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    Student Success

    Our vision is to improve the retention and graduation rates for men and men of color at Fresno State.

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    Events and Activities

    Our team strives to create inclusive experiences that help support the knowledge, capacity for leadership and morale of students.

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    Peer Mentorship

    Our goal is to provide a support network and guidance to men and men of color to help navigate the higher education experience.


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Men's Success Initiative

Increasing student success by supporting the retention, access and campus culture for men of color/men

The Men's Success Initiative serves as a central resource for men of color at Fresno State. Our Mission »


Check out the myriad of resources and services that support the academic, academic success, financial literacy, leadership development and other areas of growth for the men of our campus community. List of Resources »


Peer mentors promote a sense of community while providing students with a direct channel for guidance and support. Request a Mentor »


Beginning in August, Jerry Gomez of Student Involvement will be hosting our weekly podcast. Episodes published at bit.ly/mens-success.



All are welcome to attend any of our events designed to support our population men and promote resources, networking and activities that are key to student success.

Monday, November 30 • 4 to 5 p.m.
RSVP information to be announced.

President Joseph I. Castro
Phong Yang, Admissions and Recruitment
Estevan Parra, LGBT+ and Gender Programs and Services
T. J. Taylor, African American Programs and Services