Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Tom Goldsmith
Submission Date April 27, 2012
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St. John's University, New York
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Clover Hall
VP of Academic Planning & IR
Institutional Research
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

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

We envision a more welcoming and affirming community where individuals are afforded opportunities to participate in and explore their own cultural and special interests and still feel comfortable and accepted as an integral part of the University and each distinctive campus community. To that end, we will design programs and initiatives that address globally inclusive topics as well as various issues of intolerance in an effort to engage all members in the process of community development.

Programs and Services

Cultural Awareness – To increase awareness of various cultures and the issues they face through:
• Campus-wide Diversity and Social Justice Programming
• Cultural Heritage Celebrations

Diversity Education – To educate members of our campus communities by creating opportunities for open discussion about differences and other relevant issues.
• Intercultural Dialogues
• Diversity Education Training
•_ General classroom diversity workshops
•_ Training for student staff
•_ Sensitivity training as part of judicial student cases

Global Awareness Project – We seek to reshape the way students think and behave in an effort to prepare them to become more responsible global citizens
• Lectures and Dialogues
• United Nations Global Leadership Programs (UN Headquarters)
• Global Leadership Development workshops

Retention Programs and Services – We seek to retain, prepare and graduate more students of underrepresented and underprivileged groups.
• Peer Mentoring Programs
• Ron Brown Summer Pre-Law Prep Program

Student Organization Advising – To ensure diverse and quality student-initiated programming for our entire student body.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the faculty:

Some programs include free adult literacy classes, and free speech and hearing screenings.


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the staff:

Some programs include free adult literacy classes, and free speech and hearing screenings.


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