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Greater Expectations Conference Speakers

College Fair, expecting over 30 exemplary schools: the following have already confirmed

  • Belmont Abbey College
  • Central Piedmont Community College
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Davidson College
  • East Carolina University
  • Fisk University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Howard University
  • Johnson C. Smith University
  • Morehouse College
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Radford University
  • The Scholar Mom
  • Tuskegee University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • United States Military Academy
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Virginia Tech
  • Winston-Salem State University

Mr. Hezekiah Griggs, Opening Keynote Speaker

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Parent/Guardian/Student Session
Topic: Entrepreneurship Empowerment and Leadership

  • Mind, Money and Motivation
  • A Good “Honest” Hustle will Pay Off

Professor Michelle Horton, Wake Forest University

Founder/CEO YOUniversity Drive, LLC-Student Session
Michelle R. Horton is a first-generation college graduate and founder of YOUniversity Drive, LLC. After years as a corporate executive, Michelle made the decision to change careers and enter the college classroom as a professor. (Read More)

Topic: Go Hard or Go Hungry!!!

  • College is quickly approaching and now is the time to get focused and get serious about the path you want your academics, career and life to take. Are you driven and ready to go the distance in your quest for success? Ask yourself, “Am I taking responsibility for my life with a real commitment to excellence?”
  • The “Boyz to FreshMEN” session will determine if you are prepared to GO HARD or GO HUNGRY™!

 

Mr. Bruce Johnson

Associate Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at Central Piedmont Community College – Student Session

A native of Dayton, Ohio, Bruce A. Johnson currently serves as the Associate Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. (Read More)

Topic: STEM (STEMulate Your Studies)

  • The advantages of taking these courses
  • Career Opportunities

Kimberly L. Mallard-Brown 1LT

Kimberly Mallard-Brown is from San Antonio, Texas and attended the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. While at West Point Kimberly was a member of the Track Team and the National Society of Black Engineers. She had the opportunity to study abroad twice while at the Academy; she attended Texas A&M University at Qatar for a summer session in 2008 and completed a semester at the American University of Cairo in 2009. (Read More)
Topic: The Making of a 21st Century Leader

  • What does this young man look like
  • What are the stereotypes
  • What are the roadblocks and obstacles they can and cannot control
  • How can they stay polished to build a great brand

Mr. Steve Block, Financial Services Professional

Parent/Guardian Session
Steve is a man of faith, driven by the core principle that the choices we make determine the life we live. Ask him to elaborate, and he’d say, “every single day, we make choices that show whether we live life with courage, or not. (Read More)

Topic: Parent/Student Finances

  • How to Obtain and Sustain Financial Maturity
  • Roadblocks, Rumors and Responsibility
  • Students need Savings too

 

Mr. John Martin, CEO/Founder Young Black Male Leadership Alliance

Parent/Guardian Session
John Martin is the CEO and Founder of the Young Black Male (YBM) Leadership Alliance, a non-profit organization focusing on leadership development and college preparation for young, black men between the ages of 14 to 18. (Read More)

Topic: YBM and YOU

  • What is YBM
  • YBM Benefits and Programs
  • How to get and stay involved

Ms. Brandi Smith

Assistant Director of College Guidance at Charlotte Country Day School –Parent/Guardian Session
Brandi Smith is the current Assistant Director of College Guidance at Charlotte Country Day School in Charlotte, NC. She has spent the last ten years of career working in college admissions. (Read More)

Topic: GPA Game

  • What is a GPA (weighted/unweighted)
  • How is it calculated for high school and colleges
  • What does it mean for college and career choices

Mr. Alan Hendrix, CEO Vision Lawn Care

YBM Executive Leadership Team– Parent/Guardian Session

Alan Hendrix is an entrepreneur and the Owner of Visions Lawn Care & Landscape Design. He has operated businesses in California and North Carolina. (Read More)

Topic: The Making of a 21st Century Leader

  • What does this young man look like
  • What are the stereotypes
  • What are the roadblocks and obstacles they can and cannot control
  • How can you help them to build a great brand

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