University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Press Release

Black Male Youth-Milwaukee Summit Shows Options for Young Black Men

The Tuesday, Dec. 15 sessions are geared to the middle school groups; Wednesday, Dec. 16 sessions are geared to high school students.

By - Dec 10th, 2015 04:03 pm

MILWAUKEE _ The annual Black Male Youth-Milwaukee Summit, set for Dec. 15-16 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will bring 800 to 1,000 African-American middle and high school students and their teachers and mentors to the university.

The Tuesday, Dec. 15 sessions are geared to the middle school groups; Wednesday, Dec. 16 sessions are geared to high school students.

Schools and organizations from all over southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois will bring in young men from their communities for a day of workshops and presentations on topics ranging from higher education to career opportunities to money management. The theme this year is Knowledge + Power + Perseverance = Success.

For more information, email blackmaleinitiative@uwm.edu or check out the website at http://uwm.edu/aamaleinitiative/summit-black-male-youth/.

About UWM

As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, UWM has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. On an operating budget of $705 million, UWM educates about 27,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin. The Princeton Review named UWM a “2015 Best in the Midwest” university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. Its economic impact is more than $1.5 billion per year in Wisconsin alone.

Mentioned in This Press Release

Recent Press Releases by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UWM’s Yan wins funding for patient-centered research into breast cancer disparities

“The funding allows me to advance my work on patient-centered outcome research,” Yan said.

UWM physicists play key roles in first-ever observations of explosive neutron star collision

UW-Milwaukee members of the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration were instrumental in detecting the signal .

UWM biologist awarded $2.8 million grant to investigate kelp for bioenergy

The project will create and maintain a kind of “seed stock” for breeding kelp with genetic traits best suited for mass production.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *