Reginald K. Ellis discusses FAMU's commitment to serving its broader community. (S307)

The Crossman Conversation

Saturday, February 24, 2024 - 25 minutes

Host John Crossman engages in a dynamic discussion with Reginald K. Ellis, the Provost Professor of Community Outreach, Engagement, and Research at Florida A&M University. The conversation delves into Ellis' background growing up in a farming community and explores his role in fostering connections between the university and the broader community. They discuss the importance of reengaging with local communities, breaking down silos, and the university's commitment to serving its broader community. The episode also touches on topics like the significance of HBCUs, the role of politics in education, and the need for stronger ties between universities and local businesses. Ellis also shares insightful stories and perspectives.

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