Saturday Events

Big Apple Classic Weekend, December 14-15, 2013 - “An Educational Wonderland”

Saturday, December 14th

The Big Apple Classic opens with exciting workshops, seminars, and activities, including a dynamic Leadership Summit, all held at The New York Times Building in the heart of Manhattan!

Location: New York Times Building:  620 8th Avenue, New York, NY  10018


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  • Saturday, December 14VUU New York Prayer Breakfast
    9:00 a.m.
    Union Baptist Church
    24 Clinton C. Boone Place
    Hempstead, New York
    Pastor Sedgwick Easley, ’98, ‘07
    Speaker: Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, Chairman, VUU Board of Trustees/Pastor, Grace Baptist Church
    Tickets can be purchased: At Union Baptist Church
    Online http://vuu-ny-prayerbreakfast.eventbrite.com/
    Calling 804-342-3938

Sessions start at 1:00 p.m.

1:30pm | Session #1 – Financial Literacy, Engineering & Health Professions and Entrepreneurship (NOTE: each speaker will talk for 15mins)

*       NY Times Welcome & Introduction (Daryl Bloodsaw-Director Advertising, NY Times)
*       Maurice Coleman-SVP Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
*       Dean Nada Anid, Ph.D-Dean School of Engineering & Computing Science, New York Institute of Technology
*       C. Lamont Smith-President & CEO, APSE-All Pro Sports & Entertainment
*       Q&A Session

 

3:00pm | Session #2 – Diversity in Sports, Sustainability & Going Green, Career & Technical Education Brief

*       Wendy Lewis- Senior Vice President of Diversity & Strategic Alliances, Major League Baseball
*       Dean Nada Anid, Ph.D-Dean School of Engineering & Computing Science, New York Institute of Technology
*       Sterling Roberson- VP Career and Technical Education High Schools, United Federation of Teacher’s
*       NYIT Closing Remarks
*       Q&A Session

**Additional BAC details to be announced

All Big Apple Classic events, activities and times are subject to change.

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