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VISION, IDEAS, ORGANIZATION
Boys to Men (BTM) is a mentoring program specifically aimed at the retention of African American/Black Male students at Montgomery College. It seeks to foster a greater degree of academic success student activism and personal responsibility. BTM will provide academic and personal mentoring for the above targeted student population. Participating students will also benefit from having their academic progress monitored each semester. We will have an off campus gathering/activity as well as a book reading and discussion series.
Participants who attend meetings and schedule a one-on-one meeting with our mentor/counselors will be eligible to go on our summer retreat to the Eastern Shore/Ocean City
Boys to Men Highlighted in Dr. Pollard's - State of the College 2013!
Discussion Topics to Inclued:
Financial Aid, Overcoming Mental Chains, Study abroad to Ethiopia, : What to do when stopped by police, The Psychological Necessity of Embracing Struggle from Erikson to DuBois, and comparing Ferguson, Baltimore and Gaza
Spring Semester Dates
February 4: 2 - 3:30pm, HU-313
February 18: 2 - 3:30pm,TC-215
*March 3: 2 - 3:30pm, Theater Arts (open college wide)
March 24: 2 - 3:30pm, TC-215
April 7: TBA, TC-215
April 21: TBA, TC-215
WE FEED THE FIRST 12 PARTICIPANTS!
To join students must complete an intake form and self-identify with the group. Aspiring supporters, mentors or others interested in participating should contact Professor Griffin prior to meetings at 240-567-5090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THIS PROGRAM IS FUNDED BY A ACACIA FOUNDATION GRANT