Increasing The Academic Achievement Of Minority Males: How To Create A Targeted Program That Will Help Them Succeed

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An overwhelming body of research highlights non-success of minority males in higher education. Sadly, in some arenas, academia has given up and even unofficially categorized male students of color as Lost Males. This presentation will cover critical factors, both external and internal, related to creating avenues for success of minority males in higher education. Included are strategies for measuring and increasing institutional readiness and capacity, as well as how to effectively engage minority males into the campus climate. Additional discussions will focus on creating faculty and staff involvement in minority male initiatives. The presenters will also discuss how to effectively strengthen the education pipeline for minority males, including policy implications.

Participants will understand particular needs of minority male students as they pertain to success in higher education; gain awareness of institutional readiness and capacity to support minority male achievement; learn how to develop targeted programs and activities geared toward minority males; and gain insight into formal and informal accountability strategies supporting minority male success in higher education.

  • Gain an understanding of external factors attributed to low academic success of minority males
  • Construct a plan for recruiting minority male participation in campus engagement activities
  • Learn how to identify and recruit campus personnel for participation in minority male initiatives
  • Develop and monitor benchmarks of student success for minority males
  • Learn about a model process for increasing academic achievement of minority males
  • 2 & 4-year institutions
  • Minority Male Programs
  • Academic Affairs/Instruction
  • Student Affairs/Services
  • Faculty (full and part-time)
  • Those who work with grant programs such as TRiO
  • Advising
  • Counseling
  • Recruiting & Outreach
  • Enrollment Services
  • Retention Specialist
  • Directors of Assessment
  • Developmental Educators
  • First Year Experience Coordinators
  • Tutoring & Learning Centers

Derek Moore, EdD., is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success at Arkansas State University Mid-South. In addition to his administrative and supervisory responsibilities, Dr. Moore leads the student retention and engagement committee at ASU Mid-South. Prior to this, Dr. Moore served as Director of Academic Advising and Career Services at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton, where he also served as chair of the colleges Retention committee. Additionally, Dr. Moore served as a student success coach and instructor of FYS courses at Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock, Arkansas. During his time at Pulaski Technical College, Dr. Moore co-chaired the institutional research advisory committee, and was a member of the Achieving the Dream initiative. He has also provided professional development workshops for faculty and staff, community groups, youth programs, and workforce associations. Additionally, Dr. Moore has developed curriculum, taught, and assessed summer bridge programs for underprepared students. He has led a Common Reader initiative, which involved faculty from across disciplines. In addition, Dr. Moore is currently serving as project director for Arkansas Community Colleges, focusing on common learning outcomes for first-year success courses. He has served on a statewide committee helping to develop curriculum for a Community College Leadership doctoral program.

Dr. Moore has contributed to and presented at numerous venues (local, statewide, & National) focusing on student success. For the past four years, he has presented at the annual The First Year Experience conference highlighting strategies for men of color. He has been a selected speaker for the HBCUs Connected: Executive Leadership. Dr. Moore has been a contributing author on customized textbooks for student success courses. He co-authored a recently released book, The College Experience for Men of Color, which is being utilized throughout colleges and universities nationwide.

His educational background: bachelor of science (B.S.) in Psychology from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, master of public administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and doctorate (EdD) in community college leadership from Morgan State University. His dissertation was titled The Relationship Between Environmental Mediators and Intrapersonal Factors for Men of Color in Community Colleges.

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