Multicultural Initiatives

African American Network (AAN)

The African American Network serves to enhance retention rates, develop and assist African American students in graduation.  We are dedicated to providing academic and personal support as well as various other resources to maximize the educational experience here at UW-Whitewater.  The main focus is on supporting African American students' academic endeavors by connecting them with campus resources, community events, and educational programs.


  • Create and provide outlets for students' academic and social interests.
  • Serve as a link between African American students and UW-Whitewater.
  • Work toward increasing the number of successful African American students at UW-Whitewater.
  • Serve as a resource for UW-Whitewater students who are researching African American cultures.
  • Provide personal and academic mentorship to multicultural students.

Services Offered:

  • Academic Services: The AAN provides secondary academic advising for African American students such as course selection and major/minor changes.
  • Study Tables: Students are provided with the opportunity to study together to share ideas and resources.  Students are encouraged to utilize the tutorial center for academic help.
  • Brother 2 Brother & Sister 2 Sister: These are two mentoring programs designed to provide personal, social, and academic resources to multicultural students with a goal of enhancing retention and graduation rates.
  • Activities: The AAN sponsors and co-sponsors academic programs and cultural activities. 


AAN Study Tables:

Join us for any of the dates below!  All are located in McCutchan Hall Room 111, 5:00- 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

  • Wednesday, September 16: Welcome Back!
  • Wednesday, September 30: Resume Review Workshop *Location: Hyland Hall Room 3106*
  • Wednesday, October 14: Lawton Grant Information Session
  • Wednesday, November 4: Associates Degree Information
  • Wednesday, December 2: Last Study Tables- Study Tips/ Graduate School Prep


Graduate Coordinator:

Teresa Selph

224 McCutchan Hall 262-472-1114

Undergraduate Coordinators:

Terreea Shropshire, Cornealious Cook &  Lachiere Weathers

212 McCutchan Hall 262-472-2673


African American Network Students