MACAC and Henry Ford College present - Camp College for the Class of 2021
Date: Thursday, May 6, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Online (using Zoom)
The Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC) and Henry Ford College are pleased to present a virtual Camp College for the class of 2021.
Camp College is a fun, interactive college planning workshop for specifically for seniors! The program is designed to help you consider, explore and prepare for life after high school.
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- 4:00 - 4:05 p.m. Welcome
- 4:05 - 4:20 p.m. Keynote - Kalvin DaRonne Harvell, Ph.D., Ed.S.
4:20 - 4:50 p.m. Session 1: It’s Not too Late! Options and Preparing for College in the Fall - Brittany Thomas, M. Ed.
Thinking it’s too late to pursue starting college this fall? It’s not! This presentation will help you with practical tips, and options you can do now to have a successful start. Presented by Brittany Thomas, M. Ed.
4:55 - 5:20 p.m. Session 2: Finding Your People – Britney Underwood, M. Ed.
There is more to college than class, and you’re not in this alone! This session will focus on how to connect with student life, the campus community, and support services to help maximize your personal success and student experience. Presented by Britney Underwood, M. Ed.
5:25 - 5:55 p.m. Session 3: Student Panel
This panel will include college students and recent graduates from the Detroit-metro area. The panel is excited to share their experiences related to direct-to-career (associate) programs, transferring from a 2- year to a 4-year school college and enrolling directly into a university.
5:55 - 6:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
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!