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Maximizing the 3 R’s: Recruiting, Retaining & Redefining the Under-Recognized Potential of Black Males in Post-Secondary Education

student panel of 3Rs event
Dr. Skyller Walkes, Interim Director of the Office of Disability Services and workshop coordinator with members of the Black males student panel

The Maximizing the 3 R’s: Recruiting, Retaining & Redefining the Under-Recognized Potential of Black Males in Post-Secondary Education event, held Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom, was hosted by the Office of Disability Services and its co-sponsors.  The event’s themes included recruitment and retention, intentionally inclusive practices, STEM representation, representation in study abroad and global opportunities for learning, and strategies for support around all the above.  This event consisted of three target audience sessions for students, faculty, and staff. Key note speakers for the event were Dr. Makola Abdullah, President, Virginia State University and Dr. Aaron Bruce, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of the Art Center College of Design at San Diego State University.