The Black Student Advising Centre Presents
The Power of Believing in Yourself: Reflections of a Rocket Scientist
Dr. Renee Horton
NASA Space Launch System Quality Engineer at Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans
Come join BSAC as we celebrate 30 plus years as the “Home Away from Home” for all students of African Descent through a story line event with Dr. Renee Horton who has excelled in her career despite going through many obstacles in her journey. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Material Science with a concentration in Physics from the University of Alabama as the first African American to receive this degree. Dr. Horton serves as a NASA Space Launch System (SLS) Quality Engineer at Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans. Throughout her academic career, Dr. Horton, has received numerous accolades and awards including the Black Engineer of the Year Trailblazer Award in 2011. Dr. Horton will be sharing her story of success, challenges and future aspirations to our students to encourage them in their educational journey. Join us for an evening of empowerment while celebrating BSAC’s many years supporting black student success!
Light refreshments will be served.
Moderated by: Dr. Barb Hamilton-Hinch
Entertainment by: Eriana Willis-Smith, Lyris Daye, and more!