Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Sarah Laurie
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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State University of New York at Fredonia
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Sarah Laurie
Environmental Safety and Sustainability Specialist; PR Subcommittee Chair; ACUPCC liaison
Environmental Health & Safety
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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 Black Student Union (BSU) strives to promote a feeling of unity and pride among Black students and other members of the college community. The BSU continually aims to improve cultural and social development and increase Black awareness on campus in order to provide to the student body an organization equipped with the necessary knowledge of Black culture and other ethnic heritage.
http://sunyfredbsu.weebly.com/
Pride Alliance, formerly the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Student Union (GLBSU) strives to promote a feeling of unity among homosexual, bisexual students, and other members of the college; to provide a relaxed, safe and supportive atmosphere for its members. The GLBSU also works to help raise awareness of alternate lifestyles by helping to educate the Fredonia campus and surrounding community.
The Jewish Student Union/Hillel (JSU) is a group designed to provide a caring community for people interested in Judiasm. The JSU provides programs to educate its members and the campus community about Jewish culture, history and heritage.
Latinos Unidos (LU) was created in order to promote a feeling of unity and pride among Latino students and other members of the college, focusing to improve cultural and social development. One of LU's major goals is to increase Latino awareness in the campus community, and to provide the student body with the necessary knowledge of Latino culture and other ethnic heritage by promoting lectures, artisans, dancers, poets, and musicians.
The Native American Student Union (NASU) provides and promotes community activities, public forums, and panel discussions for the student body, faculty and staff on the topic of Native American perspectives.
Brother to Brother (B2B) addresses the issues and concerns of men of diverse backgrounds, and provide a supportive environment for members to reconnect, establish, and renew their relationships. B2B engages other diverse groups in an effort to break down barriers and cliques at SUNY Fredonia in hopes of working proactively together.
Sister Circle (SC) provides a supportive group for women of diverse backgrounds to reconnect establish and renew their relationships.


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

The Coalition of Faculty and Staff of Color is a group that is committed to increasing diversity of the faculty, staff, and student body at SUNY Fredonia. The coalition engages in outreach to promote the recruitment and retention of faculty, staff, and students of color.


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

The Coalition of Faculty and Staff of Color is a group that is committed to increasing diversity of the faculty, staff, and student body at SUNY Fredonia. The coalition engages in outreach to promote the recruitment and retention of faculty, staff, and students of color.


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