African American Student Affairs

The Office of African American Student Affairs (AASA) researches, designs and implements unique programs that promote the pursuit of academic success, retention and graduation of students, with an emphasis on African American students. Many of the programs and services expand students’ cultural horizon while honoring their respective cultural experiences. The Office of African American Student Affairs resides in the Department of Multicultural Student Affairs. Multicultural Student Affairs works in conjunction with a number of university departments and colleges to conduct programs related to recruitment, orientation, retention and graduation in addition to academic, personal, professional and cultural development, which foster skills and strategies for being successful at N.C. State. Some of the programs and services of African American Student Affairs include the following: African American Symposium, Peer Mentor Program, A.S.A.P.- Academic Success Assistance Program, Kwanzaa Celebration, Freshman Honors Convocation, Student Leadership Development and Student Organization Advising.

African American Student Affairs

  1. Retention Programs and Services
    • Peer Mentor Program
    • African American Symposium
    • Academic Success Assistance Program (ASAP)
    • Freshman Honors Convocation
    • Guaranteed 4.0 Academic Boot Camp
    • Student Success Series
  2. Cultural Awareness and Reaffirmation
    • African American Heritage Month
    • Kwanzaa Celebration
  3. Student Leadership Development
  4. Student Organization Advising
    • African American Student Advisory Council (AASAC)
    • Association for the Concerns of African American Graduate Students (ACAAGS)

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