Men About Business

The Men About Business Program of Alamance Community College strives to promote academic success and retention of minority male students through support that encourages academic excellence, self-esteem, and personal growth.

Program goals and objectives:

  • Increase the access and persistence rates of minority males.
  • Proactively connect minority males with academic and support resources during their enrollment at Alamance Community College.
  • Enhance the college environment creating a culture of success where minority males can develop a sense of belonging and a connection to faculty, staff, and other students.
  • Provide an opportunity for college success for all minority males.
  • Provide an open forum for minority males to discuss issues and concerns with professional mentors.
  • Improve the retention and graduation rates of minority males.
  • Enhance communication skills, self-discipline, motivation, and self esteem.


Kouassi Yao: 336-506-4330;
Larry Farrer: 336-506-4227;

Meeting Time

Once students are assigned a mentor, meetings will take place throughout the semester as needed.


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