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					          Continuing a Legacy
          Continuing a Legacy
                                               to Improve Communities
                                               to Improve Communities
        U.S. Department of Housing                   Historically Black Colleges
                                             and
         and Urban Development                            and Universities

               October 17–19, 2007      Adam’s Mark Hotel            Dallas, Texas

                                       Draft Agenda
                               (Last updated September 19, 2007)

                                 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17 
7:30–8:30 a.m.         Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30–9 a.m.            Greetings

                       Musical Selection: Paul Quinn College Choir
                         Larry Willis, Director

                       Welcome
                         Dr. Darlene Williams, Assistant Secretary, Office of Policy Development
                           and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development
                         Dr. Michael Sorrell, President, Paul Quinn College

9–10:15 a.m.           Musical Selection: Paul Quinn College Choir

                       General Session
                          Keynote Address: Dr. Dorothy Cowser Yancy, President,
                           Johnson C. Smith University

10:15–10:30 a.m.       Break

10:30 a.m.–12 noon     Musical Selection: Paul Quinn College Choir

                       Presidents’ Roundtable, Stepping Out of the Box and Into the Community
                          Moderated by Dr. Earl Richardson, President, Morgan State University
                          Panelists:
                              Dr. Ray Belton, Chancellor, Southern University at Shreveport
                              Dr. JoAnn Haysbert, President, Langston University
                              Dr. Johnnie B. Watson, Interim President, LeMoyne-Owen College
                              Dr. Robert R. Jennings, President, Alabama A&M University
                              Dr. David Swinton, President, Benedict College
12:15–1:45 p.m.     Luncheon
                       Keynote Address: Rev. Dr. Floyd Flake, President, Wilberforce University

1:45–2 p.m.         Break

2–2:30 p.m.         Presentation by Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
                       Speaker: Mr. Lorenzo Littles, Director

2:30–2:45 p.m.      Board Buses for Site Visit

5 p.m.              Buses Return to Adam’s Mark Hotel



                               THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 

8–9 a.m.            Registration and Continental Breakfast

9–9:30 a.m.         General Session, Leadership and Community Development
                       Speaker: Dr. Robert Pyle, Professor,
                       North Carolina A&T State University

9:30–10:15 a.m.     General Session
                       Speaker: Mr. Ephren Taylor, II, CEO, City Capital Corporation

10:15–10:30 a.m.    Break

10:30–11 a.m.       Presentation by FHL Bank Atlanta
                       Speaker: Deirdre Gross, Assistant Vice President, Community Investment
                       Services

11 a.m.–12 noon     General Session
                       Keynote Address: Tom Joyner, CEO, The Tom Joyner Foundation

12 noon–1:30 p.m.   Lunch (on your own)

1:30–3 p.m.         Breakout Sessions – The NYMIA Group
                       New Market Tax Credits
                       Fundraising Planning for Sustainability
                       The Community Planning Process
                       Rental and For Sale Housing Development

3–3:15 p.m.         Break
3:15–4 p.m.             General Session, Determining the Role of the HBCUs for the 21st Century
                           Speakers: Dr. Leon Caldwell and Dr. Gregory Washington,
                            University of Tennessee at Memphis

4–4:15 p.m.             Questions and Answers

4:15–5:30               HBCU Success Stories
                          Benedict College
                          Southern University at Shreveport
                          LeMoyne-Owen College
                          Winston-Salem State University

6–7:30 p.m.             Reception

                                                 
                                    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 

8–9 a.m.                Continental Breakfast

9–10:30 a.m.            Breakout Sessions – The NYMIA Group
                           Neighborhood Retail Development Process
                           The Community Planning Process
                           Using Technology to Change Communities
                           HUD’s Logic Model

10:30–10:45 a.m.        Break

10:45–11:30 a.m.        General Session, The Role of HBCUs in Community Development
                           Speaker: Isaac Heard, Jr., Professor of Geography and Urban Planning,
                            University of North Carolina at Charlotte

11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.   HBCU Success Stories
                          North Carolina A&T State University
                          University of the Virgin Islands
                          Stillman College

12:15–12:30 p.m.        Closing Remarks
                           Speaker: Ophelia Wilson, HUD’s Office of University Partnerships

				
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