Presentation on theme: "Utilizing Diverse Students to Recruit other Diverse Students. LaTasha Jones First Year Admission Coordinator."— Presentation transcript:
Utilizing Diverse Students to Recruit other Diverse Students. LaTasha Jones First Year Admission Coordinator
Colleges and universities have an obligation to meet the demands of a diverse student body. In order to recruit, admit, and retain underrepresented populations, higher education institutions must implement special programs.
Increase Diversity Numbers Public Relations Change Public Perception Student Retention All of the Above
Howard University African American Theme Program African American Student Development (AASD) The AASD Leadership and Intern Program BlackBoard Calendar (BBC) Black Wednesday (BW) Black Welcome Month (BWM) Black Recruitment and Retention Center (BRRC) Freshman Mentor Program
SAND Admission Sponsored Group versus Student Organization Stipend versus Volunteer Staff Advisors Student Mentoring
The Selection Process Meeting Content and Structure Student Expectations Diversity Programs Campus and Community Outreach
Ethnic Breakdown Involvement Carnivals/Fairs Departmental Partnerships GPA Requirement Application and Interview Process SAND Application SAND Application Event Sign-up (Surveys) Fall 2013 SAND Event Sign-Up Fall 2013 SAND Event Sign-Up
Teambuilding Activities Upcoming Events Trainings Campus Tours SAND 2013 Fall Tour Sign-UPSAND 2013 Fall Tour Sign-UP Student Panels and Talking to Parents and Students Public Speaking and Facilitating Sessions Dinner and Social Etiquette Outlook Training
E-mail Outlook Point System Stipend (Full versus Partial) End of the Year Evaluations
Fall Retreat and Orientation Ambassador Socials Multicultural Organizations Socials Holiday Social End of the Year Social (Graduation)
Open House Diversity receptions SAND Book Scholarship Off Site Diversity Receptions Day of Week Time of Day Location
Community Outreach Teal Choice Leadership Program Work on Wilmington MLK Parade Phone-a-thons Letters to Accepted Students
Campus Outreach Maintain Popularity Involvement Carnival Diversity Panel Homecoming Parade Office Partnerships Chancellor Upperman African American Center Centro Hispano LGBTQIA Multi-Cultural Center Women’s Center
LaTasha Jones University of North Carolina Wilmington 910-962-7053 firstname.lastname@example.org
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