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UNC-TV to Air Education Summit Held at HPU

05.29.2014
Pictured from left are panelists Dr. Jim Merrill, superintendent of Wake County Schools; Jim Goodmon, president and CEO of Capitol Broadcasting Company; Bill Cobey, chairman of the State Board of Education; Chris William, moderator and executive producer for Carolina Business Review; Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president; Rep. Linda P. Johnson, N.C. House of Representatives; and Dr. Heath Morrison, superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

Pictured from left are panelists Dr. Jim Merrill, superintendent of Wake County Schools; Jim Goodmon, president and CEO of Capitol Broadcasting Company; Bill Cobey, chairman of the State Board of Education; Chris William, moderator and executive producer for Carolina Business Review; Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president; Rep. Linda P. Johnson, N.C. House of Representatives; and Dr. Heath Morrison, superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2014 – UNC-TV will broadcast the Carolina Business Review Education Summit, a panel discussion recently held on the campus of High Point University. The program will air in two parts, with the first segment showing at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 3, and the second segment showing at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10.

HPU hosted the Carolina Business Review Education Summit in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center on April 30. The panel featured six business and education experts who discussed the success and challenges of North Carolina’s K-12 public schools, along with the role of colleges, universities and the business community in addressing the state’s workforce and economic development needs.

HPU president Dr. Nido Qubein was among the panelists, which also included Bill Cobey, chairman of the State Board of Education; Rep. Linda P. Johnson of the N.C. House of Representatives; Jim Goodmon, president and CEO of Capitol Broadcasting Company; Dr. Jim Merrill, superintendent of Wake County Schools; and Dr. Heath Morrison, superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Chris William, a finance professional who works in the Private Client Group for Wells Fargo and executive producer for Carolina Business Review on UNC-TV, moderated the panel.

The broadcast also will be available at http://www.unctv.org after it airs.

UNC-TV has presented a number of special programs from HPU’s campus. Most recently, the network aired a presentation that featured best-selling author and leadership expert John Maxwell. Past specials have also included HPU’s entrepreneurship roundtable discussion with business leaders including Gov. Pat McCrory and racing CEO Richard Childress, as well as presentations with bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell, author and marketing guru Seth Godin, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

 

In addition to airing on UNC-TV, the program will also be featured in two segments on WTVI PBS Charlotte and UNC-MX. Below is a complete schedule of airings:

Part One
WTVI PBS Charlotte: Friday, May 30 at 8:30 p.m.
UNC-TV: Tuesday, June 3 at 5 p.m.
UNC-MX: Sunday, June 8 at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Part Two
WTVI PBS Charlotte: Friday, June 6 at 8:30 p.m.
UNC-TV: Tuesday, June 10 at 5 p.m.
UNC-MX: Sunday, June 15 at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

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