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BLACK COLLEGE SUMMER TOUR '17 REGISTRATION OPEN
Sun, Jun 11, 2017, 7:00 PM – Fri, Jun 16, 2017, 10:00 PM CDT
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STEPPING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION BLACK COLLEGE SUMMER TOUR 2017
(PLEASE NOTE: The HBCU Tour is NOT FREE! This is a Registration form for if you are INTERESTED in Attending the Summer 2017 Tour ONLY. Once you Register by completing this form, a Representative will contact you)
If you are interested in attending the upcoming Black College Summer Tour June 11-16, 2017 attending:
- Spelman College
- Morehouse College
- Clark Atlanta University
- North Carolina Central University
- Tuskegee University
- Norfolk State University
- Hampton University
- Howard University
Our tours accommdate students from ALL over the United States and Internationally and provide the following:
- Detailed Campus Tour
- R/T Airfare
- Hotel Accommodations
- R/T Ground Transportation
- Breakfast Meals
- Cultural Excursions
- Academic Portfolio Advisor
- Tour T-Shirt, Backpack, Workbook & Journal
- Participate in Financial Aid & Scholarship Workshop BEFORE Tour
- Become a member of the STRD Virtual Network Community
REGISTER for FREE here via Eventbrite by FEBRUARY 15, 2017 and receive a $50.00 DISCOUNT on the Summer 2017 Tour!!
Once you Register here, a Representative will contact you to get you set up on a HBCU Tour of a lifetime!!
***GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE***
For more information about the Stepping in the Right Direction Black College Summer Tour, please visit: www.steppingintherightdirection.com or contact our office at 626.529.3802
Nicole Ford, Program Director
Stepping In The Right Direction
FACTS ABOUT HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
HBCUs enroll upwards of 370,000 students and graduate a significant share of all African Americans receiving degrees. While comprising only three percent of the nation's 3,688 institutions of higher learning, the 105 HBCUs are responsible for producing approximately 23 percent of all bachelor's degrees, 13 percent of all master's degrees, and 20 percent of all first professional degrees earned by African Americans annually. Black colleges and universities contribute to the continuing rise of black intellectuals, professionals, and creative artists which is so evident throughout American society.
- Over half of all African American professionals are graduates of HBCUs
- More than 50 percent of the nation's African American public school teachers AND 70 percent of African American dentists and physicians earned degrees at HBCUs.
- HBCU Xavier University is #1 nationally in placing African-Americans into medical school. ·
- In 2004 Black Issues in Higher Education reported: Eight of the top nine producers of African American baccalaureates in mathematics and statistics were HBCUs: #1 Morehouse College, #2 South Carolina State University #3 Alabama State University, #4 Spelman College, #5 Southern University and A&M College, #6 Tennessee State University, #7 Hampton University and #9 Howard University.
- Almost half of the members of the Congressional Black Caucus attended an HBCU. ·
- Spelman and Bennett Colleges produce over half of the nation's African American women who go on to earn doctorates in all science fields; more than produced by the Ivy League's Seven Sisters combined (Barnard, Mount Holyoke, Radcliffe, Smith, Wellesley, and Vassar Colleges)
- 9 out of 10 colleges that have African-American graduates who go on to pursue a PhD are HBCUs.