Bakersfield College


African-American Mentor Program

What is AAMP?

African-American Mentor Program (AAMP) is a program that incorporates drop in mentoring, resiliency guidance, problem resolution, general (non-academic) assistance, and “real talk”. AAMP has a network of passionate professionals on campus and out in the community that are dedicated to the success of African American students.

AAMP Meeting Time and Location: Levinson Hall 40, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

How to Join


AAMP Study Hall

AAMP has created an environment that supports African American Success in Math and Writing. This is a place where students can come every other Friday and get assistance either a class writing assignment or any math class that they are in. AAMP is not a substitute for other support services and students are encouraged to use any and all BC support services.

AAMP Spring Schedule

Time/Location Event Description
January 27th
Levinson 40
What is AAMP?
Our football coach and faculty chair Reggie Bolton spoke to students about time management and the importance of education. He and Mandelyn Hobbs highlighted the benefits of AAMP and discussed what it has been and what it could be in the future.
Hosted: Mandelyn Hobbs
Guest Mentor Speaker: Reggie Bolton
February 3rd
B 8
AAMP Study Hall
April 21st
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Levinson 40
Next Steps
Hosted: Julian West
Guest Mentor Speaker: Marco Antonio Alberto and Darius Riggins
April 28th
10 a.m. - noon
B 8
AAMP Study Hall

AAMP Staff

Reggie Bolton (Football Coach)

Julian West (Educational Advisor)
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Drop-in hours: 3-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday.

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