African American Men in College

ISBN-10: 0787964603

ISBN-13: 9780787964603

Edition: 2006

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Description: 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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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/17/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232

Michael J. Cuyjet is a Professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville, where he has been teaching and mentoring students in the College Student Personnel program since 1993. Prior to that, he served more than 20 years as a student affairs practitioner and an affiliate/adjunct assistant professor at Northern Illinois University and at the University of Maryland - College Park. During his 17 years at UofL he has also served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Acting Associate Provost for Student Life and Development. His research areas include underrepresented college student populations and competencies of student affairs new professionals. He is the editor and one of the authors of the 2006 book, African American Men in College, and a coauthor of the 2002 book, How Minority Students Experience College. He has edited two other books, including the 1997 publication, Helping African American Men Succeed in College; published more than twenty other journal articles or book chapters; and has made more than 100 presentations at national and regional conferences.

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Authors
Issues and Ideas
African American College Men: Twenty-First-Century Issues and Concerns
Enhancing the Academic Climate for African American Men
The Impact of Campus Activities on African American College Men
Enhancing African American Male Student Outcomes Through Leadership and Active Involvement
Developmental Mentoring of African American College Men
The Role of Spirituality and Religion in the Experiences of African American Male College Students
The Role of Black Fraternities in the African American Male Undergraduate Experience
African American Male College Athletes
African American Gay Men: Another Challenge for the Academy
African American Men at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Different Environments, Similar Challenges
Meeting the Challenges to African American Men at Community Colleges
Helping African American Men Matriculate: Ideas and Suggestions
Profiles of Some Successful Programs
Student African American Brotherhood
Meyerhoff Scholarship Program: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
The Black Man on Campus (BMOC) Project: Bowling Green State University, Ohio
Black Men's Collective: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Black Male Rap Session: University of Louisville
African American Men of Arizona State University (AAMASU)
Sons of Alkebulan and the Black Man Think Tank: University of North Texas
It's Easier Than You Think: Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio
The Collegiate 100: An Affiliate Organization of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Name Index
Subject Index
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