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Male Empowerment Network (MEN)

The Male Empowerment Network (MEN) is designed to assist male community college students from various backgrounds with enrollment, degree completion and university transfer. MEN provides students with a multi-faceted approach that promotes personal and professional development, provides support and networking, and encourages academic success. 

Each of the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges has a MEN chapter led by an advisor.

Rio's V.P. of Student Affairs LeRodrick Terry discusses the benefits of joining MEN.

Why Join?

  • Chapter members have access to campus and District workshops, discussion forums, webinars and networking opportunities.
  • Students are provided with access to college resources including advising, tutoring, counseling, disability services, veterans programs, financial aid and more!
  • The chapter is part of the Maricopa Community Colleges Minority Male Initiative.
  • It's free!  

To join MEN, contact one of the advisors listed at right.


  • Membership is open to Rio Salado students currently enrolled in six credits or more with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Members will be asked to attend club meetings and may also be asked to participate in volunteer opportunities.
Male Empowerment Network (MEN)