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Urban Male Leadership Program at Lehman College

Michael A. Deas, L.M.S.W. Director, Urban Male Leadership Program

Urban Male LeadershipI am delighted to lead the Urban Male Leadership Program at Lehman College in strategic efforts to increase the number of Black and Latino males in higher education. And while I have seen progress, I am fully aware that it has not been enough. Barriers continue to rise making further progress for Black and Latino males even more difficult to attain. One of our noted advocates for education in the urban community, Malcolm X, stated, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” Read More

Urban Male Leadership Celebrates 10 Years and Sets a Fundraising Record

Fundraising RecordThe first Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch for the Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) took place on in late February celebrating the program’s ten-year anniversary at Lehman College. But in the process, also set a fundraising record: the awards raised more than $30,000, surpassing its fundraising goal of $20,000 and was attended by about 200 people. Read More






UMLP

The Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) is designed to facilitate the successful transition of first year and transfer students to Lehman College.  The UMLP is focused upon the recruitment, retention, academic success and graduation of students, especially underrepresented Black and Latino males in higher education. The UMLP fulfills its mission to support high achievement through monthly academic intervention and success workshops and leadership development trainings. Furthermore, each interested UMLP student, is presented with an opportunity to participate within Circle of Support Mentorship sessions. UMLP Students are paired with another student, staff member, faculty member or senior administrator, in order to further assist in their academic and social development at Lehman College. Read More

UMLP Appearances on Bronxnet OPEN Live with Dr. Bob Lee

Lehman College President's Video Message

2017 UMLP Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch Event Message from President Jose L. Cruz

UMLP Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch on Bronxnet News

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UMLP Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch Event Program

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