HL 017: HBCUStory Symposium | From HBCU to Harvard

Last Updated on June 28, 2015

Dr. Crystal deGregory poses with speakers and members of the audience at the 2014HBCUStory Symposium at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities in Washington, DC.Dr. Crystal deGregory (pictured far right above with speakers and attendees of the 2014 HBCUStory Symposium) pays a visit to the HBCU Lifestyle Podcast for Episode 17 to talk about the second HBCUStory Symposium which took place October 2014 in Washington, D.C. The podcast also features Mia Hall who wrote one of the most revered HBCU blogs of 2014, “How an HBCU Prepared Me for Harvard”.

The HBCUStory Symposium 2014

Dr. Crystal deGregory of HBCUStory
Dr. Crystal deGregory

Featured is Dr. Crystal deGregory who held the second HBCUStory Symposium. Dr. deGregory speaks with great passion about the value of the research presented at the symposium. She also speaks about the honor of having the legendary Dr. Johnetta Cole as one of the event’s keynote speakers.

Dr. deGregory is the founder and executive director as well as history and culture editor of HBCUStory, Inc. She is an alumna of Fisk University and holds a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Tennessee State University.

Twitter: http://twitter.com/HBCUstorian
Facebook: http://facebook.com/HBCUStory
About Crystal deGregory, Ph.D.: http://crystaldegregory.com
About HBCUStory, Inc.: http://hbcustory.com

“How an HBCU Prepared Me for Harvard”

Mia Hall, Hampton and Harvard University Alumna
Mia Hall

One of the most talked-about and uplifting HBCU blog posts of 2014 was penned by Mia Hall for The Root. Not only do we take time to find out what inspired the Hampton University alumna to write the entry but we also get her thoughts on the value of her HBCU experience.

Mia Hall is a Speaker and producer of digital, print, and video content for outlets including Black Enterprise, SLAM Magazine, NBC's The Grio, Generation W and her personal blog: Mia's Full Court Press. Hall is an expert in professional development, sports business careers, community outreach, women's leadership, mentorship, professional etiquette, and accountability.

Mia’s Full Court Press: http://blog.miahall.net
Twitter: http://twitter.com/Mia_HallDaily
Facebook: http://facebook.com/MiasFullCourtPress

2014 Top 10 Podbean Podcast

We’re excited to announce that our HBCU Lifestyle podcast was one of the 10 Most Popular Podcasts in our category for 2014. You can see our podcast featured among the winners at Education.

We want to thank all of our listeners and partners for their support and part in our success. We look forward to continued success in 2015 and welcome your input and feedback.

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