MCC Daily Tribune

Men of Excellence - Creating A Pipeline for Success

On Monday, December 3, 2018, MCC's Men of Excellence (MOE) group had its end of semester Potluck at the PRISM Center. In addition to MOE participants, in attendance for this event were members of the Black Student Union and members of RIT's Men of Honor and Ambition (M.O.C.H.A.) group. The goal of the event was to show ongoing support and encouragement for African American and Latino men who are striving for excellence. Many thanks to Milladge Griffin, Coordinator for the MOE, for organizing this well attended event. Also in attendance were Joan Moorehead (Admissions), EJ Watkins (Counseling Services), Komekia Peterson (Counseling Services), Jason Parker (Academic Support Services), Henry Brown (Mail Services), Junior Dillon (Counseling Services), Shirley Batista Provost (PRISM), Gary Johnson (Schools and Integrated Pathways) and former MCC employee David Benitez, who currently serves as the Assistant Director for Rochester City Scholars and MOCHA at RIT.

Men of Excellence is a leadership program that will provide male students of color with the skills necessary to successfully navigate both in and outside the classroom.

Mission: Men of Excellence program mission is designed to academically, professionally, and socially support male students of color by providing coaching and leadership development opportunities through collaborative initiatives.

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Gantt, Calvin
President's Office