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August 27, 2019
Original Source: FORUM
More than 200 first-year students of color attended orientations prior to Transitions.
Laker Familia Orientation, serving students who identify as Latino and Hispanic, held its sixth orientation August 18-20. It was the third year for Black Excellence Orientation, for students who identify as Black/African American.
Using similar models, both orientation programs hosted dinners for parents and guests, team building activities and opportunities to network with current students, faculty and staff members.
Adriana Almanza, assistant director for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, chaired LFO; co-chairs for BEO were Juanita Davis, assistant director for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and V'Lecea Hunter, counselor for the Enrollment Development Division