Evolving Challenges of Black College Students New Insights for Practice and Research

ISBN-10: 1579222463

ISBN-13: 9781579222468

Edition: 2010

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List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 11/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Melvin Cleveland Terrell is Vice President Emeritus at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. From 1988 to 2008, Dr. Melvin Cleveland Terrell served as Vice President for Student Affairs at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, Illinois, where he remains Professor of Counselor Education.

Terrell L. Strayhorn is Associate Professor of Higher Education at The Ohio State University, where he also serves as Director of the Center for Higher Education Research and Policy, faculty affiliate in the Department of African American and Africana Studies, and senior research associate in the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity. He is the recipient of ASHE's 2009 Early Career Award.

Lemuel Watson is Associate Professor of Higher Education, Clemson University.

Introduction: The State of Empirical Research on African American Collegians
Knowing God, Knowing Self
African American College Students and Spirituality
Choosing College as a Life or Death Decision
First-Generation African American Women's Reflections on College Choice
Buoyant Believers
Resilience, Self-Efficacy, and Academic Success of Low-Income African American Collegians
Focusing on Achievement
African American Student Persistence in the Academy
Triple Threat
Challenges and Supports of Black Gay Men at Predominantly White Campuses
Challenges and Supports of Student-to-Student Interactions
Insights on African American Collegians
"A Home Away from Home"
Black Cultural Centers as Supportive Environments for African American Collegians at White Institutions
The Uniqueness of an HBCU Environment
How a Supportive Campus Climate Promotes Student Success
College-Bound Sons
Exploring Parental Influences on the Pre-Entry Attributes of African American Males
Mentoring and African American Undergraduates' Perceptions of Academic Success
New Directions for Future Research on African American Collegians
About the Editors
About the Contributors
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