EXPLORING “SERVINGNESS” IN SOUTHERN NEVADA’S DUAL DESIGNATED AANAPISIS AND HSIS

By Kristine Jan Espinoza, M.Ed., Doctoral Student/Department of Educational Psychology & Higher Education/College of Education/University of Nevada, Las Vegas

I feel like I’m coming full circle.
 
This Friday, October 2, 2020, the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) will host the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) 2020 Southern Nevada Diversity Summit. It has been nearly a year since I, as a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed new doctoral student, attended my first NSHE Southern Nevada Diversity Summit last Fall 2019 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), feeling inspired and moved by the selected speakers and workshops. I remember coming … Read More

THE EQUITY SCORECARD: PRACTICAL STRATEGIES TO EQUITABLE OUTCOMES FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR

The Center for Urban Education (CUE) is using quantitative and qualitative data and inquiry tools for problem-solving. As a process, the Equity Scorecard combines a theoretical framework with practical strategies to initiate institutional change that will lead to equitable outcomes for students of color. 

In 2017, the Board of Regents at Tulsa Community College (TCC) approved a 30-month collaboration with CUE to begin the Equity Scorecard process with the focus on eliminating the equity gap (completion/graduation rates) between underrepresented minorities and their white peers. Based on the data provided, TCC was able to show progress in access, retention, excellence, and

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