David Lopez is a Navy, Desert Storm Veteran, 21 year police officer veteran and working on his 13 year as an Educator with AISD. He started his career at Akins High School as a criminal justice teacher there he built one of the largest criminal justice programs in the district. His students were able to earn… read more
As an institutional researcher working in a California community college, Dr. Abrica was trained to calculate transfer, degree, and certificate completion rates using two specific frameworks: The Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Scorecard Framework for Student Success and California’s Student Equity Plan Disproportionate Impact Methodology. Although she knew how to calculate… read more
Our Spring 2018 Consortium Institute will take place on Friday February 9, 2018, from 8:00am-3:00pm. This event will be hosted by our partners at the University of Houston-Downtown, which is located at 1 Main St, Houston, TX 77002. We will be joined by educational and student leaders from ISD’s, community colleges, and universities from… read more
Project MALES will join the University of Austin’s African American Male Research Initiative (AAMRI) and My Bother’s Keeper (MBK) Austin, in co-presenting a session titled, “Empowering Boys and Men of Color to Be Academic and Community Leaders.” This event aims to bring the college and community together to discuss teaching,… read more
Access & Excellence interviewed Jorge Rodriquez, program coordinator for Project MALES, and Angel Ortiz, a Radio-Television-Film junior, about their work and how their friendship has flourished into a model mentor-mentee relationship. For the full story click here.
This week the Project MALES Mentoring Program will kick off their spring semester mentoring activities at all of their sites. This semester our Mentoring Site Coordinators as well as our UT undergraduate students mentors, work-study students, and ULN interns, will continue to have conversations and engage in activities around our four themes:… read more