Get ready for the 2018 HBCUgrow LEAD Conference & Awards! This year’s event will be held on November 15 just outside Charlotte, NC at the beautiful Gastonia Conference Center. Individual and group tickets are available.

Here’s the tentative agenda:

8:15 – 8:45a Registration

8:45 – 9:50a Student Lifecycles

10 – 10:50a Student Recruiting Panel

11 – 11:50a Role of Alumni in Fundraising

Noon – 1:45p Presidential Panel & Lunch

The Presidential Panel – a conference favorite – is back! Hear how Presidents are addressing challenges in the ever-changing HBCU higher-ed environment. Presidents and Chancellors (and maybe another Trustee) will field questions on enrollment management and other topics of interest from the audience. Come prepared!

2 – 2:50 Digital Impact Panel

3:00 – 5:00 HBCUgrow 2018 LEAD Awards Reception & Ceremony

Help us celebrate our 2018 LEAD Awards! We will begin with a networking reception before presenting awards to the winners in 5 categories. Winners are chosen based on the public’s input (50%) and our judges panel (50%). Be the first to see and congratulate the winners for:

  • LEAD Innovation
  • LEAD Marketing
  • LEAD Website
  • LEAD Military-Friendly
  • Best Leadership

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Thank you to our sponsors!

2018 LEAD Sponsors include HURON, BDO, vitalink, AndiSites, and Universal Printing