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Second Installment of VUU Web Lecture Series Focuses on the Power of the HBCU Story

November 16, 2020

Second Installment of VUU Web Lecture Series Focuses on the Power of the HBCU Story

Join us for a powerful conversation with thought leaders from Black higher-ed media and public relations as we talk about the importance of HBCUs telling our stories, and how we move forward in the current cultural climate This second installment of the For Us, By Us webinar series will take place November 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM. Panelists include:

Dr. Jamal Watson Bio

Dr. Jamal Watson is a journalist and communications professional whose focus has been on higher education for more than two decades. A contributor to Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, Watson served the publication for many years as executive editor, senior staff writer, and most recently, editor-at-large.

Jarrett L. Carter Sr. Bio 

Jarrett L. Carter Sr. is the Founding Editor of HBCUDigest.com, an online daily news blog dedicated to coverage of historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States. He is also the host of 'Digest After Dark' on SiriusXM Radio Channel 142, a weekly program covering societal, cultural, and institutional issues at HBCUs. 


Dr. Janelle Williams Bio

Dr. Janelle L. Williams is the Associate Dean of Graduate & Continuing Studies at Widener University and a Visiting Scholar in the Rutgers Graduate School of Education. As a researcher and practitioner. Her most recent work explores the factors that influence the enrollment of Black undergraduates who chose to attend HBCUs and has been highlighted by the Center for Minority Serving Institutions, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, MSIs Unplugged, The HBCU Times, The New York Times and LA Times. In addition

Mrs. Angela Hayes

Angela Hayes is an accomplished public relations leader with extensive expertise in brand development, product lifecycle strategy, nonprofit fundraising, multi-cultural engagement, corporate social responsibility, and cause marketing. Hayes is a 27-year veteran of the communications industry. As the senior vice-president of   Diversity and Inclusion at Brodeur Partners, she provides strategic oversight of the organization’s plans to ensure inclusivity and reach diverse stakeholder groups. In this role, she leads accounts supporting various industries, including healthcare, nonprofit, governmental, and higher education. As a Forbes contributor and frequently sought-after conference speaker, she has published content related to creating a more inclusive society.

To join the conversation:

Zoom.com

Webinar ID: 896 0793 9455

Passcode: 367513