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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. Register now.

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.

Conference Registration Information

Register online at 2014 African American Male Initiative Consortium Conference Registration.

UALR students, faculty, and staff can register at AAMI Conference at UALR.

OR complete and print 2014 AAMI Conference Registration.

Make checks payable to UALR AAMI and send to:

Student Services Success Initiatives
c/o Harvell Howard
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2801 South University Avenue
Admin North, Suite 204
Little Rock, AR 72204-1099

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.