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Black History Month (CSU Alumni: Our Stories Continue)



February 24, 2023 at 11am

Recent graduates of CSU gathered virtually to discuss their brief journeys -- the good, the great...and the unexpected -- since graduating from the University. In a spirited and honest conversation, moderated by CSU’s Dean of Students, Antwone Cameron, the panelists shared lessons learned, successes earned, and the myriad opportunities possible with a CSU degree. 

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Chicago State University’s Presidential Lecture Series, sponsored by the Office of the President, presents conversations during Black History Month with thought-provoking leaders designed to engage the university and our broader community.

As Illinois’ only four-year U.S Department of Education designated Predominantly Black Institution, Chicago State University is uniquely positioned to elevate diverse thought leadership and speakers who bring inspiring ideas, promote courageous leadership,encourage civic engagement and elevate professional excellence.

Feb 21, 2023 at 1:00pm 

Live Recording

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The Role of a Public School Superintendent Post-Pandemic and in the 21st Century:

Devon Horton

Devon Horton, Ed.D.

'05 '18
Superintendent, Evanston/Skokie District 65
Doctorate in Education, Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Master of Art, Educational Leadership

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Sophi aredmund

Sophia Jones-Redmond, Ed.D. '98
Superintendent, Thornton Fractional HSD #215
Master of Science, Special Education

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Latanya McDade

LaTanya D. McDade, Ed.D. '98
Superintendent, Prince William County Public Schools
Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education

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Cheryl D. Watkins

Cheryl D. Watkins, Ph.D. '87
CSU Trustee
Retired CPS Network Chief and Education Consultant
Bachelor of Science, Special Education and Teaching 

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