Microaggressions are common, subtle, messages that communicate racial indignations. Typically, these messages are unconscious in nature. However, racial-gender and sexual orientation microaggressions have an integral influence on students’ perceptions of campus climates as hostile, alienating, and isolating. Some of the common microaggressions men of color face in community college will be discussed in this webinar. Recommendations for faculty, staff, and administrative professional development will also be offered.
Large contingents of men of color are concentrated in varsity athletics. However, programming designed to support men of color in the community college often overlooks this segment of men. Promising practices on how community colleges can best support men of color before, during, and after their athletic experiences.
Research has shown that masculine identities can influence the success of men of color in college. This webinar will discuss how those engaged in retention programming can design and implement efforts to address the influence of masculine identity on success of men of color.
The topic will focus on gaining buy-in and support on college campuses for efforts to enhance outcomes for college men of color. This webinar will feature executive leaders who will discuss strategies that has been employed at their respective institutions.
Mentoring has long been used as the primary ‘silver bullet’ strategy for improving outcomes for men of color. However, too often, mentoring programs do not enhance student success. This webinar will focus on how colleges can best build and implement mentoring programs that foster success for men of color.
With the winding down of international conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, many veterans have returned home. Community colleges often serve as a primary access point for these students into college. This webinar will focus on how community colleges can construct programs, policies, and practices that are attentive to the needs and assets of veteran men of color.
For nearly 20 years, scholars and practitioners have investigated the experiences, perceptions, and outcomes of men of color in the community college. This webinar will synthesize those findings and offer research-based recommendations for practice. Moreover, suggestions for further inquiry on this population will be extended.
Advancing success for men of color in the community college necessitates support from all institutional and district-makers. This webinar will present information on how community college trustees can support systemic policy changes that can foster parity for men of color in the community college.
This webinar represents the first information-sharing session for the National Consortium on College Men of Color. The topic focuses on gaining buy-in and support from from institutional leaders on efforts to enhance outcomes for men of color.
This webinar will present findings from a recent study of men of color who successfully transferred from a community college to a four-year institution. Narratives from these men will discuss the role of institutional personnel and structures in fostering transfer success.