In the last few months, the Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) and TG have awarded Project MALES two new grants totaling over $578,000 to support Hispanic and African American male student success across the state of Texas. These three-year grant awards will support the Texas Education Consortium for Male Student Success, an ambitious… read more
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has recently awarded Project MALES a $50,000 grant for its male mentoring initiatives. The grant will provide support for the Project MALES Student Fellows Mentoring Program in the 2012-13 academic year, and it will allow Project MALES to expand the number of fellows and… read more
This weekend, Project MALES staff hosted the 2012-13 Training workshop for our continuing Fellows & new Mentors. We were pleased to have a cohort of 10 continuing Fellows and 30 new Mentors for this academic year, all of whom will be mentoring students in the X-Y Zone at Travis High… read more
Dr. Victor Saenz & Project MALES have had a busy summer. The Project MALES research team recently presented their research at the Texas Higher Education Symposium at UTSA in early August. Dr. Saenz has also presented at Tarrant County College – Trinity River Campus this summer and will be participating… read more
Dr. Luis Ponjuan, co-director of Project MALES and soon to be Associate Professor at Texas A&M University, recently gave a featured lecture at the University of Arkansas for their “Latino Question” event in early June. Kudos to Dr. Ponjuan for representing Project MALES and for sharing the important work we… read more
The River City Youth Foundation (RCYF) and Father Active in Communities and Education (FACE) recently hosted their 12th annual Father’s Day Parade in the Dove Spring neighborhood of Austin, TX. Project MALES is a proud partner of both organizations. Congrats on great work RCYF and FACE!