Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Monika Kamboures
Submission Date May 4, 2011
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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Meaghan Smith
Manager, Sustainability
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support under-represented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the student body:

African American Student Center
The AASC is committed to assisting African/African American/Black college students in successfully completing their degree programs. It provides retention and outreach programs and services that stimulate growth and development. The AASC is dedicated to preparing students for leadership and promotes academic excellence. The AASC is characterized by the African proverb, “It takes an entire village to raise one child” this is evident by the AASC's interconnectedness with the campus and surrounding community. These components enhance the educational experience of African/African American/Black students at Cal Poly Pomona, resulting in the enrichment of the entire community.

Asian/Pacific Islander Student Center
The APISC strives to assist the university’s dedication to advancing knowledge and learning while preparing students for life, leadership and careers in a changing, multicultural world. It coordinates projects, resources and services designed to meet the needs of Cal Poly Pomona’s Asian and Pacific Islander students, while providing an open environment to engage and learn about important issues regarding the community. The Asian & Pacific Islander Student Center exists to support all students at Cal Poly Pomona in their efforts to become multiculturally competent.

Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education
The mission of the Center is to increase the outreach, recruitment, graduation, and cultural pride of Chicanos/Latinos at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. In addition, the Center exists to support all students at Cal Poly Pomona in their efforts to become multiculturaly competent.

Native American
The NASC was established to provide support to Native American students at Cal Poly Pomona and to serve as a resource to the campus community on Native American culture and issues. In collaboration with students, staff faculty and other departments, the NASC works to support Native American students in their educational growth and personal development at Cal Poly Pomona. The NASC serves as a resource to members of Cal Poly Pomona community offering educational programs that also validate the cultural experiences of students that identify as Native Americans. The NASC is committed to the outreach, recruitment, retention and graduation of Native American students at Cal Poly Pomona. The NASC makes a further commitment to developing and maintaining relationships with Native American communities, tribal entities, organizations and agencies.

LGBT
The Pride Center provides education, advocacy, support and a safe space for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning (LGBTIQQ) and ally community at Cal Poly Pomona. The Pride Center serves the campus community through promoting empowerment and social justice on topics of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Disability Resource Center
The DRC, in collaboration with the campus community, promotes equal access and opportunity for individuals with disabilities in all aspects of university life by enhancing personal, academic, and career development. The DRC further seeks to empower students to fulfill their potential through self-knowledge, life-long learning, and growth.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the faculty:

Access & Disability Alliance
The ADA increases awareness of, and promotes access and equity for, individuals with disabilities throughout the Cal Poly Pomona campus community.

Asian Pacific Islander Faculty Staff Student Association
Cal Poly Pomona’s Asian Pacific Faculty, Staff, and Student Association is working hard to ensure APFSSA responds to the needs of API faculty, staff, and students campus-wide.

Black Faculty Staff Association
The Black Faculty and Staff Association works to support students, staff and faculty on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona by providing programming, scholarships, monthly general body meetings, scholarships and resources.

Latino Faculty, Staff, and Student Association
The LFSSA supports the academic and professional development of Latino faculty, staff and students as a means to enhance their leadership skills, and to celebrate and promote the Latino cultural heritage with the campus community.

Pride Alliance
Pride Alliance is an organization at Cal Poly Pomona for LGBT and Ally staff and faculty. The group meets periodically throughout each quarter.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the staff:

Access & Disability Alliance
The ADA increases awareness of, and promotes access and equity for, individuals with disabilities throughout the Cal Poly Pomona campus community.

Asian Pacific Islander Faculty Staff Student Association
Cal Poly Pomona’s Asian Pacific Faculty, Staff, and Student Association is working hard to ensure APFSSA responds to the needs of API faculty, staff, and students campus-wide.

Black Faculty Staff Association
The Black Faculty and Staff Association works to support students, staff and faculty on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona by providing programming, scholarships, monthly general body meetings, scholarships and resources.

Latino Faculty, Staff, and Student Association
The LFSSA supports the academic and professional development of Latino faculty, staff and students as a means to enhance their leadership skills, and to celebrate and promote the Latino cultural heritage with the campus community.

Pride Alliance
Pride Alliance is an organization at Cal Poly Pomona for LGBT and Ally staff and faculty. The group meets periodically throughout each quarter.


The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :
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