GOAL 3 | FULFILL OUR HISPANIC SERVICING MISSION BY ELEVATING STUDENTS TO INDUSTRIES WITH CRITICAL WORKFORCE NEEDS AND BY PREPARING AND EDUCATING ALL STUDENTS TO SERVE A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY
3.a. Create bridges between communities and departments to align with our goals as a land grant institution and position our students, alumni and faculty to make a high impact in under-resourced communities and industries with critical workforce needs.
3.b. Develop career exploration programs for Rising Scholars that feature speakers, fellowships, major-based student support networks, departmentally-embedded career advisors, resources and access to alumni mentors.
3.c. Create opportunities for students and alumni to become leaders in our institution and in our state: pay students for their contributions; proactively put forward Chicanx/Latinx names for participation in leadership opportunities; and create opportunities for Chicanx/Latinx students and alumni to connect and network.
3.d. Increase our impact on under-resourced and economically-challenged regions of California as well as industries in need of critical workforce skills through partnerships with Office of Public Scholarship and Engagement around mutually beneficial community engagement and community impact; Global Education for All for local and global learning opportunities; and Schools and Colleges who offer majors and programs in targeted areas (Healthcare, Agriculture, Law, Education).
3.e. Enable members of our campus community to navigate the complex issues around Freedom of Speech in the context of an increasingly polarized society.
3.f. Work with students, faculty and staff to cultivate compassion and social awareness that will enable our faculty and staff to model and cultivate cultural humility in our students.