IU STUDENT SUCCESS CORPS

Organization name: IUPUI

Program Type

Academic programs
Mentoring and career navigation programs

Ages Served:

12-18 Years
19-25 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: The IU Office of Community Engagement leads a statewide tutoring, mentoring, college/career readiness, and family engagement program in collaboration with six other IU campuses. IU students across the state provide services for students in grades 6-12. The IU Student Success Corps (SSC) is a statewide equity program that focuses on students who will benefit from additional academic and social support. The program is free to all students. IU students, who serve as tutors and mentors, are prepared to support culturally diverse students with diverse learning needs, including students with special needs.
Success Metrics: Participation goals: Total number of students tutored and mentored, total number of workshop participants Outcome goals: Percentage of students that improved academically (target goal 80%), Percentage of parents/ guardians that report increased or improved knowledge from workshops (target goal of 80%), Percentage of students that develop goals for academic, college and career plans with a mentor (target goal is 80%), Percentage of parents/ guardians who attended workshops that report increased knowledge of college and career readiness, financial literacy related to college costs and admission procedures (target goal 80%), Percentage of students in the 12th grade that say that they will apply for Post- Secondary Education, Percentage of students that applied for the 21st Century Scholars Programs.

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

400

Black or African Americans Annually Served

18.8%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

16.7%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion,
Morgan, Putnam, Shelby
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: N/A

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: $500,000
Initial Start-Up Cost: $0

Contact Information

Organization Name: IUPUI
Website: https://www.iupui.edu/
Respondents Name: Karen Dace
Email: kdace@iupui.edu

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