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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Donna Liss
Submission Date March 14, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Truman State University
PAE-8: Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Gardner
Director
Residence Life
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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:

The Multicultural Affairs Center (MAC) at Truman State University provides support programs for underrepresented groups in the following ways:

•Scholastic Enhancement Experience Program — This program provides a two week program prior to the start of school in fall for first year students. The program is designed to assist in the acclimation to Truman for underrepresented students.

•MAC/Success Center Tutoring Program — Tutoring offered in the MAC and at other locations around campus free of charge

•Peer Mentoring Program — This program provides the opportunity for incoming students to be paired with an upper-division student mentor.

•Academic Success Group - A group of 15 students who are in danger of losing their scholarships. These 15 students meet one on one with a MAC staff member.

Social Support:
•Social Organizations-The MAC supports several affinity groups such as the Association of Black Collegians and the Hispanic American Leadership Organization, amongst others.
•Greek Organizations — The MAC supports several historically black, latino, or other specific group fraternity and sororities.


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

No known programs available at this time.


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

No known programs available at this time.


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

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