Welcome to the MSI Student Services Committee Blog. Here you will find information about the progress this committee is making toward advancing student success initiatives for campus students of color, including promoting educational equity and eliminating the achievement gap.
Purpose of the SSC:
To review student-facing programs, service models, and policies that have implications for equity.
Share best practices across campus and work with units on the refinement of existing student services and development of new ones.
Dr. Tifanny B. Mfume, Assistant Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Retention at Morgan State University, will lead two BACK ON TRACK roundtable discussions: one for faculty and staff; and one for students on best practices for assisting students on academic probation. The faculty/staff roundtable will include tactical advice related to programmatic successes and challenges; addressing remote learning in the midst of a pandemic; and best practices for assisting students on academic probation. This virtual roundtable is scheduled for Tuesday, June 15 @ 10:00 a.m. Registration by June 1 is required. Later that day @ 11:00 a.m., Dr. Mfume
We know the last year has been pretty challenging to navigate. Between coping with social isolation, navigating virtual learning, and just trying to stay healthy, it has been difficult, if not next to impossible, to keep on an even keel – let alone succeed academically. That’s why we’re reaching out to you to participate in a unique experience designed to assist UNLV students facing academic probation.
This three-day workshop + masterclass includes guest speakers and presentations that will answer your questions and provide hands-on tips and strategies to help you get BACK ON TRACK!
Its commencement time and the Minority Serving Institution Student Council is proud to announce a Cap & Gown Relief Program. The program is designed to assist graduates who will be participating in the May 2021 Commencement who are experiencing financial hardship with their graduation regalia fees.
Students must complete the online application from April 12-19, 2021 to confirm your financial need and gown size. Applications will be reviewed. Funds are limited. For the short answer questions, we recommend that you compose your answers in a word document first, and then copy/ paste into this form.
On Monday, April 5th, the MSI Student Council is happy to welcome award-winning researcher, political commentator, Dr. Wendy Osefo- as she shares her insight and knowledge with the UNLV community. The first event, A Conversation with Dr. Osefo will discuss the Impact of Federal Politics and Public Policy and is open to all students, faculty and staff at UNLV. The second event, a Master class on Power, Politics, and Policy in Education, will be limited to 50 student capacity, undergrad and graduate students are welcome. Both events will be held virtually via webex and event information can be found on … Read More
Introduced Fall 2020, the MSI Student Council has been working hard taking important steps to ensure that student-facing programs, service models, and policies are supportive and assist historically underrepresented students thrive at UNLV. Watch the video below to see what these amazing students have done in just a few short months.