WEDNESDAY, APR 18, 2018
Hosted by Graduate Memphis and the Memphis Area College Presidents Council, the second annual Higher Education Forum on Wednesday, April 18, will explore equity in education. Stakeholders from all levels of education, business, government, faith-based and educational community-based organizations are encouraged to attend. The keynote speaker is Dr. Danette Howard, Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at the Lumina Foundation. The Lumina Foundation is the nation's largest private foundation focused solely on increasing student access and success in postsecondary education. Howard oversees several of Lumina's key strategies to increase Americans' attainment of high-quality postsecondary degrees and credentials, including strategic work in both state and federal policy and the Foundation's growing national convening function. She also leads the Foundation's efforts to mobilize and engage employers, metropolitan areas, higher education institutions and other key actors with a stake in postsecondary attainment. The forum will be held at the University of Memphis University Center Ballroom (320 University Center). Parking is available in the Zach Curlin Parking Garage at Zach Curlin & Walker streets. The event is FREE to attend, but we ask that you please register here: ow.ly/9hlr30iG57z. A lite breakfast will be provided during registration from 8 - 8:30 a.m. The forum will be from 8:30 - 11 a.m.
Apr. 18, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
University Center Ballroom 320 University Center Memphis, TN 38152
Graduate Memphis and Leadership Memphis
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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.
Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104