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Summer Institute for African American and Hispanic Men

In an effort to expose African American and Hispanic young men ages 13-15, to life after high school, Lone Star College at Kingwood has created an intensive week long outreach program.  The program is the African American Institute for Males (AAIM) and the Hispanic Institute for Males (HIM) will take place on Monday, June 19 – Thursday, 22, 2017. Please submit your application by, Friday, May 26, 2017. (There is no cost to participate in the program.)

Summer 2017 AAIM & HIM Schedule

Monday June 19th

Time Session Location
8:30-9:00am Check-In SCC
9:00-9:30am Welcome/Program Overview SCC
9:30-10:30am What I Wish I’d Known Before I Went to College SCC
10:30-10:45am Break SCC
10:45-11:30am Over Coming Challenges SCC
11:30-12:30pm Lunch SCC
12:30-1:30pm Am I My Brother’s Keeper SCC
1:30-1:45pm Break SCC
1:45-2:30pm College Prep 101 What You Need to Know as You Make Plans to Go! SCC
2:30-3:30 pm Recreational Activity: Basketball, Dodgeball, Board Games FTC
3:45 pm Departure SCC

 

Tuesday June 20th

Time Field Trip Day Location
8:00 -8:30pm Students  Check-In SCC
8:30-9:15am Buses Depart SCC
9:30 -10:00am University of Houston- Center for Mexican American Studies Houston, TX
10:00-10:30am University of Houston- Center for African American Studies Houston, TX
11:00-12:00pm Buffalo Soldiers Museum Houston, TX
12:15-1:15pm Lunch Houston, TX
1:30-2:30pm The Center for the Healing of Racism Houston, TX
2:45-3:30pm Return to Campus SCC
3:45 pm Departure SCC

 

Wednesday June 21st

Time Session Location
8:30-9:30am Bullying SCC
9:30-9:45am Break SCC
9:45-10:45pm Race and Crime SCC
10:45-11:30am Getting Engaged in Your Community SCC
11:30-12:30pm Lunch SCC
12:30-2:30pm Movie: 13 SCC
2:30-2:45pm Break SCC
2:45-3:30pm Committed to Your Community SCC
3:30-3:45pm Evaluations SCC
3:45 pm Departure SCC

 

Thursday June 22nd

Time Session Location
11:00 am Graduation Check-In MUS 101
12:00pm Graduation MUS 101
1:30pm Reception MUS 101

 

Summer Institute for African American and Hispanic Men

Find Us on FacebookThe LSC-Kingwood Men's Center is a center that facilitates comprehensive support services, mentoring and educational programs to increase male academic achievement, campus involvement and enrollment. Essentially, the Men's Center will cultivate mentoring services, leadership opportunities and community building activities within and outside of the college.

Mission Statement

The LSC Kingwood Men's Center seeks to recruit, engage and equip male students with essential life and social skills necessary to begin and complete their degree, license or certification plan. We are committed to the enhancement of a positive LSC-Kingwood experience for current male students and to providing enrichment learning opportunities to future male students from surrounding school districts.

Goals

The Men's Center

  • Implement programming that addresses their socioeconomic and cultural diversity needs to adequately adapt to the academic demands of LSC.
  • To enrich the experience of the entire student body and community by providing opportunities to engage and educate the campus as a whole on issues related to men.
  • Strengthen our community and build partnerships with local organizations such as local school districts, businesses, and non-profit organizations to ensure a positive experience for those from historically under-represented backgrounds
  • Facilitate educational programming such as the African-American and Hispanic Summer Institute for Males, a Financial Literacy Program, Youth Mentoring (District Collaborative) , Men's Leadership Forum/Symposium and Youth Leadership Camps
  • Establish a comprehensive mentoring program for all first-year male students, starting primarily with male student are from under-represented backgrounds
  • Identify, develop and provide male student leaders opportunities to demonstrate cultural competence and service in a diverse and multicultural society.

Men's Center Fall Hours

The Men's Center

  • Monday-Friday: 8am-4:30pm

Director

Alfred Dorsey
Email:
Alfred.Dorsey@lonestar.edu
Phone: 281.318.4351