The purpose of the establishment of the BMI was to bring together a group of dedicated individuals who have an invested interest in the holistic development and success of Black males at Florida State University. The BMI places a special emphasis on recruiting and retaining Black males as they persist to graduation and beyond.
The specific goals of the BMI are:
- To provide students with a continuing orientation to the university and community life.
- To help students connect with other students in the university.
- To offer students a variety of support mechanisms.
- To guide students on a pathway to achieving student success while in college.