|Submission Date||Dec. 3, 2012|
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups
Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the student body:
There are several affinity/support groups for students of color, including: Black Student Union, LaRaza Unida, Hope’s Asian Perspective Association, Theta Gamma Rho, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and National Society of Black Engineers. There is also intentional effort to build bridges among these groups by providing opportunities for them to collaborate.
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the faculty:
Hope offers a mentoring program for all faculty, including faculty from diverse and international backgrounds.
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the staff:
Hope does not offer an institution specific support program for underrepresented groups within the staff, however Hope staff are able to utilize support networks within the Great Lakes College association and through partnerships with colleagues in their areas of work.
The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :