Tag: PHOENIX Black Male Initiative

New program starting small, making positive difference for students

A new program is seeking to increase the recruitment, retention and graduation rates of black male students at UW-Green Bay — and participants say it’s already making a positive difference. The P.H.O.E.N.I.X. Black Male Initiative, co-directed by Multicultural Adviser Shawn Robinson and Assistant Prof. James Coates of Education, focuses on creating community among a small […]

P.H.O.E.N.I.X. Initiative fostering community for black males

A program created in 2012 has made recruiting, retaining and increasing graduation rates among black male students of UW-Green Bay its mission. The P.H.O.E.N.I.X. Black Male Initiative was founded by Shawn Robinson, UW-Green Bay American Intercultural Center adviser, and James Coates, UW-Green Bay associate professor of Education, as an outlet for black males on campus to gather and increase the likelihood of their success.