Brother-2-Brother Scholars Identified at MCC

For more information, contact: R. Dianne K. McHutchison
Marketing and Public Relations
Manchester Community College
Manchester, CT 06045-1046
(860) 512-2914 Phone (860) 512-2751 Fax

Brother-2-Brother Scholars Identified at Manchester Community College

Manchester, Connecticut-(January 18, 2012) Brother-2-Brother is a program designed to support the academic and developmental growth of males of Latino and African descent attending Manchester Community College. The program, launched during the fall of 2008 semester, was developed to respond to requests by African American and Latino males attending the college to have ongoing formalized opportunities for this type of programing.

Participants in Brother-2-Brother are supported through various programs and services, which include access to a faculty/staff mentor on campus, regularly scheduled group check-ins and one-on-one success sessions with the program coordinators.

Twelve Brother -2-Brother Scholars have been identified for the 2011 fall semester at Manchester Community College based on overall grade point average of 3.0 and participation in the mentoring program and Brother-2-Brother program activities.

The following students are the Brother-2-Brother Scholars:

Jarrett Barrows – East Hartford
Johnathan Colon - Manchester
Victor Flores - Manchester
Phillip Francis - Hartford
Shamari Hunt - Manchester
Howell Mullings – East Hartford
Alexander Nieves - Windsor
Will Ramos - Glastonbury
Hakeem Rashid – East Hartford
Angel Rivera - Hartford
Joshua Roger – East Hartford
Anthony Sagay - Bloomfield

For further information, please contact Kendrick T. Roundtree, Coordinator of Mentoring Programs at 860-512-3327 or Robert C. Turner, Brother-to-Brother Coordinator, at 860-512-3328.

Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.

News Item Posted On: April 09, 2012
For Additional Information Contact: rdmchutchison at 860-512-2914