Networking Event Creates Connections Between Mentors and Students

CHICAGO HEIGHTS—(ENEWSPF)—February 27, 2013. African American male students in the south suburbs have an opportunity to network with professionals from the community at a free event hosted by the Prairie State College (PSC) Protégé Program.

“The Ties That Bind or Knot: Strengthening Ties with African American Males,” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 7, in the Conference Center of the college main campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

Students will meet and mingle with professionals in government, health care, education, business, music, technology, law, and the military. The first 50 students to register for this invitation-only event will receive a necktie at the end of the evening.

The Protégé Program cultivates academic success through mentoring, personal advisement, transfer college visits, cultural outings, and various workshops aimed at overcoming common obstacles to the students’ academic success. For more information, contact William Berkley at (708) 709-2946 or [email protected]