Event Date/Time: Aug 09, 2010
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According to the National Center for Education Statistics, white males graduate college within six years at a rate of 52.8%. Conversely, black males graduate at a rate of 34.4%. Some challenges to persistence of this population include lack of college knowledge and role models who have completed college, and funds. Campuses need to create strategies that work with black men to increase success rates and retention.

Join Academic Impressions as we highlight two colleges that have introduced targeted programs resulting in increased African-American male retention rates by 10% or more.

Those who are interested in increasing retention of African American males including those who work with grant programs such as TRiO, Title V, Title III, chief student affairs officers, retention specialists, and other advocacy office employees.