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Strategies to Promote Academic Success: Frontier Center for Urban Education Lecture, April 6

Published March 29, 2017

The Frontier Center for Urban Education at Nazareth College will present its 9th annual lecture with speaker Chance Lewis on Thursday, April 6 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. in the Arts Center’s Room A-1 on the bottom level. Lewis will present his Strategies to Promote Academic Success. This event is free and open to the public. Nazareth College is located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y., 14618. For more information contact Dr. Shirley Summers at (585) 389 2958.

Chance Lewis, Ph.D. is the professor of Urban Education in the College of Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and an author of over 20 books including the national bestseller: An Educator’s Guide to Working with African American Students: Strategies for Promoting Academic Success.

He is founding executive director of the UNC Charlotte Urban Education Collaborative which is dedicated to disseminating the next generation of research on the improvement of teaching and learning in urban schools. Lewis formerly served on the faculty at Texas A&M University and Colorado State University.

Additionally, Dr. Lewis is the Chief Executive Officer of The CTQ Group, a comprehensive School Improvement Firm, with an intentional focus on School Turnaround of Low-Performing Schools.

Nazareth College's academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y. challenges and supports 2,000 undergrads and 800 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life's work.