2018 Minority Male Success Initiative Conference

2018 Minority Male Success Initiative Conference


Welcome to the website for the Minority Male Success Initiative Conference.  The conference committee has been working hard to design a conference that offers something for faculty, staff, and students.  In addition to outstanding speakers, the conference will highlight promising practices and models that have been instrumental in helping prepare our minority males for success in postsecondary education or successful entry into the workplace. The overall focus of the conference is to engage public and private sectors to work together better in developing support systems on the state and community levels.


Who Should Attend:

The conference is designed for students, educators, and others who are responsible for developing interventions and programs to enhance the advancement and success of minority males in post-secondary education and in our communities.


Benefits of Attending:

By attending the Minority Male Success Initiative Conference, students and educators will gain valuable insight into further enhancing student success and professional development. Additionally, educators and other participants will gain valuable insight to help impact their institutions student success efforts and overall retention and graduation rates. The conference will also serve as a platform for endless networking and social exchange opportunities.



Sunday March, 25 - Tuesday, March 27, 2018



Durham Sheraton Imperial Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park
Address: 4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 941-5050


Conference Theme:

"Bridging the Gap: Innovative Approaches to Minority Male Success"


Call For Proposals:

We hope to present some valuable information and offer engaging breakout sessions centered on student success.  If you are interested in presenting at our conference or have attended a presentation that aligns with our conference theme, please consider submitting the information via the link below. Please submit your session proposal by Friday, February 2, 2018 by completing the following application.  We look forward to seeing you at our conference!



Conference Registration:

Registration for the conference is $150.00 per participant.  To register for the conference, please use the link below:



Hotel Registration:

The cut off date for making reservations at the group contracted rate is Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Our goral is to have a seamless check-in process for advisors and participants.  If you are an advisor making reservations for multiple participants, please utilize the Room List Form in the documents below.

Below you will find the appropriate link(s) for registration:

2018 Minority Male Success Initiative Conference Hotel Registration

(OR copy and paste the following link into a web browser) https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/2018MinorityMaleSuccessInitiativeConference