ExCEL is a part of the CUNY Black Male Initiative (BMI). This is a University-wide initiative that
provides African- American and Latino Males – with services and support that
contribute to academic and professional success in college. Through mentoring, academic and professional
development workshops, participants are provided with a variety of
opportunities to foster success.
The goal of
Project ExCEL is to assist the college in maintaining a consistent
multicultural enrollment with a focus on retention and graduation. The program strives to increase, encourage,
and support the inclusion and educational success of underrepresented groups
and all interested students, especially African-American and Latino males.
Male Initiative (BMI) program and activities are open to academically eligible
students without regard for race, gender, national origin or other