Campus News

Counseling professor’s youth program receives grant from board of regents

Deryl Bailey, an associate professor in counseling and human development services in the College of Education, will receive a $22,500 grant from the University System of Georgia’s African-American Male Initiative to continue his work with the Gentleman on the Move program.

This is the third AAMI grant to Gentleman on the Move, a program which focuses on providing children and adolescents in grades K-12 with tutoring, guidance and social skills training while offering a supportive structure for their parents. The program conducts a Saturday academy, Saturday workshops for parents, semester exam lock-ins, summer academies and closely monitors students’ progress in school.