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Presidents Corner

Presidents Corner

By HBCU Buzz
HBCU Buzz: #PresidentsCorner is a digital series that highlights the excellence and progression of the Black College community with exclusive insights from the university Presidents. This series of curated talks are hosted by HBCU Buzz Founder and CEO Luke Lawal Jr. The one on one informative format will cover an array of hot topics, issues and initiatives of the featured school. We’re excited to distribute both recorded and audio content for this series to our 1M+ audience of HBCU students and graduates.
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Presidents Corner: Dr. Elfred Pinkard | Wilberforce University
Dive into episode 6 of #PresidentsCorner, with HBCU Buzz Founder/CEO Luke Lawal Jr. and Wilberforce’s President Dr. Elfred Anthony Pinkard as they cover an array of hot topics surrounding Wilberforce University today. Watch as Dr. Pinkard diligently goes through the history of Wilberforce (014:36), the nation’s first private HBCU (019:10) standing at 165 years old! Other topics in this episode will include the culture at Wilberforce (022:22), Dr. Pinkard’s plans for Wilberforce (026:30), the entrepreneurship program (036:50) and Covid-19 news (040:52). You will also uncover some fun facts about President Pinkard like his favorite book (005:04) and his deep love for history. HBCU Buzz: #PresidentsCorner is a digital series that highlights the excellence and progression of the Black College community with exclusive insights from the university Presidents. This series of curated talks are hosted by HBCU Buzz Founder and CEO Luke Lawal Jr. The one on one informative format will cover an array of hot topics, issues and initiatives of the featured school. We’re excited to distribute both recorded and audio content for this series to our 1M+ audience of HBCU students and graduates.
50:30
March 16, 2021
Presidents Corner: Suzanne Elise Walsh | Bennett College
Dive into episode 5 of #PresidentsCorner, with HBCU Buzz Founder/CEO Luke Lawal Jr. and Bennett’s College’s President Suzanne Elise Walsh as they cover an array of hot topics surrounding Bennett College today. Bennett College is 1 of the 2 All Women’s HBCU in the nation and in this episode you will get a real taste of what the culture is like at an all women’s HBCU (006:39). Other topics in this episode will include Bennett’s commitment to health and wellness (019:58), important Covid-19 decisions, and being the recipient of the Capital Finance Debt Relief Act (031:58). You will also uncover some fun facts about President Walsh like her most memorable concert (004:06) Spoiler Alert! It was when Whitney Houston opened for Chaka Khan. HBCU Buzz: #PresidentsCorner is a digital series that highlights the excellence and progression of the Black College community with exclusive insights from the university Presidents. This series of curated talks are hosted by HBCU Buzz Founder and CEO Luke Lawal Jr. The one on one informative format will cover an array of hot topics, issues and initiatives of the featured school. We’re excited to distribute both recorded and audio content for this series to our 1M+ audience of HBCU students and graduates. Episode analytics
38:06
March 2, 2021
Presidents Corner: Javaune Adams-Gaston | Norfolk State University
Dive into episode 4 of #PresidentsCorner, with HBCU Buzz Founder/CEO Luke Lawal Jr. and Norfolk State University President Javaune Adams-Gaston. In our Buzz Breaker (ice breaker) we will ask some fun questions to get to know President Javaune Adams-Gaston, such a memory at Norfolk State she will never forget . Then uncover the latest news surrounding Norfolk State told straight from the source. Watch as Luke and President Adams-Gastion discuss Covid-19, the recent Mackenzie Scott donation , new university initiatives , campus culture  and her legacy. HBCU Buzz: #PresidentsCorner is a digital series that highlights the excellence and progression of the Black College community with exclusive insights from the university Presidents. This series of curated talks are hosted by HBCU Buzz Founder and CEO Luke Lawal Jr. The one on one informative format will cover an array of hot topics, issues and initiatives of the featured school. We’re excited to distribute both recorded and audio content for this series to our 1M+ audience of HBCU students and graduates.
33:14
February 23, 2021
Presidents Corner: Vann Newkirk | Fisk University
Dive into episode 3 of #PresidentsCorner, with HBCU Buzz Founder/CEO Luke Lawal Jr. and Fisk University’s President Vann Newkirk as they cover an array of hot topics surrounding Fisk University today.  Home of John Lewis, Fisk University is a pioneer in race relations and you will hear how passionate President Newkirk is in this arena as he talks about his passion project: The Social Justice Institute. We will also discuss Covid-19, culture at Fisk and Black History Month programming. HBCU Buzz: #PresidentsCorner is a digital series that highlights the excellence and progression of the Black College community with exclusive insights from the university Presidents. This series of curated talks are hosted by HBCU Buzz Founder and CEO Luke Lawal Jr. The one on one informative format will cover an array of hot topics, issues and initiatives of the featured school. We’re excited to distribute both recorded and audio content for this series to our 1M+ audience of HBCU students and graduates.
20:30
February 16, 2021
Presidents Corner: Larry Robinson | Florida A&M University
Dive into episode 2 of #PresidentsCorner, with HBCU Buzz Founder/CEO Luke Lawal Jr. and President Larry Robinson of Florida A&M University as they cover an array of hot topics surrounding FAMU. Every episode we want to get you a deeper insight into WHO the president is. You will hear Dr. Robinson’s idea of a perfect day and a moment he will never forget, as well as what he wants his lasting legacy to be. We will also cover COVID-19, new university developments and tech partnerships that will drive FAMU to the future. HBCU Buzz: #PresidentsCorner is a digital series that highlights the excellence and progression of the Black College community with exclusive insights from the university Presidents. This series of curated talks are hosted by HBCU Buzz Founder and CEO Luke Lawal Jr. The one on one informative format will cover an array of hot topics, issues and initiatives of the featured school. We’re excited to distribute both recorded and audio content for this series to our 1M+ audience of HBCU students and graduates.
39:51
February 9, 2021
Presidents Corner: Aminta Breaux | Bowie State University
Dive into the #PresidentsCorner conversation with HBCU Buzz Founder and CEO Luke Lawal and President Dr. Aminta Breaux of Bowie State University as they cover hot topics. As a Bowie State alum, Lawal reminisces on campus activities, the Mackenzie Scott donation, the universities entrepreneurship program and opens a bias conversation of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity being the best on the yard.
41:03
January 29, 2021