Men of Merit

  • About Men of Merit

    Mission Statement

    Jackson College’s Men of Merit is a service and leadership initiative whose mission is to inspire members to stay in college, advance academically, serve their community and become the men they dream to be.

    Vision Statement

    Jackson College’s Men of Merit is a first-class student leadership organization whose focus is establishing a community of support and brotherhood which promotes service learning, academic achievement, networking, accountability and personal and professional development of males of color.

    Membership

    JC Men of Merit is open to all JC male students. Members are expected to be committed to their academic success, professional development and available to attend Men of Merit meetings and functions.

    Objectives

    • To develop strong African American male student leadership
    • To increase their engagement in the college experience
    • To increase retention rates
    • To increase academic productivity
    • To promote service learning
    • To strengthen public speaking ability

    Yearly Events Include

    • Mentoring elementary, middle, and high school students
    • Networking: Meeting your business owners and elected and community leaders
    • Speaking engagements at community events
    • Community service projects
    • Study sessions (one-on-one/group)
  • Contact Men of Merit

Meeting Times

Men of Merit

  • Thursdays at 12 noon, Bert Walker Hall Room 216

Men of Merit and Sisters of Strength

  • Mondays at 12 noon, HLC Room 101

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