Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.40
Liaison Kirsten Gabrielsen
Submission Date Jan. 21, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Orange County Community College
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kirsten Gabrielsen
Sustainability Coordinator
Biology
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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:

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) provides numerous services and accommodations for students with documented disabilities who need assistance with educational, physical and/or program accommodations while pursuing their education. Services are available at all SUNY Orange sites. To become eligible for services, students must meet with a Disability Specialist, complete an intake application for ODS, and provide qualified medical and/or psychological documentation of their disabilities. Services are designed to accommodate the limitations of the disability and are approved on an individual basis, as well as reevaluated each semester. ODS is also available for consultations, training and assistance to faculty, staff, and outside agencies.


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

The professional EAP (Employee Assistance Program) help faculty resolve problems before they become serious. Concerns addressed in the EAP include relationship issues, alcohol/drug problems, depression, job stress, financial concerns, legal problems, personal loss and other life stresses.


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

The professional EAP (Employee Assistance Program) help staff resolve problems before they become serious. Concerns addressed in the EAP include relationship issues, alcohol/drug problems, depression, job stress, financial concerns, legal problems, personal loss and other life stresses.


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

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