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2018 Prairie View A&M University The Business of the University Conference

As We Rise: Cultivating a Culture of Growth


Learn what campus business professionals across the nation at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) are doing to ensure they innovate, elevate, and revitalize their university business model to cultivate a culture of growth. Participants will receive insightful information that will enable them to escalate the economic impact of their institutions.

Finance Leadership Workshop

What You Will Learn

NACUBO’s professional development programs are designed to deliver the skills, concepts, and best practices for success to individuals in the business of higher education. The following course information is provided to help you determine the best learning experience to meet your needs.

  • Develop and broaden the relationship with colleagues at other like institutions
  • Discuss current issues and opportunities germane to minority serving institutions (MSIs) as well as small colleges and universities
  • Gain a broader and more comprehensive perspective of the role the Business Office plays in student success

Who should attend

  • Bursar Office Administrators
  • Bursar Office Managers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Human Resource Officers
  • Officers in a Business Affairs Department or related function


No prerequisites and/or advance preparation required.

Meet The Presenters

  • Wayne Barnett, , Aramark
  • Corey Bradford, , Prairie View A&M University
  • Dee Brown, , P3 Group
  • Teri Bump, , American Campus Communities
  • Derrick Elder, , Prairie View A&M University
  • Sidney Evans, , Morgan State University
  • Helen Giddings, , Texas House of Representatives
  • Alicia Harvey-Smith, , Lone Star College System
  • Johnathan Holifield, , White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • Jim Hundrieser, Vice President for Consulting,
  • Troy LeMaile-Stovall, , University of the District of Columbia
  • Lucille Mauge, , Clark Atlanta University
  • Juan Munoz, , University of Houston - Downtown
  • James Palmer, , Prairie View A&M University
  • Alan Robertson, , Morehouse College
  • Ruth Simmons, , Prairie View A&M University
  • Calvin Stamps, , Bretwood Capital Partners
  • Cynthia Teniente-Matson, ,
  • E. Joahanne Thomas-Smith, , Prairie View A&M University
  • Ashley Wicks, , Butler Snow, LLP
  • Joseph Williams, , Wheatley High School

CPE Information


Participants will be awarded up to 11 CPE credits for this group live event. CPE credits can be earned in the following category(ies): Management Services. Learning Level for this program is Intermediate.

NACUBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website


The registration fee covers the attendance for one person and includes session admittance, breakfasts, lunches, refreshment breaks and access to program materials. Early bird registration for both members and non-members end on 9/21/2018. 

Non-Member Member Advance Ended September 21, 2018


Non-Member Member Standard Ended November 10, 2018



Day 1

Show Full Day

Day 2

Show Full Day

Day 3

Show Full Day

Hotel & Travel Information

Rooms Rate

Single: $199.00

Double: $199.00

Phone Reservation: 844.204.5851

Rates guaranteed until: 11/06/2018 (subject to availability)

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