Before Rushion McDonald stepped into the entertainment industry, he honed his business acumen at the University of Houston. Since graduating with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, McDonald has worked as a comedian and actor. He’s best known, however, as a producer for television host Steve Harvey’s various projects.

Soon, McDonald will bring his knowledge of show business to the University of Houston alongside several noted entertainers and broadcasters. The Entertainment Empowerment Tour offers panel discussions on the business of show business and will feature insights from veterans McDonald, Sherri Shepherd (“The View”), Roland Martin (CNN) and others. The event runs Oct. 2 – 3 in the Student Center South’s Houston Room. For a complete schedule and registration details, visit the event’s website.

Read more about the Entertainment Empowerment tour at the University of Houston here.