African American Men in College

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Michael J. Cuyjet
Wiley, Mar 17, 2006 - Education - 384 pages
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African American Men in College is a much-needed resource that includes examples of real-world programs and activities to enhance academic success in the college environment for African American men. The examples are collected from a variety of institutions across the country. With contributions from leading practitioners and scholars in the field, African American Men in College explores the factors that promote a climate of academic success. The book shows how participation in extracurricular activities can create a positive social climate and examines the advantages of developing communication and leadership skills. It shows how fostering relationships with administrators and community leaders can promote academic success. The book also describes a proven mentoring program and examines the role spirituality and religion can play in bolstering successful college experiences.


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User Review  - Frank Jerome - Goodreads

Great read. Offers a broad overview of support needed for minority students and detailed examples of successful initiatives already created to help retention and persistence. Read full review


African American College Men
Enhancing the Academic Climate
The Impact of Campus Activities on African

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Michael J. Cuyjet is an associate dean of the graduate school and an associate professor in the college of education and human development at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the editor of Helping African American Men Succeed in College in the New Directions for Student Services monograph series from Jossey-Bass.

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