Hampton, Va. — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is scheduled to speak at the Hampton University 99th Annual Ministers' Conference today at 7 p.m. in the HU Convocation Center.
Duncan will discuss the role of the faith-based community in supporting educational improvement during his address.
The conference is the largest gathering of interdenominational African-American clergy in the world and serves as an opportunity for faith leaders to discuss ideas and enhance their ministry. Anyone interested in attending Duncan's address must register for the entire conference, which runs through Friday.
The conference features 20 workshops Tuesday through Thursday from 2 to 5:30 p.m.
You can register to attend the conference at the Holland Hall gymnasium on the Hampton University campus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday.
The cost is $200 per participant or $135 per seminary student with proof of seminary status.
For more information about the conference, please visit: monconf.hamptonu.edu
Editor’s Note: Please contact Maya Norvel (Cell-757-870-6523) for press passes. Media seating in the Convocation Center will be on the floor to the right of the main stage. Media parking is available in lot 5, across from Armstrong Stadium, adjacent to the Student Center.