University program to target African-American males

AUGUSTA, Ga. – African-American males graduating from high school are invited to participate in Georgia Regents University’s The Winning Game Plan, a free summer bridge program that is  part of the institution’s African-American Male Initiative (AAMI).

The program will be held June 10-28 at GRU, and participants will have the opportunity to attend workshops that will equip them for academic and social success in college.

The deadline to apply for the program is May 31. Tuition, fees, and books will be provided.

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Georgia Regents University is one of four public comprehensive research universities in the state with nearly 10,000 students enrolled in its nine colleges, which include the Medical College of Georgia – the nation’s 13th-oldest medical school – the nationally-ranked Hull College of Business and Georgia’s only College of Dental Medicine. The clinical enterprise associated with the university includes the 478-bed Georgia Regents Medical Center, the 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia, and Georgia Regents Medical Associates. GRU is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an equal opportunity institution.