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The Nixon Leaders Center Focus

The Nixon Minority Male Leaders Center  focuses on increasing collegiate minority male retention and graduation.

Our State Goal:

North Carolina Community College Minority Male Success Initiative are designed to support the educational and professional aspirations of minority males in the Community College System. The program seeks to increase the completion of developmental courses, retention, and graduation rates.

How Do We Plan To Do This?

To accomplish this, the program increases exposure to:

  • Mentorship
  • Educational opportunities
  • Professionalism
  • Civic opportunities
  • Networking
  • Fuel their vision for accomplishing goals.

So Who Is Considered a Minority Male?

“American Indian, Alaskan Native, Black (not of Hispanic origin), Hispanic (including persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Central or South American origin), Pacific Islander or other under-represented ethnic group.”

-United States Department of Education

Travis Corpening, Nixon Leaders Center – Coordinator

Location: Union Station 152


Phone: (910) 362-7604

Cedric Harrison, Nixon Leaders Center – Assistant Coordinator

Location: Union Station 152

Phone: (910)-362-7917