About 50 male students joined male faculty, administrators, and staff at the Fall Gathering for the Male Initiative at Bowie State University Tuesday in the Student Center’s Theater Room.
Keynote speaker Warren Thompson, president and chairman of Thompson Hospitality, shared his lessons from his experience as a successful entrepreneur and business leader and highlighted the importance of cultivating mentors throughout your career. Thompson Hospitality manages BSU dining services.
Afterward, nearly 30 male students were matched with faculty and staff mentors through the program. Developed by President Mickey L. Burnim, the Male Initiative is a program dedicated to the advancement of male students at the institution, with the goal of increasing retention and graduation rates.
View photos from the Fall Gathering