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A message from the Interim Vice Chancellor regarding the California wildfires

September 25, 2018

Dear UC Davis students,

As you know, California is currently facing its largest wildfires in state history—wildfires that have undoubtedly affected members of our campus community. It is my sincere hope that you and all of your loved ones are safe. Whether these fires have affected you directly or indirectly, events like this cause a tremendous amount of stress. I want you to know that the campus has support services for you.

Strategic Native American Retention Initiative

September 24, 2018

The Strategic Native American Retention Initiative is a multifaceted academic success program at UC Davis focused on increasing the retention, persistence and graduation rates of Native American students, in a culturally appropriate way. The goal is building connection and strengthening community, and programming is focused on academic success and resiliency. The initiative will:

Strategic Chicanx and Latinx Retention Initiative

September 24, 2018

The Strategic Chicanx Latinx Retention Initiative will support Chicanx and Latinx student success at UC Davis by implementing the following priorities:

1. Implement strategies that will support retention, persistence and graduation rates for Chicanx and Latinx students. Develop and engage in best practices that promote students' academic achievement by addressing financial barriers, academic difficulty, parental involvement, sense of belonging and the training of faculty and staff.

White House Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans

September 24, 2018

April 6, 2016

Link to live stream of the summit.

 

 

Agenda About the White House Summit

The summit will offer a unique opportunity to engage in dialogue and identify actions that will support African American students in attaining educational success. Students, faculty, higher education leaders, community members and White House representatives will address meaningful topics, ranging from financial aid, to student retention, to access.

Strategic African American Retention Initiative

September 24, 2018

Student Affairs is proud to lead the Strategic African American Retention Initiative at UC Davis, which is focused on enhancing the outreach, recruitment and retention efforts for African and African American students at UC Davis.

In pursuit of increasing and enhancing the presence of African and African American undergraduate students at on campus, UC Davis is taking a three-fold approach: