Jay Z's Roc Nation Is Schooling Brooklyn Long Island University College Students
Jay Z's entertainment company Roc Nation will be launching and new school on the campus of Brooklyn Long Island University, which they are currently accepting applications for fall 2021.
Desiree Perez, Roc Nation CEO, referred to the partnership as “a true investment in our community and young people in Brooklyn, in New York City and beyond.”
“We’re excited that The Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment will provide unique insight, knowledge, and experiences for students and introduce the world to the next generation of unmatched talent,”
The Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment, will offer undergraduate degrees in music, music technology, sports management, and entrepreneurship and production.
Roc Nation has a scholarship entitled Hope Scholarship, which will be rewarded to 25 percent of the incoming freshmen class, allowing them to graduate debt-free.
Besides attending daily classes, seminors including special guest artist and speakers will be held granting students to participate in discussions and students will be offer hands-on experience through internships.
"In addition to providing resources for undergraduate students, the Roc Nation School will also extend benefits to high school students and younger generations through summer programs, starting next spring."