We, the Indigenous Peoples Knowledge Community (IPKC) and the Asian Pacific Islander Knowledge Community (APIKC) stand in firm support of the kia'i (protectors) of Mauna Kea. We have witnessed with admiration, pride, and aloha as our relations, the kia’i of Mauna Kea, have mobilized—to defend from harm—one of the most sacred places in Hawaiian cosmology, Mauna Kea. The mountain, a majestic location at the heart of Hawai‘i island, is revered as the birthplace of the Hawaiian people. In contrast, this site is perceived by scientists as the ideal future home for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Project.
Getting off to the right start with new students is important for advisors. Establishing a good relationship with students is an important first step to creating an atmosphere for student success. It is crucial to have accurate information readily on hand regarding policies and procedures, support services and resources and key contact information. This information not only supports student efforts toward student success but also saves the students time and the frustration of trying to figure these things out on their own.
The "Why I" Series is an opportunity for LKC membership to share a bit about themselves. It serves as a chance to share with our Latinx/a/o community who members of the LKC leadership team are, our roles, and what inspired us to follow our career paths. Our goal is to increase the visibility of not just the LKC, but to the leaders who make the LKC what it is to us all.
Enough is Enough, doing your best.
In this week's post, our author shares how the job search journey can be difficult when it comes to involving your supervisor. This post shares some helpful strategies and tips on including or not including your supervisor in your search.
One of the most important aspects of being in student affairs is being in a position to pave the way for upcoming professionals and students. In doing this, you practice being a leader and or mentor in a person’s life.
Learn more about the Men of Color Mentorship Program (MOC) at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) which aims to inspire, guide, and motivate underrepresented high school students.