Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 28.80
Liaison Barry Schwalbe
Submission Date July 26, 2011
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Richland Community College
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Greg Florian
Vice President
Finance & Administration
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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:

Student Support Services/TRIO participants receive intensive support, tutoring, and mentoring. In addition, the program offers academic advising, transfer trips, cultural trips, orientation to college, leadership activities, and a variety of technology equipment. The program is designed to assist eligible Richland students graduate from Richland with a two-year transferrable degree and transfer to a four-year institution. The SSS/TRIO program is a federally funded student engagement grant. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, SSS/TRIO provides educational support to students who currently meet federal government low-income guidelines, first generation students (neither parent has a bachelor's degree) and to students with a documented disability. All applications must include documentation of income and, if applicable, documentation of disability. All services are free to SSS/TRIO participants.


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

Richland Community College is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and established the Faculty Teaching Internship Program in 2006. This program is designed to place minority and/or other under-represented graduate students working toward a master's degree in disciplines designated by the College. This program is made available annually to applicants. Students selected are classified as "interns" and transition into full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the discipline for which they were originally hired.


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

none


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