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President Ricardo Fernández Recognizes the Urban Male Leadership Program During President Barack Obama's Historic Visit to Lehman College on May 4th, 2015

Photo of President Barack Obama“The mission of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance is closely connected to our own historical mission to transform lives and communities,” Dr. Fernández said. “I am proud to note that here at Lehman College we also have a very successful initiative called The Urban Male Leadership Program that has furthered that mission by mobilizing our talented students to go out into the community and speak with middle and high school students.” 

Michael Deas, Director of the Lehman Urban Male Leadership Program, Receives Bronx Chamber of Commerce Honor

Photo of Director Michael DeasMichael Deas, the director of Lehman’s Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) was honored by the Bronx Chamber of Commerce , as a leader who has made significant social and educational contributions to the city. Director Deas was recognized alongside luminaries such as former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, newly elected Speaker of the New York State Assembly Carl Heastie, and keynote speaker, State Senator Ruth Hassel- Thompson.