Central Florida / Metro-Orlando, FL Community Summit


Central Florida / Metro-Orlando

Event Name

Central Florida GradNation Summit

The Central Florida College Access Network (CFCAN) with Heart of Florida United Way is convening local colleges and universities, community services providers, high school counselors, and student leaders to increase knowledge of barriers and to develop solutions to support students graduating from high school and increasing students’ access, persistence, and attainment to postsecondary degrees and high quality credentials needed for the 21st Century workforce. Non-Academic challenges to low income, first generation and underserved minority students will be highlighted.  Attendees will leave the GradNation Community Summit with:

      *   Local graduation, access, persistence and attainment data

      *  Actions their organizations can take to support student graduation and postsecondary enrollment

      *  A better understanding of CFCAN

Event Date and Time

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

2:30 - 7:00 pm

Event Location

Orlando Museum of Art

2416 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Convening Organization

Heart of Florida United Way and Central Florida College Access Network

Hashtags, website, Twitter, etc: 



Additional Details

Local Sponsors & Co-Conveners: 

Heart of Florida United Way

Central Florida College Access Network

WUCF / American Graduate

Keynote Speaker(s):

Student Panel moderated by RoadTrip Nation

Troy Miller, Florida College Access Network

Featured Session(s):

Central Florida by the Numbers

Pathways to Success

Post-Secondary Planning and Financial Aid

Community Dialogue: Give/Get