KTP Mission Statement and Goals

Mission Statement

Keeping the Promise will promote the intellectual advancement of Black and Latin@ Deaf students by demonstrating and reinforcing the essential values of scholarship and perseverance through intentionally-designed activities that foster motivation, empowerment, academic excellence, understanding of historical and cultural heritage, and model citizenship.


* Increase persistence, retention, and graduation rates of Black and Latin@ Deaf students.

* Support Black and Latin@ Deaf students in realizing their full potential.

* Equip Black and Latin@ Deaf collegians with success and survival skills.

* Offer self-awareness and multicultural learning events.

* Facilitate a campus-wide climate conducive to Black and Latin@ Deaf student success.

* Collaborate with other campus offices to support the education of Black and Latin@ Deaf students.

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