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Defender Conversation with HBCU Presidents

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Amegy Bank

1717 West Loop South

9th Floor

Houston, TX 77027

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Dr. Austin Lane and Dr. Ruth Simmons of Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M University, respectively, will join the Defender's Publisher and CEO Sonceria "Sonny" Messiah Jiles, for a spirited and informative community event regarding the opportunities and challenges facing HBCUs today.

We invite stakeholders to join us on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at Amegy Bank. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., with complimentary light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.

The Q&A program will begin at 6:30 p.m. Alumni, community and business leaders, and students are welcome.

Topics for discussion include:

  • Opportunities and challenges facing HBCUs today
  • Educational value proposition
  • Student success and completion
  • How the community and alumni can strengthen HBCUs
  • and more ...

Bring your questions for Drs. Lane and Simmons and plan on an enlightening conversation!

A Defender signature event, "Conversation with HBCU Presidents" is sponsored by Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and Amegy Bank.

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Amegy Bank

1717 West Loop South

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Houston, TX 77027

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