Brothers Achieving Milestones (BAM) provides space for men of color at Skyline College to speak freely, engage in a supportive community of men and strive for personal and academic success.

BAM enables members to excel academically, make positive change on campus and in their communities, demonstrate their individual and collective strengths and build one another into the leadership of the future. We encourage you to invest in yourself and join BAM Today!

We offer a series of services to facilitate student success and build a support community. While programming is regularly developed to meet the needs and interest of students, the following sessions occur each semester:

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On Tuesdays, lunch discussions on “Hot Topics of the Day and Personal Development” as well as relevant topics to prepare students for their future. Lunch is provided at each Chop-It-Up Session.

Campus Tours and Career Development

BAM host multiple campus tours for those interested in transferring to a four-year college or university, with networking with Financial Aid, Admissions, Academic Departments and student groups. Travel and lunch are provided.

Professional Development

BAM helps students develop tangible professional development skills, networking opportunities, and leadership development. Past events included meetings with Google, leadership conference attendance and a BAM Leadership Retreat.

Social and Cultural Activities:

In building our brotherhood, BAM host several social events during the semester. The dates and times are determined by the brotherhood. Past events included bowling, Division I basketball games, SF Giants game and movie premiers. Tickets, travel and lunch typically provided.


Contact our TRiO and BAM Director
Michael Stokes
(650) 738-4161
Or visit Building 5, Room 5-103.

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