The P.R.I.D.E. of Halifax (PReparing men for Intellectual, acaDemic, & Educational success) program is a college success, leadership, and professional development program designed to enhance student satisfaction, professionalism, retention, graduation, and 4-year college transfer rates. P.R.I.D.E. fosters partnerships between students, learning coaches (success coaches trained in mentoring, counseling, developmental advising, instruction, career exploration, financial planning, etc.), faculty, staff, professional mentors, and the community.
P.R.I.D.E. also offers the following:
- Learning Coaches provide high-touch counseling and advising while increasing engagement, confidence, and adjustment;
Professional mentors focus on skills needed to become responsible, productive citizens;
-Professional development/leadership training provides funds for men to attend local, regional, and national conferences;
-Workshops and internships provide paid work experiences, training, and career preparation;
-Financial planning enhances money management, loan & debt literacy, and scholarships;
-Tutoring services in math and English;
-Cooperative Learning, Tutoring, and Supplemental Instruction Math Laboratory provides support with developmental math improvement;
-Early alert identifies students experiencing academic difficulty;
-Business and industry field trips provide travel opportunities, career exploration, and networking;
-Laptop loan program provides technology access for academic support; and college visitations to promote transfer to four-year colleges.