|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Jan. 10, 2014|
University of Alaska Southeast
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups
|2.00 / 2.00||
Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the student body:
The Native and Rural Student Center.
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the faculty:
"The mission of the Native & Rural Student Center is to provide quality support services to Native and Rural students which promotes their academic achievement, student retention, and personal success. The NRSC is a place for students to meet, form friendships, receive academic advising and support, peer mentoring, and is home to two student clubs, Gay Straight Alliance and Wooch.een."
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups within the staff:
1. Preparing Indigenous Teachers & Administrators for Alaska Schools (P.I.T.A.A.S.)
scholarship programs for native students pursuing education degrees.
2. Woosh een áyá yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk. (We're talking conversation)
Tlingit conversation group.
3. Food Sovereignty Fridays
a weekly celebration of traditional and subsistence food.
The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :