Presentations from the symposium


Welcome & Opening Session Video
Walt MacDonald, ETS view video
Marian Wright Edelman, Children’s Defense Fund  


College Student Stories Video
Chair: Jeff Johnson, Illume Communications view video
Speakers: Sixto Cancel, Virginia Commonwealth University  
Shawon Jackson, Princeton University  
Javon Mullings, Wheaton College  
Marvin Perry, Cuyahoga Community College  


Policies Increasing Access and Advancing Success Video
Chair: Hal Smith, National Urban League view video
Speakers: Vanessa Coca, Research Alliance for New York Schools  
Michael Lawrence Collins, Jobs for the Future  
Theodore Shaw, Columbia University  
Bryant Marks, Morehouse College  


Keynote Address Video
Introduction: Michael Nettles, ETS view video
Speaker: Darren Walker, Ford Foundation  


The Affordability Challenge Video
Chair: John Lee Jr., Association of Public and Land-grant Universities view video
Speakers: Benjamin Castleman, University of Virginia  
Ronald Mason Jr., Southern University and A&M College System  
Heather McGhee, Demos  
Zakiya Smith, Lumina Foundation  


Strategies that Work: Advancing Completion and Success Video
Chair: David Johns, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans view video
Speakers: Marybeth Gasman, University of Pennsylvania  
Shaun Harper, University of Pennsylvania  
Teri Kook, Stuart Foundation  
J. Luke Wood, San Diego State University  


Advancing Success Video
Speakers: Marian Wright Edelman, Children’s Defense Fund view video
Michael Nettles, ETS  


Pre-symposium Event Celebrating Four Years of "Promoting Promising Practices for Black Male Success", June 22, 2014 Video
Host: Ike Colbert, Cambridge BioSource view video
Speakers: Welcome and Introduction of Ike Colbert, Michael Nettles, ETS  
Predinner Remarks: Terrell Strayhorn, The Ohio State University