HBCU Schedule of Seminar Events

Time Session
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Black College Sports

  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Graduation Statistics of HBCU Athletics
  • NCAA Rules
11:00 am – 12:00 pm STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

  • Opportunities in the Sciences
  • Majors to Consider
  • Nothing Nerdy About It
11:00 am – 12:00 pm How to Survive College as a Christian

  • Stress, loneliness and other emotional challenges
  • Losing religion, finding God
  • Staying grounded in new environments
11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Your “GPS” to Success

  • Preparing the College Resume
  • Internships
  • Tools in Planning Your College Career and Beyond
  • Tips on How to Avoid Common Career Pitfalls
11:00 am – 12:00 pm


The Business of Entertainment

  • Music Scholarships
  • Careers in the Performing Arts
  • TheBusiness of Entertainment
11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Postsecondary Transition Education: Preparing Students with Disabilities for College

  • Inform students about college-level disability services and how they differ from services at the secondary level
  • Identify the laws that apply to secondary and postsecondary settings
  • Discuss the role that self-determination and self-advocacy play in transitioning from K-12 school to college
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm



Federal Government Internships

  • Dept. of Energy, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Naval Research
  • Paid internships for high school/college students
  • Internship Assignments
  • Application and selection process
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Mixed Up, Messed Up, and Moving On

  • Navigating Campus Pitfalls
  • Surviving Dorm Life
  • Academic Probation to Academic Success
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Timely Tips for Parents

  • How to Groom Your Child for College
  • Taking the SAT
  • Ways to Develop a College Information Network
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Show Me The Money

  • Special Scholarships
  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Form
  • When, Where, and How to get Funding for college
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm College Success: A Marathon, Not a Sprint 

  • Selecting the right fit college
  • Financing your education
  • Time Management
  • Learning to overcome obstacles, failures, mishaps
1:45 pm – 2:45pm White House Internship Program Presentation

  • Introduction to the White House Internship Program
  • Requirements and application procedures for participation in the White House Internship Program
  • An overview of benefits and opportunities for government service through the White House Internship Program
Alfred Street Baptist Church
301 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Office Number: (703) 683-2222