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CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON COLLEGE COMPLETION STRATEGIES

9/25/2015 - Jackson, Miss.

WHO: Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
Mississippi Community College Board
Complete College America
WHAT: Hold conference for 300 community college and university educators to discuss strategies to improve college completion rates
WHEN: Monday, September 28, 2015, 11:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 8:00 a.m.—3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mississippi e-Center @ Jackson State University
1230 Raymond Road, Jackson, MS 39204

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Principal speakers will be available for interviews immediately following the luncheon on Monday, September 28 (approximately 1:00 p.m.) in the e-Innovation Lounge

  • Dr. Glenn Boyce, Commissioner of Higher Education, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
  • Deborah Gilbert, Interim Executive Director, Mississippi Community College Board
  • Dr. Bruce Vandal, Senior Vice President, Complete College America
  • Dr. Dhanfu Elston, Vice President, Complete College America

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The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning governs the public universities in Mississippi, including Alcorn State University; Delta State University; Jackson State University; Mississippi State University including the Mississippi State University Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine; Mississippi University for Women; Mississippi Valley State University; the University of Mississippi including the University of Mississippi Medical Center; and the University of Southern Mississippi.

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