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Monday, September 21 • 8:00am - 8:30am
Serving the Underserved

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How HBCUs and community colleges are helping their students in need navigate the pandemic.

This session was available to ticket holders of the 2020 Texas Tribune Festival for the duration of the monthlong event.

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This session is presented by PepsiCo and supported by the Texas Association of Community Colleges and JPMorgan Chase. Media support is provided by San Antonio Report.

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Brittany Britto

Higher Education Reporter at The Houston Chronicle
Britto covers higher education for the Houston Chronicle. Previously, she was a general assignment features blogger and reporter for The Baltimore Sun. Britto has been recognized for her cultural coverage. In 2018, Britto was named a Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellow by the Society... Read More →

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Brenda Hellyer

Chancellor of San Jacinto College
Hellyer was appointed chancellor of San Jacinto College in 2009. Since joining the college in 1996, she has served in a number of executive positions including director of the San Jacinto College Foundation, executive vice president for resource development and vice chancellor for... Read More →
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Colette Pierce Burnette

President of Huston-Tillotson University
Burnette has led Huston-Tillotson, a historically Black college in Austin, since 2015. She serves as co-chair of the Mayor of Austin’s Task Force on Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities, board chair of Leadership Austin and treasurer of the Independent Colleges and Universities... Read More →
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Mike Flores

Chancellor of Alamo Colleges
Flores has served as chancellor of Alamo Colleges District since 2018, where he led the district to be awarded the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for performance excellence that a U.S. organization can receive. Previously, he served as president... Read More →
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Michael Sorrell

President of Paul Quinn College
Sorrell has served as the president of Paul Quinn College since 2007. He has been named Higher Education’s President of the Year by Education Dive and one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune Magazine, and he is the only three-time recipient of the HBCU Male President... Read More →

Monday September 21, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT