Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Registration for this event is closed. Please contact Chau Hoang with any questions you may have.

The Access Imperative:

Creating a Climate of College-level Success for all Students

PCC invites Faculty, Staff, Students and our Diversity Partners to attend this year’s exciting Black History Month event. 

We are honored to host Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County for Black History Month 2008. Dr. Hrabowski is a prominent proponent of math and science education, with an emphasis on minority participation. He has an outstanding record of honors and achievement in addition to publishing two books.

Dr. Hrabowski’s keynote:  The Access Imperative: Creating a Climate of College-Level Success for all Students will help us continue the process of developing ideas, strategies, and outcomes that will enable us to do a better job of being of service to all of our students. Seating at OMSI is limited. Please register by January 25th. We look forward to seeing you on February 8th.

A delicious breakfast reception with musical performances will be held with the following program:

Freeman A. Hrabrowski, III
President of the University of Maryland - Baltimore County
Friday, February 8th, 2008
Check-In & Seating at 8am, Breakfast served at 8:30am, Program begins at 9am, Book signing at 10:15am
Oregon Museum of Science & Industry auditorium, 1945 SE Water Ave., Portland, OR

We are pleased to be able to offer both books that Dr. Hrabowski has co-authored for sale at the event:

  1. Beating the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Males
  2. Overcoming the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Young Women

Thanks to the Union Bank of California and Portland Community College for sponsoring this excellent program. Due to their generosity & support there is no charge to attend this event.