2021 ILEA Virtual Summit – Welcome, Opening Remarks, Keynote, Q&A from PCC on Vimeo.

After a year of living within the physical, emotional, and educational confines of COVID-19, college students have encountered many challenges in surviving the new normal of online learning on top of the political climate from 2020. Kisa Jafri (Harper College), Ethan Chiu (Loyola University

Opening remarks from Lisa Castillo Richmond, Executive Director of the Partnership for College Completion and Dr. Sekile Nzinga, Chief Equity Officer, Office of Illinois Governor JB Pritzker followed by preview of summit agenda and introduction of keynote speaker.

Dr. José Luis Cruz Rivera, President of Northern Arizona University delivered the opening keynote address sharing his insights and reflections on leading equity efforts in higher education.

Moderated Q&A session with Dr. José Luis Cruz Rivera