The Black Male Network

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The Black Male Network is a program created by the Office of Multicultural Student Services in the Spring of 2015. "The Network" consists of a series of activities focused on the development and success of Black Male students at Ferris State University.

This program provides an opportunity for Black males at Ferris to "make positive connections" with their peers and professionals in order to assist them in obtaining their degrees and to contribute towards society. 

 

Learning Objectives & Goals for the program:

  • To stimulate personal and academic growth and development with the Black males engaged in the program
  • To increase the level of engagement between Black males at Ferris, as well as between Black males Black male professionals
  • To increase the retention and graduation of Black males at Ferris

 

Program Highlights: 

  • Success Plans - students create and maintain a success plan to address their academic and personal goals for the semester
  • Connect Sessions - students connect on a bi-weekly basis to address a variety of personal and academic topics
  • Events - students attend off-campus social outings and conferences (free of charge)
  • Resources - we offer free giveaways such as professional dress attire, and one-on-one support

 

Meeting Dates/Times/Locations:

Connect Sessions will be held on Thursdays beginning in October (Fall 2018) and February (Spring 2019) at 6pm, in the OMSS Lobby - FLITE Suite 159.

 

Get Involved:

The Black Male Network is focused on supporting men of color at Ferris State University!

Students interested in being involved in the Office of Multicultural Student Services' Black Male Network are encouraged to complete the student profile application click here to complete online via OrgSync) or stop into the OMSS located in the FSU Library - FLITE Suite 159 to complete the paper application. 

 

Contact:

Ferris State University
Office of Multicultural Student Services
Attn: Michael Wade or Dr. Matthew Chaney
FSU Library, FLITE Suite 159
1010 Campus Drive
(231)591-2617 I [email protected]