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Professor Omari Scott Simmons presents on social capital and higher education at NACAC Conference

Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Scott Simmons presented “Social Capital: A Catalyst for Transforming Higher Education Narratives” at the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Critical Components Conference which was held May 27 – 30, 2014 in Charlotte, N.C. 

Critical Components is an interactive conference designed for the ever-evolving terrain of college admission counseling. Leaders in the field equip participants with innovative and relevant content which fosters solutions for the challenges faced by students and families. The goals of this conference are to articulate and prepare professionals for forthcoming issues that will impact their school, as well as the field.

More of his writing on social capital and higher education access can be found in his article  published in the Notre Dame Law Review, “Lost in Transition: The Implications of Social Capital for Higher Education Access,” 87 Notre Dame L. Rev. 205 (2011).

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 13,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education.

NACAC is committed to maintaining high standards that foster ethical and social responsibility among those involved in the transition process, as outlined in the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice (SPGP).

View the bio of Professor Omari Scott Simmons here.