AIMM (Academically Influencing Minority Males) at North Lake

​The AIMM program is designed to encourage first-time and continuing minority male students to build connections and to create a supportive community of learning. All courses are taught by minority male faculty, and enrollment is limited to minority male students.

Faculty act as mentors to students and are available for additional help outside of class. Special advising and a student club, "Brother to Brother," are designed to help students find success in a supportive community.

Build Skills for Success

  • Share insights, experiences and understanding with men from similar backgrounds.
  • Receive attention and support from faculty who are committed to your success.
  • Develop life skills for personal, professional and academic success.

Two Ways to Participate

  • ​Enroll in one of the courses listed below.
  • Become a member of the Brother to Brother student club.

AIMM faculty

  • Dr. Angelo Alcala
  • James Duran
  • Dr. Malcolm Frierson
  • Valdez Gant
  • Dr. Darryl Howard
  • Enrique Otero
  • Horace "Skip" Ragler
  • Dr. Roy Vu

Brother 2 Brother Student Club

Brother to Brother seeks to promote successful college completion and improve the educational experience among African American and Latino male students. Brother to Brother participants can expect the following benefits of membership:

  • Leadership development
  • Career exploration
  • Connection with peers​
  • Academic assistance
  • Campus involvement
  • Networking and support

Contact Us

For more information about AIMM classes, contact:

Mitchel James

  • Academic Advisor

For more information about Brother 2 Brother, contact:

Dr. Malcolm Frierson

  • Visiting Scholar in History