January 31, 2017

John A. Logan College Office of Diversity & Inclusion and Black Student Association present

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 • 9 a.m.
Batteau Room, Conference Center, John A. Logan College

State of the Black College Student is a 30-minute documentary that explores college graduation rates, loan debt, and skill acquisition through the lens of African American Students. Directed by Leman Raphael this thoughtprovoking film probes African American college students around the country about the value of their college experience from multiple angles in various disciplines and educational settings. Combined with a 60 to 90-minute Keynote Lecture/Q&A OR Panel Discussion, this event is educational, entertaining, and exciting. This conversation features an exchange between Doc Scriven and the audience, climaxing with solutions for improving the process and outcomes of educating African Americans.

Dr. Darryl ScrivenDr. Darryl Scriven
Author, Intellectual, Entrepreneur & Empowerment Speaker

Dr. Darryl Scriven is the chair of the Theatre, Humanities and at A & M Florida State University. He graduated from both Florida A&M University and Purdue University (Ph.D.) with degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy. He was a Fulbright Scholar to Morocco and Tunisia, and has taught at Wilberforce University, Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Also, he worked as a Professor of Philosophy & Associate Director of Education at the Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care. Dr. Scriven is a novelist, documentarian, co-founder of the African American Family Enrichment Institute, was the 2014 Commencement speaker for St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh North Carolina.