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Contact: Russ Hudson,
Media Relations Coordinator
Future of Urban, Metropolitan Universities To Be Discussed
International Group of Educators
speakers California State University Chancellor Charles
Reed, California Community Colleges Chancellor Marshall
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Roy
James E. Lyons, Sr., internationally known author
and former presidential advisor John Eger, Los Angeles County Economic
Development Corporation Chief Economist and Senior Vice President
Jack Kyser, award-winning actor and educator Tony
Assistant to the UC Riverside Chancellor for Excellence and Diversity
Yolanda Moses, and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
President and Chief Executive Officer Antonio Flores.
The speakers will take questions after their presentations.
There will also be several panels. Key panels are highlighted below. Panelists
will also take questions afterward.
WHERE: Torrance Marriott Hotel, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA 90503
WHEN: Oct. 2 through 4
WHAT: 11th Annual International Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities
(CUMU). The conference will bring together hundreds of educators, experts,
and authors from across the U.S. and from other countries.
HOW: Present your media organization’s ID/Press Credentials
for admission to cover a speaker or a panel.
SUMMARY: CUMU members, speakers, and experts
will gather to address universities’ roles
in preparing the workforce for the changing workplace and to consider how each
university should engage its community to mutually address environmental, economic
and social issues.
SCHEDULE OF KEY EVENTS:
Charles Reed, Mark Drummond, “CSU and CCC: Partners in Principle, Partners
in Fact,” Sunday, Oct. 2, luncheon noon-1:30 p.m., Torrance Marriott
Plana, talk “Theater as Outreach and Retention,” then
performance by his East L.A. Classic Theatre, “Much Ado About
Nothing,” as adapted by Plana to the California experience,
CSUDH University Theatre, Sunday, Oct. 2, 5-7 p.m.
Romer, “Urban Schools and Urban Universities – The
Recruitment and Retention Continuum,” Monday, Oct. 3, luncheon
12:30-2 p.m., Torrance Marriott
Eger, “Smart Communities, Universities, and
Globalizations: Educating the Workforce for Tomorrow’s Economy,” Monday,
Oct. 3, dinner 7-9 p.m., Torrance Marriott Hotel
Kyser, “Implications of Pacific Rim Development
for Urban and Metropolitan Universities,” Tuesday, Oct. 4,
breakfast 8-9 a.m., Torrance Marriott
panel: “Elected Officials View the Role
of Urban and Metropolitan Universities in Preparing the Workforce
for Tomorrow’s Economy,” Sunday, Oct. 2, 1:45-3:45
p.m., first floor, Salon E, Torrance Marriott
• Panel: “Community
College and University Collaboration for Facilitating Student
Success,” Monday, Oct. 3, 10:45
a.m.-12:14 p.m., Redondo Room, Torrance Marriott
• Panel: “Developing the Communiversity,” Tuesday,
Oct. 4, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., South Bay Room, Torrance Marriott
For complete details, go to: http://www.csudh.edu/CUMU/
For more information, contact Loretta Adikhai at (310) 901-1235
(logistics);Gary Levine at (310) 243-1055 (speakers and panels);
or Russell Hudson, Media Relations and Public Affairs Coordinator,
at (310) 243-2455.