Student Success Programming

Student Success Programming supports the academic and professional development of undergraduates affiliated with the House by coordinating grant funding in support of scholarship as well as opportunities for graduate mentoring, research and career exploration.

Scholarship & Research 

Through this area of Student Success Programming, undergraduates in the arts, humanities and social sciences and can be mentored by graduate students/faculty in similar academic disciplines and can explore or present on research and pertinent academic opportunities. Workshops also help prepare students for successful application to research programs/graduate schools and grants that support undergraduate research.

Workshops may explore:

  • Identifying summer research opportunity programs (SROPs)/research experiences for undergraduates (REUs) and other opportunities for undergraduate research
  • Preparing for graduate school application and expanding one’s research network
  • Using my research and scholarship to serve my communities
  • Maximizing graduate/faculty mentoring and obtain strong letters of recommendation

Professional Development

Through this area of Student Success Programming, undergraduates seeking careers in the physical/natural sciences and careers that require professional licenses (law, medicine, architecture, etc.) are able to prepare for successful internship/professional school application. Students in this area are also provided with mentoring from professional students related fields and are invited to apply for grant funding to support their professional development. Events provide opportunities for career exploration and learning from alumni/alumnae who currently work in relevant professional fields. 

Workshops may explore: 

  • Preparing for application to professional programs
  • Expanding one’s professional network 
  • Building resilience as minoritized people in the workforce