The STCC-MILE (Male Initiative for Leadership & Education Mentoring Program at STCC) program is a program designed to provide academic support, mentoring, and community engagement opportunities, to Black and Latino male students at Springfield technical Community College. The program will connect student participants with professionals to serve as mentors throughout the student’s time at the college. The program will consist of 1:1 mentoring, group mentoring, skill building workshops, community service, tutoring sessions, and advising.
The goals the STCC-MILE program will be to:
1. Increase retention rates of Black and Latino males at STCC.
2. Connect students with professionals and/or faculty to serve as mentors to students
3. Engage the students in workshops that will provide them the skills they will need to be successful in the classroom.