Minority Male Mentoring Program

The goal of MMMP is to increase African American male student's chance for academic and personal success in their first-year of college by connecting them with faculty and staff who serve as mentors and assist them with their journey through college.

Progress on yearly goals and outcomes related to intervention:

  • Increase fall to spring and fall to fall persistence rates by 10% and academic success (A, B, C, or P) rates by 5%
  • AY 2008-2009- Baseline persistence data from Fall 2008 for new African American males testing into at least one developmental course (n=175) was 73%.
  • AY 2008-2009- Baseline data from Fall 2008 of the overall success rates of African American males testing into at least one developmental course was 48% (n=386—duplicated counts).
  • AY 2008-2009- The President's Advisory Council on Diversity addressed the achievement gaps for African American students.
  • AY 2009-2010- African American Male Mentoring Program developed from focus groups. The focus groups were established to ascertain the reasons for the achievement gaps for African American male students.
  • AY 2009-2010- An overall 54% success rate (A, B, C, or P grades) in courses for MMMP students compared to a 46% overall success rate for non-MMMP students in Fall 2009.
  • AY 2009-2010- 92% persistence rate for Fall 2009 to Spring 2010.  79% persistence rate for Fall 2009 to Spring 2010.
  • AY 2010-2011- MMMP had a goal to increase both mentees and mentors and the participants of the program performed with more success than their non-participating peers.
  • AY 2010-2011- 88% persistence rate from Spring 2010 to Fall 2010. 71% of the MMMP students applied for financial aid for Spring 2010 semester. 73% persistence rate from Fall 2010 to Spring 2011. 77% persistence rate from Fall 2011 to Spring 2012.
  • AY 2011-2012- Fall Term GPA's: MMMP=1.74Non-MMMP= 1.60; Total College= 2.17; Cumulative GPA's: MMMP= 2.05; Non-MMMP= 1.88; Total College= 2.43; MMMP MAT 010 success rate was 59%, Non-MMMP was 37%, All-College was 51%. 
  • AY 2012-2013- By fall 2012, faculty mentored over 145 students with over 300 students participating in the program to date.
  • AY 2013-2014-The program changed its name to the Minority Student Mentoring Initiative to account for the program's expansion to include minority females.
    AY 2014-2015- As of Fall 2014, the MSMI had 111 minority males and females enrolled.  Additionally, the MSMI's services expanded to include tutoring, career counceling, and community service opportunities.
ID 14622

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