South Men of Color (SMOC)

Operations Update for 9/27/22: The South Men of Color Collective is not meeting at this time. Capacity to support the Collective through Project Baldwin is in the planning stage now and an update will be provided soon.

South Men of Color (SMOC) at South Seattle College is a collective of students, staff and faculty who connect to empower. We are here to build community and brotherhood at South Seattle College.You can read more about our Mission & Values and the Men of Color Resource Network for students below.

Mission & Values

Create a safe and inclusive learning environment in order to foster academic, cultural and personal growth in its members. We will empower each other through camaraderie and brotherhood.

Men of Color Resource Network (MCRN)

We offer culturally relevant events, transfer and Running Start advising, mentoring, tutoring, leadership, financial aid and scholarship assistance.


Check out our annual calendar to view our upcoming events. South Men of Color brings several events to campus each year including: 

  • SMOC Welcome Event 

Scholarship Opportunities 

Earn your bachelor’s degree at a Historically Black College or University

If you are considering earning a bachelor’s degree, South Seattle College has partnered with two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to create transfer agreements that will make it easier for you to continue your education.

Wilberforce University (Ohio) and Southern University (Louisiana) have a long tradition of providing first-rate education to African Americans and are open to all students. Learn more at about HBCU Transfer Agreements