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Fearn House for African American Men is a black male initiative focused on improving the retention and graduation of African American men on campus. The Fearn House is designed to build a sense of community and connectedness by exploring the shared experience of African American men and facilitating opportunities for academic and personal growth in a safe and supportive environment.
You, as a member of the Fearn House, will have the opportunity to:
Fearn House members will participate in the following activities:
- Weekly Facilitated Conversations (Weekly) Monday | 5:30-7 pm
- Community Service Project Mandatory volenteer experience every semester; twice a year
- Fearn House Social Events
Fearn House is named in honor of Isom Fearn,Jr., the first African American graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. For 32 years, Mr. Fearn served as the Director of the Access Opportunity Program at the State University of New York at Geneseo, which provided academically and economically disadvantaged students an opportunity to attend college.