Black Male Summit

April 12-13, 2019, at The University of Akron

Join us for two days of leadership and inspiration from leading national experts in African American Male educational achievement. We together will discuss how to build better pathways to how we recruit, retain and graduate African American Males in higher education.


Registration is now closed. See you at the Summit!


Featured Speakers

Shaun King

Shaun King

Jason Mayden

Jason Mayden, MS

Egypt Robinson

Devin “Egypt” Robinson

David Anderson

Dr. David M. Anderson, Sr.

Brian Heat

Brian Heat

Our Sponsors

We are grateful for the sponsors of the Black Male Summit:

  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • AT&T
  • The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • FedEx
  • Dominion Energy
  • Summa Health
  • Cleveland Clinic Akron General
  • Akron Zoo
  • Consolidus
  • Global Promotions & Incentives
  • Alyssa and Rob Briggs

Black Male Summit 2019 Agenda

Online | PDF

Hotel Information

Information on Hotels can be found here

New Season Gospel Choir Concert

April 12, 2019 | 7:00 pm |Student Union Theatre | Download the flyer