Panelists Announced for FAMU State of the Student Summit
Free Public Panel Moderated by News Analyst Roland S. Martin
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Student Government Association and the Office of the President present the 2013 State of the Student Summit moderated by news analyst Roland Martin on Saturday, Sept. 28th from 2 – 6 p.m. in the Al Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center, 1800 Wahnish Way, Tallahassee, Fla. 32307. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Panelists will include Philip Agnew, executive director of the Dream Defenders; Jennifer Carroll, former Lieutenant Governor of Florida; Attorney Benjamin Crump, Parks & Crump, LLC.; Wil Haygood, journalist and author of “The Butler;” Rev. Nolan Williams, Jr., musical curator of the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.; Dorothy Inman-Johnson, author of “Poverty, Politics and Race…The View from Down Here;” and Keneshia Grant, former FAMU student body president and Syracuse University doctoral candidate.
The theme is “Race, Religion and The Reality of Tomorrow.” A panel of experts will engage in an honest conversation on the three subjects referencing today’s current events as a foundation of where the nation stands and where the nation still needs to go.
The community may register to attend this free event online at www.stateofthestudentsummit.eventbrite.com. This event is one of the activities sponsored under a new initiative by Interim FAMU President Larry Robinson and SGA President Anthony Siders using the theme, “Great Things are Happening Every Day at FAMU: This is the Rebirth.”
For more information, call the FAMU Office of Communications at (850) 599-3413.