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Men of Vision and Excellence

Men Of Vision and Excellence (MOVE) is a multifaceted support program for African-American males entering Armstrong as first year, full-time, college freshman. The goal of MOVE is to enhance retention, progression, and graduation by creating a culture of academic support and success. MOVE is part of the University System of Georgia's African-American Male Initiative.

Why is it needed?

African-American Men at Armstrong (Fall 2013 Statistics)


The academic component will provide students with the resources, skills, and facilities to excel academically.


The social component will provide students with opportunities to take part in a variety of social activities.

Student Requirements


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