COVID Notice: Because of the ongoing COVID-19 situation the M.A.L.E.S. Summer Bridge program has been canceled for Summer 2020.

Prepare for success at NSCC with this free summer program.

NSCC’s MALES Summer Bridge and Mentor Program is designed to increase access, achievement and graduation rates for underserved students who are first-generation, low-income, minority males and males of color, particularly young Latino and African American men, so their prospects for success in college and career are more attainable.

This free program aims to develop the academic and college readiness skills to excel in college and career. Participants develop a sense of belonging and purpose, as well as a pathway to developing a mindset of growth and empowerment. We help you succeed and stay in college!

Summer Bridge and Mentor Program Schedule

Lynn Campus, 300 Broad Street


  • Be an applicant to NSCC for the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Be a first-year and/or a new college student
  • Be a first-generation college student and/or from a low-income family
  • Satisfy NSCC's Accuplacer Placement Exams in Math and Communications or by a review of your HS transcript 
Maleek Byrd

With the support of the MALES program, I am on my way to becoming a part of the population of men of color that persists and completes college!

Maleek Byrd

MALES student

6 weeks

Tuesdays and Thursdays NSCC LYNN CAMPUS


This program is free to eligible students


Earned college credits upon successful program completion

For more Information
Contact Michele Cubelli Harris
NSCC Senior Special Program Coordinator


North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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