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2018 URBAN MALE INSTITUTE

October 19 - 20, 2018

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Welcome to the 2018 Urban Male Institute

“Empowering, redefining, and becoming men of content and character”

The Urban Male Institute is a two-day event where urban male students go to gain insights from industry leaders, forge network connections, and get an inside look at what their future holds.

October 19 and 20, 2018 | College of Business, Boca Raton campus, Florida Atlantic University



Institute Outcomes

  • ~ Engage in purposeful dialogue that validates experiences and potential challenges of young urban males
  • ~ Establish effective post-secondary educational goals
  • ~ Develop critical thinking, communication, and career readiness skills
  • ~ Develop leadership skills for use in the university community, the community at large, and the global arena
  • ~ Help students learn techniques to cope with challenges in a constructive way at the university and the workplace
  • ~ Provide guidance for students so that they may reach their ultimate potential

SPEAKERS

Dr. Corey A. King

Dr. Corey A. King

Maurice Ashley

Maurice Ashley

Michele Camps

Michele Camps

Matthew Hornaday

Matthew Hornaday

Samuel King

Samuel King

Junior Rivera

Junior Rivera

Veronica Romney

Veronica Romney

Ray Sylvain

Ray Sylvain

Ruben Ubiera

Ruben Ubiera

Tyree Vance

Tyree Vance

Jayson Williams

Jayson Williams

Seneca Williams

Seneca Williams

AGENDA

Friday, Oct. 19

Event
Time
Arrive at Campus
Noon
Lunch
12:20 - 1 p.m.
Welcome Speech: Presented by Dr. Corey A. King
1:05 - 1:35 p.m.
Ice Breaker: 5 Things
1:40 - 2:10 p.m.
Next Level Thinking: Become a Leader
2:20 - 3:30 p.m.
Intermittent Break
3:35 - 3:50 p.m.
Leveraging Your Social Media for Your Gain
3:55 - 4:30 p.m.
Man Up! Developing Career Readiness
3:55 - 4:30 p.m.
Emotional Intelligence Matter
4:35 - 5:10 p.m.
The Power of Positive Thinking
4:35 - 5:10 p.m.
Peer Discussion Activity
5:15 - 5:40 p.m.
Dinner / Networking
5:45 - 7:20 p.m.
Owning Your Actions
7:20 - 8 p.m.
Closing Remarks
8 - 8:20 p.m.
Transportation to Hotel
8:30 p.m.


Saturday, Oct. 20

Event
Time
Breakfast and Networking
9 - 10 a.m.
You are your Best Investment
10:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Taking Better Risks
11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Finance and Economics: Mo'Money, Less Problems
11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Break
12:10 - 12:30 p.m.
Dare to be Different
12:35 - 1:35 p.m.
Lunch
1:40 - 2:20 p.m.
My Path to Postgraffism
2:25 - 3:35 p.m.
Transportation
3:45 p.m.
Thanks to our Sponsors!

Transportation and Accommodations

Transportation Stops

We will provide complimentary transportation to Florida Atlantic University from the following locations:

We will also be responsible for transportation from Wyndham Hotel and back to FAU on Saturday morning, finally, we will transport all the attendees back to their original departure point.

Locations may be added based on the varying needs of the registrants.

Scheduled pick-up times will be sent and confirmed via email.

Accommodations

While participants may opt to stay at any nearby hotel, transportation will only be available from the Courtyard by Marriot Boca Raton located at 2000 NW Executive Center Circle, Boca Raton, FL 33431.

All attendees will be eligible for a group rate by clicking this link: Book your group rate for FAU Room Block or by calling 1 (800) 321-2211 or (561) 241-7070 and requesting a reservation under "FAU Room Block".

For those students who may require financial assistance, please contact: Ron Oliver directly via email: oliverp@fau.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a place to store my belongings upon arrival at the FAU campus?
Yes, upon arrival there will be a personal item check-in.

What should I wear?
Business casual — this means no jeans or shorts.

Is there a cost to participate in the event?
No.

Will I need to purchase my own meals?
No.

Where can I park on the campus?
Attendees may park at the College of Business Lot 7, at no cost.