Headed by our own VP of National Relations, here are some of the conferences that our assembly members (and others on campus!) have the opportunity to attend!

Leadership at Michigan


March 15th, 2020 11am to 3pm

Couzens Multipurpose Room, University of Michigan

Build transferable leadership skills amongst community members by learning about one of the university’s most important values: diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome all on-campus residents, whether they are freshmen who want to get more involved during their college careers, or seniors who are already in various leadership positions. At the conference, there will be a professional keynote speaker, followed by a set of cohesive workshops designed to give participants a diversified and motivational experience. 

Keynote Speaker: Molly Kennedy

Keynote Speaker: Molly Kennedy

Molly is a nationally sought after Youth Motivational Speaker. She has dedicated the past 18 years to empowering today’s youth to be resilient and take charge of their future.Molly grew up in a dysfunctional family with addiction, divorce, abuse, neglect, abandonment, suffered from an eating disorder, was suicidal and a runaway at 15 years old.
Molly ‘walks the walk’ when it comes to resiliency, grit and perseverance. She turned her pain into a purpose and has achieved many life goals.

(Select Couzens Location)

Black Male Summit

March 20th-21st, 2020

University of Akron, Akron, Ohio

*Free registration, housing, and transportation

Join us for two days of leadership and inspiration from top national experts in African American male educational achievement. Together we will discuss how to build better pathways to how we recruit, retain and graduate African American Males in higher education.


Dr. Marc Lamont Hill: Host of HuffPost Live and BET News, VH1 and former political contributor for CNN

Payton Head: Former president of the Missouri Students Association & activist

Al Riddick: Founder and president of Game Time Budgeting, an award-winning financial fitness company
Topics so far: War on Youth; Intentionally Intersectional Leadership, TBD