Virtual Agenda

2021 National HBCU Week Conference

Virtual Conference Agenda

Subject to Change without Notice


Tuesday, September 7— EDUCATION

9 a.m. HBCU Week Opening
9:15 a.m. U.S. Department of Education
11 a.m. “The Reimagined FSA/ Institutional Partnership” A Pathway for Presidents/Senior Level Administrators that leads to increased levels of engagement, collaboration, and student success
1 p.m. The FEMA & HBCU Partnership: Resources and Opportunities for Students, Researchers, and Academics
2 p.m. Listening Session: How Can the Institute of Education Sciences Support HBCU Applicants to its Research Grants Programs?
3 p.m. U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps Interactive Health Education Session
5 p.m. Scholar Evening with FDIC*

Wednesday, September 8• SCHEDULE— STEM DAY

9:30 a.m. STEM Education
10:30 a.m. Career Pathways in Tech, Esports & Gaming
11 a.m. Scholar Engagement with NASA*
11:30 a.m. Building Infrastructure and Capacity for R&D and Commercialization at HBCUs
1 p.m. Startup and Tech Entrepreneurship
2 p.m. Reimagining STEM Communities- On the Ground and Beyond
3 p.m. Scholar Evening with NASA*


10 a.m. Research Partnerships and Opportunities with the DoD (HBCU/MI) Program and University Affiliated Research Centers
11 a.m. HBCU Resiliency: Better, Stronger, and Prepared
1 p.m.


Renovating and Sustaining Your Cultural Assets: NEH Funding Opportunities for Infrastructure Projects
Exploring Equity Through Consortium Building
2 p.m. Cultivating HBCUs as a Catalyst for Economic Development Success
3 p.m. The First HBCU Law Enforcement Training Academy


9 a.m. Scholar Presentations
Federal HBCU Industry Day
9:30 a.m. Demystifying the Process: Best Practices for Applying for Federal Arts, Humanities and Culture Grants
10:30 a.m. Benefits of Attending an HBCUs for Black students in STEM
National Endowment for the Humanities Support for STEAM Projects
Health, Mortality, and Social Inequalities among African Americans
1 p.m. The Unlit Corridors of History: HBCU Libraries, Archives and Humanities Funding
How to Get on the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program
2 p.m. Need conference/meeting funds? FDA is looking for you!


*2021-2022 HBCU Scholars Only                          

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