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KQED Community Conversation: Higher Education & Attainability | Oakland

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Mills College | 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94613

Will first-generation students be able to enter and achieve a college diploma? These and many other issues facing students desiring a higher education degree in California are critical topics to be discussed during a two-part series hosted by the KQED Community Action Panel.

Please join in for East Bay Community Conversations: Higher Education and the California Dream: Myth or Reality.

Hear from and share your thoughts with higher education administrators, faculty, Students, and elected officials.

Introduction: Dr. Kate Karniouchina, Dean, Lokey School of Business and Public Policy, Mills College


  • Dr. Elizabeth L. Hillman, President, Mills College
  • Dr. Jowel Laguerre, Chancellor, Peralta Community College District
  • Dr. Kimberly Mayfield. Dean of Education, Holy Names University
  • Mills College Student Representative

Closing Remarks:

  • The Honorable Loren Taylor, District 6, Oakland City Councilman
  • Janet Miller Evans, Moderator and Co-Host, Adjunct Professor, National University, KQED Community Advisory Panel
  • LaNiece Jones, Co-Host, Executive Director, Peralta Colleges Foundation, KQED Community Advisory Panel

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Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Lectures & Workshops
Address: 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94613

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