BRAVE 

Brothers Achieving Excellence

As an institutional effort to increase the success and the graduation rate of African American/Black and Latino/Hispanic male students at RCBC, BRAVE provides strategies for adjusting to college life, connections with college resources, peers, faculty, staff & administration of color through the following (5) five supports:

 

1: BRAVE MEN OF COLOR SUMMER INSTITUTE: 

Three-day college readiness experience for male students of color in their first year at RCBC. Opportunity to bond with peers and gain tangible resources for academic success. Empowering sessions equip participants with tools for professional development and a deeper understanding of being a male student of color in higher education.

REGISTER FOR 2024 BRAVE MEN OF COLOR SUMMER INSTITUTE HERE

 

2: CAFE CONNECT with MARCUS WHITE

Mondays & Thursdays @ 10-11 AM & 3-4PM

Casual conversations where BRAVE students can ask a dedicated RCBC staff member, Marcus White, any questions they may have about college, life, study resources, upcoming BRAVE events, RCBC important deadline dates, etc.

 

3: BARBERSHOP TALKS

Building brotherly bonds monthly around discussions such as mental health, effective networking,  relationships, and other topics about men of color in college.

 

4: BRAVE CONSIDERATIONS

Empowerment series and success strategies to support leadership development to excel in college and life: Financial Literacy, Career Preparation, Campus Resources On & Off-Campus, etc.

 

5: FALL & SPRING CAMPUS TOURS

Bus trip visits to colleges or universities that offer inspiration to transfer to a four-year institute to further academic pursuits.

Marcus White
Have Questions?

​Marcus A. White, M.A.
BRAVE Student Coordinator 
(609) 699 4977
brave@rcbc.edu

Upcoming Events - Spring 2024

Graphic design logo of Barber Shop Talk using microphone wrapped in barbershop pole

BRAVE Barbershop Talk

(Located in SSC 138 from 1 - 3 pm. Free food and swag drawing!)

  • February 28 - "Yerrr!" vs "Hello" 
  • March 26 - Mental Health of the Student
  • April 24 - Strong Finish...Courageous Commitments 

Campus Tours

BRAVE group photo at Rowan University campus tour

  • (Upcoming Visits): Morgan State University - Click here to RSVP!
  • (Previous Visits) Delaware State University, Dover, DE; Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ; Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE PARTICIPATING IN THE 2023 BRAVE SUMMER INSTITUTE!

View highlights from the 2023 BRAVE Summer Institute!

Classroom full of RCBC's BRAVE program students.
Classroom full of RCBC's BRAVE program students.
BROOTHERHOOD - Malik Howard, Dr. Wright, and Marcus White
BROOTHERHOOD - Malik Howard, Dr. Wright, and Marcus White
BBRAVE Achievement advising group photo
BBRAVE Achievement advising group photo
BRAVE 2023 Summer Institute - Student Success Coaching group
BRAVE 2023 Summer Institute - Student Success Coaching group
BRAVE students with RCBC Public Safety Officer
BRAVE students with RCBC Public Safety Officer
BRAVE Students with Malik Howard
BRAVE Students with Malik Howard
BRAVE Students with RCBC Senior Leadership
BRAVE Students with RCBC Senior Leadership
BRAVE Men-Tour-Ship Panel
BRAVE Men-Tour-Ship Panel
BRAVE Men-Tour-ship Panel
BRAVE Men-Tour-ship Panel
BRAVE group photo
BRAVE group photo

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This program is funded by the Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant.