Alpha Beta Omega: Leadership/Mentoring for African American Males

Alpha Beta Omega will operate as a mentoring program for African American male students enrolled at GRCC. This mentoring program will systematically address academic deficiencies, college adjustment, social skill development, life skill acquisition and professional development. This program will utilize a holistic approach to mentoring that will serve as a medium for building resilience, productive coping, motivation, focus, critical thinking skills and social responsibility into the student's system of thinking, feeling and behaving. The development of such a system of thinking, feeling and behaving will effectively equip the targeted population with the internal resources necessary to transcend their various social, psychological and educational barriers. This program will integrate existing academic support services such as PY 100, tutoring, counseling/advising, and other available student services to accomplish its goal of life skill development. This intervention will pair program participants with both peer and staff/faculty mentors. In addition to mandatory participation in various workshops, presentations, tutoring sessions, community service opportunities, etc., this program will also utilize weekly meetings as a means for providing participants with a platform for engaging in culturally appropriate discussions related to their personal, social, psychological and educational experiences.

 

ALPHA BETA OMEGA (ABO)

Cohort Retention

Fall 2016 to Winter 2017 86% (N=66, full and part-time)
Fall 2015 to Winter 2016  74%  (N=57, full and part-time)
Fall 2014 to Winter 2015  83%  (N=64, full and part-time)
Fall 2013 to Winter 2014  64%  (N=44, full and part-time)

Course Success Fall 2016

Course Success Fall 2015

 

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ID 16724

To contact this college about this intervention, take note of the ID above, ID #16724, and then fill out the intervention contact request form

Please note that for security purposes, contact information can only be provided to known contacts at active Achieving the Dream institutions.

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