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African American Men of Arizona State University (AAMASU)

AAMASU is a high school readiness program and a college student organization that has been in existence since August 2004. It has a two part mission preparing high school males for a collegiate journey also recruitment, retention and graduation of African American males at Arizona State University. Our motto is engagement, empowerment and excellence. We achieve this object by providing holistic programming at the university level to enhance the skills and assist in retention of African American male students at Arizona State University. Below is a brief overview of our objectives and annual programs.

Objectives

  • To engage in early outreach initiatives to prepare African American males for university entrance, persistence and graduation
  • Provide holistic programming at the University level to enhance the skills and assist in the retention of African American male students at Arizona State University
  • Develop relationships in mentoring, networking and peer support to assist in the developmental process of the university experience for African American males
  • Cultivate African American male leaders for the 21st century