MINORITY-SERVING INSTITUTION STUDENT COUNCIL PARTNERS WITH THE ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER

Students don’t always know when to get help and sometimes when they do, they don’t know where to go. The Minority-Serving Institution Student Council (MSISC) has partnered with the Academic Success Center (ASC) to promote student success by ensuring that students simply know where to go to get help. 

The ASC is a well-known resource but can sometimes be overlooked on campus. Through multiple collaborations, the MSISC hopes to better educate historically underrepresented students at UNLV on the benefits of reaching out to the ASC when they need help. These benefits can be financial, social, and, of course, academic. By … Read More

MSI STUDENT SUCCESS SUMMIT

On September 24, 2021, President Keith E. Whitfield will host an MSI Student Success Summit for the campus community in the Student Union.

Whitfield will kick off the summit, sharing his vision for student success at UNLV, and the university’s role and responsibilities as a Minority-Serving, Hispanic-Serving and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving institution.

The summit will be open to all faculty, staff, and students. The summit will include plenary sessions by UNLV experts on equity and inclusion, exploring:

  • What MSI means for UNLV
  • Best practices in educational equity

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BACK ON TRACK FEATURED MODERATOR: DR. TIFFANY B. MFUME

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

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BACK ON TRACK: ACADEMIC PROBATION IS NOT A LIFE SENTENCE

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!

Participation Benefits:

  • Access to the
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A CONVERSATION WITH DR. WENDY OSEFO

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