F.O.C.U.S. Group (First-Generation students' Opportunity for Career and Ultimate Success)

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F.O.C.U.S. Group (First-Generation students? Opportunity for Career and Ultimate Success) is designed for first-time male students who are the first in their immediate family to attend a college or university and are enrolled in a career program. The program provides these students with intense exposure to academic support and career exploration activities during the first year in college.

Program activities will include:

  • Academic planning
  • Weekly meetings (Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m.)
  • Career exploration activities (interest assessments, resume writing, interview skills workshops)
  • Leadership skills exercises
  • Awards (Book scholarships)


  • First-time student
  • Enrolled in at least 10 hours
  • Career program major

For more information, please contact:
Dana Bowser, Director of First-Year Programs at dbowser@chesapeake.edu or 410-827-5840
Richard Potter, Director of Multicultural Affairs at rpotter@chespeake.edu. or 410-827-5857