MACAC and Henry Ford College present Camp College!
Date: Thursday, May 19, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Henry Ford Campus, Building L
The Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC) and Henry Ford College are pleased to present Camp College.
Camp College is a fun, interactive college planning workshop for high school students! The program is designed to help students prepare for a successful start in college. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
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9:30 a.m. - Welcome
Keynote Speaker - Dr. Kalvin Harvell
10:00 a.m. - 10 minute break
Breakout Session 1
10:40 a.m. - Tours & Lunch, Building M
Tour Group A: 10:40 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.
Tour Group B: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
12:10 p.m. - Breakout Session 2
12:40 p.m. - 10 minute break
1:30 p.m. - Thank you and return to buses
How to Choose a College, Rosenau Room A
Choosing a college can be an overwhelming process, so many wonderful choices are out there! This session will cover your college options, importance of self-awareness and what factors to consider when making your decision.
Speaker: Rachel Dupree, M.A., University Counselor, Career Development & Planning, Wayne State University
How to Find Your Why: Choosing the Right Post-Secondary Path, Rosenau Room B
Finding the right path after high school can be a challenge, so figuring out your “Why” can help you find your “How.” This session focuses on tips and tricks for post-secondary decision-making, from programs of study to career pathways and beyond.
Speaker: Devon Hall, Post-Secondary Transition Coach, Dollars for Scholars
Mental Health & The College Transition, Rosenau Room C
Preparing for college can bring forth a lot of emotions and mental health concerns. This conversation will discuss key mental health considerations and help students develop healthy coping strategies.
Speaker: Kay Jones, M.A., LLPC, Senior Recruitment Adviser & College Access Coordinator
Finding Your Resources in College, Berry Auditorium
Whether it’s tutoring, advising or friends, every student needs support in college. This session will highlight ways students can find different types of support and create connections at their college, including campus resources and student life.
Speaker: Britney Underwood, M.Ed., Admissions Recruiter, Henry Ford College
Keynote Speaker Biography
Kalvin DaRonne Harvell, Ph.D., Ed.S.
Professor of Sociology
Coordinator of the Black Male & QUEENS Focus Group
Founder of the Black Male Retention & Success Conference
Dr. Kalvin DaRonne Harvell is the oldest son of Lillian and Calvin Harvell. Dr. Kalvin DaRonne Harvell was born and raised in Flint, Michigan. Harvell earned a B.S. and M.A. in sociology, an Ed.S. in educational leadership (Specialist), and a Ph.D. in global leadership.
Dr. Harvell is a professor of sociology at Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan. He has taught an array of courses, including but not limited to, Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Society, Independent Studies, and Leadership in Diverse Communities and Organizations. Furthermore, Dr. Harvell taught in a learning community designed for under-represented males. In addition to his teaching duties, Dr. Harvell coordinates the Black Male and Quintessential Unique Essence of Ebony Necessary Sisters (QUEENS) Focus Group, an academic and social support network designed to address equity on the campus of Henry Ford College. Dr. Harvell is the founder and chair of the Black Male Retention and Success Conference. This conference is dedicated to the creation of sustainable programs that are designed to positively impact the college experience, retention, and graduation rates of Black male students.
Dr. Harvell is the past president of the Michigan Sociological Association. Additionally, he is the chief intellectual officer (CIO) at Harvell & Associates, an educational consulting firm involved in the production of asset-focused, culturally responsive educational programming. Of all his accomplishments and letters, the letters he is most proud and passionate about are - D A D D Y!