Community Vitality Summit

How can our higher education institutions contribute to our community’s revitalization?

(FLINT, Mich., Jan. 13, 2015) — The view from the top; how do the leaders of Flint’s College Town coalition perceive their institution’s role in community vitality? The leadership of UM-Flint, Kettering University, Baker College and Mott Community College will talk about the impact of higher education on community vitality and revitalization during the Flint Public Affairs Forum Summit on Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Center for Business at Baker College, 1050 W. Bristol Road, Flint.

During the Summit, each college leader will answer questions ranging from their leadership styles to current Town/Gown collaborations and their vision for what their institution can do for the community by 2025.

The panelists are:
Susan E. Borrego, Chancellor, University of Michigan-Flint
Wendy Hemingway, President, Baker College
Robert McMahan, President, Kettering University
Beverly Walker-Griffea, President Mott Community College

The moderator for the event will be Flint Mayor Dayne Walling. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

The Flint Area Public Affairs Forum was established in 1986. Sponsoring members include: Baker College, Flint Community Schools, The Flint Journal, The Flint Club, Flint Public Library, Genesee Intermediate School District, Kettering University, Mott Community College and the University of Michigan-Flint.

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