Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation has partnered with Long Island University to establish the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports and Entertainment. Set to open next fall, the school will prepare students for careers in performance and management in the worlds of sports and entertainment. Students can earn degrees in music, music technology, entrepreneurship & production and sports management. Located in Brooklyn, 25% of the school’s students will receive full scholarships and graduate debt-free.
In a Historic Collaboration, @RocNation and Long Island University Establish Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment to Educate the Next Generation of Industry Changemakers from LIU Brooklyn. https://t.co/N5yYTGbmFR
— LIU Brooklyn (@LIUBrooklyn) August 4, 2020
“Pursuing higher education is an investment in one’s future. This partnership, envisioned alongside LIU President Dr. Cline, is a true investment in our community and young people in Brooklyn, in New York City and beyond,” Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez said.
“We look forward to joining with Roc Nation to offer an unprecedented educational resource that opens up the entertainment and sports world to a new and eager generation,” LIU President Dr. Kimberly Cline added.