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2014 AAMI Consortium Conference

The Division of Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, and Pulaski Technical College will present the African American Male Initiative Consortium Conference Thursday and Friday, Feb. 27-28, 2014 at the Donaghey Student Center in Ledbetter Rooms A, B, C, and Meeting Room D.

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, The Ohio State University

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, The Ohio State University

The conference includes tracks designed for students, administrators, and faculty. Students will engage in interactive workshops that focus on leadership, healthy choices, and student development while administrators will garner insight on how to lead their students to success.

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, associate professor of higher education from The Ohio State University, will lead the administrator track. Strayhorn, associate professor of higher education at The Ohio State University, will be the plenary speaker for the administrative track at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in the UALR Student Services Center Auditorium.

He serves as a faculty research associate in the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, senior research associate in the Todd A. Bell National Resources Center on the African American Male, and faculty affiliate in the Department of African and African American Studies.

Dr. Glen Jones, president of Henderson State University, will open the conference with his presentation, “African American Males and College Success,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the UALR Donaghey Student Center, Ledbetter Rooms A, B, and C.

Dr. Glen Jones, president of Henderson State University

Dr. Glen Jones, president of Henderson State University

The conference will focus on standards, benchmarks and strategies that must be in place to have effective African American male student initiatives which increase the retention and graduation rates of this population of students in higher education. See the full list of sessions at AAMI conference schedule.

AAMICC will convene partners and supporters from across the State of Arkansas to address critical issues affecting African-American male students and review research findings and best practices.

Registration is closed. Check back next year for 2015 Conference.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (501) 569-8713 or email at hlhoward@ualr.edu.

We look forward to seeing you, your staff, and your students.