At the beginning of every Spring semester, the Herbert H. Lehman Center for Student Leadership Development hosts the Engaging Urban Commuter Student in Leadership Conference. The event is designed to inspire and motivate students to persist towards graduation and help faculty and staff explore best practices for student development. Some of our keynote speakers have included: Dr. Shaun Harper; Dr. Jillian Kinzie; Dr. Stephen Qwaye; Rossana Rosado, New York Secretary of State; and Michael Smith, Special Assistant to President Obama.
Past Keynote Speakers
Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director, Center for Postsecondary Research & NSSE Institute
Rossana Rosado, Secretary of State of New York and former Editor and Publisher of EL Diario [video]
Shaun Harper, Executive Director, Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at The University of Pennsylvania [video]
Michael Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of Cabinet Affairs for My Brother's Keeper [video]
Last modified: Aug 2, 2016