AACC_MinMaleRetProgs: Tarrant County College District - Men of Color Mentoring Program

Program Name

Tarrant County College District - Men of Color Mentoring Program 

Submitter

Christopher Douglas 

First Name

Christopher 

Last Name

Douglas 

Contact Title

Director of Student Success 

College

Tarrant County College District 

Address

1500 Houston Street 

Address 2

 

City

Fort Worth 

State

TX 

Zip

75033 

Email

christopher.douglas@tccd.edu 

Phone

8175155009 

Phone Ext

 

Fax

 

Program URL

 

Program Description

The Men of Color Mentoring Program (MCM) is designed to increase retention and success rates for program participants.  Group and individual mentoring is used to increase student's use of support services, increase exposure to various professionals, and provide a blueprint for academic and personal success.

Program Services

Mentoring; College Survival Skills; Leadership and Professional Development 

Program Start Month

September 

Program Start Year

2012 

Current Number of Students

140 

Program Initiated

Tarrant County College District's participation with Achieving the Dream has help increase the reliance on data.  An examination of student success data revealed African American and Hispanic Males were not persisting and completing at the same level as other groups.  All student are eligible to participate with this mentoring effort, but these two sub groups are the focus.

Program Funded

This program is funded with College funds.

College President and Administrators Involvement

The Chancellor of Tarrant County College has been a strong advocate of this program and each of the five campus Presidents have also been supportive.

Program Success Story

A pilot mentoring program at Tarrant County College's Trinity River Campus witness program participants increase their academic performance by 19%, when compared to students who did not participate with the program.
Attachments
Latest Flyer MCM Fall 2013.pdf    
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Last modified at 10/25/2013 4:47 PM  by KEVIN CHRISTIAN 
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