Stillman Hosts Alabama HBCU Summit
The Office of Student Activities at Stillman College will host the Alabama HBCU (Historically Black College and University) Summit, January 31 through February 2, 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.
Congresswoman Terri Sewell, Representative
Christopher England and Representative Pebblin Warren will serve as
opening session speakers, and comedian Sheryl Underwood of The Talk on
CBS will host the Ultimate Battle of the DJs and NPHC (National
Panhellenic Councils) Step/Stroll Off during the Greek Row Carnival. Participants
will network, share best practices about campus governance, and
participate in a service project to benefit Temporary Emergency
Services. Highlights also include an Awards Gala.
The registration fee of $25 for students covers all activities, including lunch and dinner on Friday and breakfast on Saturday. A
group rate of $99 per night for lodging is available at the Fairfield
Inn in Tuscaloosa for participants who book hotel rooms by January 17. Sponsorship
options, which range from $500 to $3,500, include Summit Breakfast,
Conference Bags, Conference T-shirts, Greek Row Carnival, and Awards
Gala sponsorships. All sponsorships include recognition during the Summit and at the Awards Gala.
conference registration forms, details about corporate sponsorship
opportunities and additional information, contact Nancy Boyd at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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, Nation Panhellenic 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
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.”
Click here to register
Alabama HBCU Awards Application