Being Black at Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)

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Being Black at Historically Black Colleges and Universities is a session that will engage Black students who are considering HBCUs.

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ACCEPT (a.k.a. Admissions Community Cultivating Equity & Peace Today) is following up this summer's popular Being Black in College webinar series with a fall series! Once again, the series is specifically curated to the needs and experiences Black high school students and the adults who support them. This 90-minute session will end with Q&A so attendees can ask questions specific to their own journeys to college.

This year has presented numerous challenges, one of which is Being Black in America. Experts in the admissions and college counseling fields are poised to share their experiences to benefit students who would like to consider attending a college that was designed with Black students in mind. Being Black at Historically Black Colleges and Universities is a session that will engage Black students who are considering HBCUs. Panelists will discuss the benefits and challenges associated with attending HBCUs and answer questions offered by students and their families.

This session will be moderated by Dr. Ashley Bennett, Director of College Counseling at KIPP Sunnyside High School (TX) and the presenters are:

  • Robert Destin: Former Assistant Principal at Crosby High School (TX) & Current Real Estate Mogul (TX)
  • Jamon Pulliam: Associate Director of College Counseling at Viewpoint School (CA)
  • Dr. Jawaan Wallace: Dean of College Counseling at Marlborough School (CA)

To save your spot, click the green "Register" button (above) on this page. We encourage students to enjoy the conversation live, but all registrants will receive a link to the recording to watch at their convenience. This webinar is free and open to all Black high school students and the adults supporting them, so please share with friends and family. Also, be sure to check out other webinars in ACCEPT's Being Black in College Fall Webinar Series. We welcome you joining any and all of them.

Administrative support for Being Black in College is provided by Collegewise. Check out Runway, their free series of college planning resources for high school seniors as well as parents, educators and younger students. And for even more free advice on applying to college, check out out their blog Wiser Notes and podcast Get Wise: College Admissions Explained.

Thanks for reading, and we're excited to see you soon!


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As educational gatekeepers, college admissions professionals hold the most responsibility in removing barriers to post-secondary education; everyone in this work has a role to play.

ACCEPT empowers college admissions professionals who seek to center anti-racism, equity and justice in our work and communities.

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