Higher Ed

Media and Social Change Series: Is Higher Education Failing Blacks and Latinos?

This event happened on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm at USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (ASC), Annenberg Auditorium (ASC G26).

USC Annenberg, in partnership with the Center on Communication and Leadership Policy(CCLP) and the Institute for DIversity and Empowerment at Annenberg (IDEA), presents a panel moderated by Robert Scheer in his Comm 310: Media and Society class. The title of the panel presentation is: 

Is higher education failing blacks and Latinos:
How a college degree did not protect black and Hispanic wealth during the recent recession

The panel will discuss a recent Federal Reserve Bank study. Panelists will include:  

Dean Ernest J. Wilson III, Ph.D., Walter Annenberg Chair in Communication and Dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Michele G. Turner, MBA and Ed.D., Executive Director of the USC Black Alumni Association

George Sanchez, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Diversity and Strategic Initiatives and Professor of History, USC Dornsife

Camille Gear Rich, Associate Provost for Faculty and Student Initiatives in the Social Sciences and Professor of Law and Sociology, USC Gould 

This event is co-presented by: The Center on Communication Leadership Policy & Institute for Diversity & Empowerment at Annenberg