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Liaison Cesar Nanni
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2012
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Universidad de Monterrey
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Silvia Segovia
MSc
Sustainability Centre
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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:

UDEM has various support programs for minority groups. Some of them are: 1) PYSIE, academic program for disabled people who want to continue their studies after completing their basic training. 2) Students from other states of Mexico. 3) Students with conditioned financial aid, and students with low academic achievement. For the latter group there are four specific programs of support and monitoring: a) Educational Tutoring Program aimed at developing emotional, social, cognitive and creative capacities, to help raise school performance and prevent withdrawal of students on risk. b) Growing group tutoring, focused on training the student in study skills and organization skills to enable it to achieve significant learning and explore his/her intellectual, emotional and social resources towards a full and comprehensive development . c) Learning Strategy Workshops, which aims to develop in students skills of the learning process, as practical strategies that will facilitate the production of knowledge and the application of the same in each of the areas that their academic university demands, and share tips and advice on best learning practices. d) Psychological Assessment , where study and organizational strategies of the student are evaluate, as well as the application of psychological tests to identify the student's intellectual capacity focusing in low areas in order to design a specific and individual educational work plan allowing specific which allows the student to rehearse the mentioned areas and provide monitoring throughout the semester.


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

The institution does not currently have programs for faculty


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

The institution does not currently have programs for staff members.


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