Access OSU will specifically support students and families from Black/African American, Native/Indigenous/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latine/x communities in the Portland metro and support the formation long-lasting relationships that extend from elementary school through transition to and graduation from OSU. The initiative is a partnership between the Division of Extension and Engagement, the Division Student Affairs, the Office of Institutional Diversity, and Enrollment Management.
Leverage existing programs and improve collaboration between Extension and Engagement (4-H, Open Campus and Juntos and Outdoor School), Student Affairs (including TRiO/SSS, CAMP, HEP and EOP), the Office of Institutional Diversity, University Housing & Dining Services and Enrollment Management (Admissions, Transfer Office).
Implement a CRM to understand, track and communicate with program participants.
Conduct a market analysis of community perceptions of OSU.
Develop an asset map of people, programs, money and facilities to understand what is needed going forward to support the success of the program.
Hire ACCESS OSU team to be based at OSU Portland.