Minority Serving Institutions -

Community of Partners Council

Maximizing government-wide collaborative efforts
directed towards  Minority Serving Institutions.


2020 Creating a Presence MSI Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Conference in Dallas, Texas, September 27-29, 2020

* Excelencia in Education has released a series of documents regarding HSIs - including a list of HSIs (click on link below):

* 2020 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference (HBCU):

The 2020 HBCU Week Conference will be held September 19-20, 2020, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

To register, please visit 

Department of Education 2020 HBCU Conference Registration Webpage

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact .

To learn more about the Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Community of Partners, please see our "About Us" page.

 Learn more about the MSI-COPC's mission and purpose

 The organization is based on executive orders that mandate the MSI program.

 We host and partner on several events throughout the year.

 Additional resources associated with the MSI-COPC are available.   

MSI-COPC MEETINGS:                                                      

The next meeting will be held on September 13, 2020.
Agency Host:  Department of Commerce
Contact:   Senora Coggs (202) 482-8190
Location: Department of Commerce Headquarters
                     Room 1414
                     1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
                     Washington, DC, 20230
Time:   10:00am to noon (EST)
Agenda Items:
                    MSI Program Coordinators Roles and Responsibilities
Metro Stop
The closest Metro stop is Federal Triangle on the Blue and Orange Lines.

We look forward to seeing you!

Information on upcoming meetings (subject to change)


·         Wednesday, October 12, 2020

Managing MSI Programs – Institute for Higher Education Policy

Department of Commerce Room 4830



·         Tuesday, November 8, 2020

Preparing Reports/Plans for White House Initiatives (HBCUs, TCUs, and APPIs)

Department of Commerce Room 6029



·         Tuesday, December 13, 2020

Contracts/Grants/Acquisition Management-Research/Resources

LaJuene Desmukes, Director Office of Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Department of Commerce Room 1412




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