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U.S. Rep. Alma Adams NC-12 and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visited Johnson C. Smith University for a roundtable discussion about the Build Back Better agenda

President Armbrister greets U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona

Charlotte, N.C. / July 12, 2021 - U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and U.S. Rep. Alma Adams NC-12 visited campus and toured the New Science Center to hear about the development of JCSU's STEM program. The accompanied by President Armbrister and representatives from the College of STEM, Cardona and Adams met with students and faculty in three classrooms.Cardona and Adams then participated in a roundtable discussion with faculty, staff and students about the Build Back Better agenda, that includes $45 billion in investments for HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions.

Cardona and Adams participated in a roundtable discussion with faculty, staff and students.

"Being on campus and walking the classrooms helps me realize the importance of the funding that is aimed at supporting our HBCUs said, Secretary Cordona. Many HBCUs have to do more with less. The $600 million dollars to support HBCUs and the important work they are doing is vital."

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