Methods and Measures
Sac State has many wonderful programs and initiatives, but many of its male students don’t know about them or are not taking full advantage. The Male Empowerment Collaborative is structured to work in tandem with existing support, retention, academic enhancement programs and initiatives rather than compete with or supersede them.
The collaborative approach is designed to help male students become more instrumentally and emotionally autonomous. The collaborative may tend to be more intrusive in the beginning, but as students enhance their skills, it will become less so. Students who are in structured programs should advance faster than those who are not.