Class Is In Session ft. George A Peters II +Lauren

In this episode of Class is in Session, host Ashlei Stevens interviews Lauren Grant and George 2.0 about HBCU Spring Coming, an annual festival for college alumni held in various cities. The conversation covers the background of the guests, the formation of HBCU Spring Coming, the cities and dates of the event, the activities and events at HBCU Spring Coming, the purpose and inclusivity of the event, and the HBCU experiences of Lauren and George. HBCU Spring Coming is a weekend-long festival that celebrates HBCU alumni and builds a legacy for future generations. The value of HBCUs and the importance of distinction were discussed, highlighting the unique experiences and opportunities they provide. The scholarship criteria and fundraising efforts were emphasized, with over a quarter million dollars awarded to HBCU students. The conversation also touched on the significance of HBCUs in the current social climate and the need for safe spaces and resources. Advice was given to college students, encouraging them to explore different disciplines and gain experience before pursuing their passions. The journey to event planning and entrepreneurship was shared, emphasizing the importance of learning and growth in corporate settings. Volunteer and internship opportunities were mentioned, and listeners were encouraged to register for HBCU Spring Coming to support the community and enjoy the festivities.