBCU Summit

3/4/2014


The Office of Student Activities at Stillman College will host the Alabama HBCU (Historically Black College and University) Summit, April 3rd through 4th, 2014. The theme of this inaugural event, which will bring student leaders from HBCUs throughout the state to Stillman’s campus, is Connecting Leaders Through Communication and Service.   

State Representative Christopher England will serve as opening speaker. Participants will network, share best practices about campus governance, and participate in leadership development sessions.

The registration fee of $25 for students covers all activities, including lunch and dinner on Friday and breakfast on Saturday.  A group rate for lodging is available at the Country Inn and Suites. Use the code HBCU Summit in Tuscaloosa for participants who book hotel rooms by March 28th.  Sponsorship options, which range from $500 to $2,500, include Summit Reception, Conference Bags, Conference T-shirts, and Awards Gala sponsorships.  All sponsorships include recognition during the Summit and at the Awards Gala.

For conference registration forms, details about corporate sponsorship opportunities and additional information, contact Nancy Boyd at nboyd@stillman.edu. Payment and registration forms may be submitted online or mailed to:  AL HBCU Summit, Attention: Nancy Boyd, Stillman College, P.O. Box 4931, Tuscaloosa, AL. 35403.  

“This is the first time that an event of this nature has been held in Alabama, and we are excited about providing Student Government Association (SGA) members, National Pan-Hellenic Councils, student media, campus queens and other campus leaders with an opportunity to get together in a non-athletic setting,” said Nancy Boyd, Director of Student Activities.  

Stillman SGA President Rio Jackson added, “I am thrilled to be a part of this monumental event, which will bring students of different backgrounds together to learn from each other’s experiences. The Stillman College community welcomes our guests and is ecstatic that we have a opportunity to network and unite with students from campuses across the state.”

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