African American Male Scholars Initiative
The AAMS Initiative was selected as the 2013 Outstanding Diversity and Social Justice Initiative by the AJCU Jesuit Association for Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA).
The African American Male Scholars Initiative (AAMS) is designed to retain and ensure the graduation of African American male students at Saint Louis University. AAMS provides programs, services, and experiences that will connect African American male students to the university and community resources that will facilitate their academic and personal success. Student are exposed to peer education opportunities, mentoring, academic and leadership workshops. AAMS is meant to enable students to develop holistically as leaders and graduate from Saint Louis University.
Provide a supportive campus community for African American male students.
Provide experiences that enable African American male students to better understand themselves in the context of the larger community.
Provide exposure to campus and community resources that will enable African American male students to realize their potential for academic success and impact the campus and community as servant leaders.
To foster awareness of issue that affect African American male college students among campus and the community.
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