Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.61
Liaison Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Submission Date June 30, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

California State University, Channel Islands
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Damien Pena
Dean of Students
Student Affairs
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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?:

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the student body:
CSU Channel Islands offers a multitude of programs for underrepresented students.

Hispanic students are encouraged to join Adelante Mujer, El Club de Espanol, and M.E.Ch.A. These programs encourage students to appreciate and embrace their Latina/o heritage.

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides college access to students whose educational and economic circumstances have limited their college opportunities.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students can participate in Spectrum (safe place for these individuals to express their gender identity), Coming Out Week, Coming Out Stars which are all programs designed for LGBT students to feel accepted into the CI community.

Kilusan Filipino embraces the Filipino culture through education.

USAWA is dedicated to encouraging the growth of all CI students by educating from an African American platform.

The event entitled Now & Then draws on the campus and local community to provide a forum for underrepresented groups to engage in discussion related to cultural experiences.

Wheel Reality recognizes true abilities and achievements of students with disabilities or impairments.

Native American Heritage Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration

Women's Recognition Luncheon honors women who foster the growth and development of our community through leadership, service and dedication.

Sexual Assault Awareness Week encourages those who have been sexually assaulted to speak out.

Asian Pacific Islander Celebration

Self Preparation for Educational Excellence and Determination is a Disability Resource Program that assists students with transitioning into academic preparation and success by on-going counseling throughout the fall semester.

CSU Channel Islands is a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) are defined as colleges, universities, or systems/districts where total Hispanic enrollment constitutes a minimum of 25% of the total enrollment. “Total Enrollment” includes full-time and part-time students at the undergraduate or graduate level (including professional schools) of the institution, or both (i.e., headcount of for-credit students). Member enrollment statistics are self reported by the institution for the fall semester of the year prior to the membership year. For example, year 2009 members provide fall 2008 enrollment statistics.

The Center for International Affairs has put together a comprehensive workshop on cross-cultural communication designed to help develop intercultural competency by developing cross-cultural basic skills and exploring how culture affects daily interactions.

Workforce Recruitment Program: Disability Resource Programs Collaborates with the Department of Treasury, Washington D.C. to provide CI students with disabilities the opportunity to interview for nation-wide internship opportunities.

Multicultural, Women’s and Gender Student Center

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the faculty:
We don’t have any formal programs as described in place for faculty.

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the staff:
We don’t have any formal programs as described in place for staff.

The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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