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Mizzou Black Men’s Initiative Keynote Delivered by Prof. Mitchell

May 1st, 2014

Professor David Mitchell

Prof. S. David Mitchell delivered the keynote address at the 2013-2014 Annual End of Year Banquet for the Mizzou Black Men’s Initiative.

According to the university’s Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center, “The Mizzou Black Men’s Initiative is a leadership development program provided by the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. [T]he purpose of the program is to assist in the successful transition of Black freshmen males into the collegiate environment. There are three pillars that guide the operation of the program: Support, Development, and Involvement. Students are supported through one on one meetings with professional staff members to allow time for goal setting, academic monitoring, and social support. Leadership skills are developed through the SSC 1150 course, participation in leadership activities, and community service opportunities. Lastly, students are encouraged to get involved through various campus lectures, exposure to campus resources, and our networking events with faculty/staff, and community leaders.”