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Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity

J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Williams, Alexus
awilliams457@student.gsu.edu

Address
55 Park Place
Atlanta, GA 30303

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding)

Overview

Through various alumni groups and members located across the country, Alpha Kappa Psi offers a professional association with a selected group whose backgrounds are of real value in professional and social case. Alpha Kappa Psi teaches and emphasizes the observance of high standards, personal ethics and professional conduct; thus providing valuable, intangible benefits to the student during their formative years.



Benefits

Alpha Kappa Psi provides community, mentors, role models and safe space for students who are members of the fraternity.
Being a part of the Alpha Kappa Psi Chapter at Georgia State University provides the opportunity for improvement of skills and abilities through actual experience. Teamwork, project planning and execution, public speaking, leadership and how to reside professionally in a business setting are all skills that are developed through chapter involvement.

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Business Management

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
First Generation, Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnic Group
Black, Multi-racial

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
11/27/1917

Number Served

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Joyce C. Hall
Bernie Marcus

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Orientation/Onboarding, celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.)

Self-efficacy Emphasis
Not Applicable

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs
Not Applicable

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Orientation (e.g. reviewing norms, expectations, structures, goals and/or protocols),Development of Academic Sense of Belongingness (e.g. Meetings with doctoral scholars, peer researchers, exchanges at academic conferences), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Coaching, Feeder pathways (e.g. existing partnerships with programs at similar or next level of the academic pipeline), Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders), Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors are peers of program participants (near-peer, tiered peer, etc.), Mentors provide psychological and or emotional support, Mentors exchange social displays of scientific knowledge and practices, Mentees are given information about academic customs, pitfalls, departmental politics and taboos, Mentors provide support with goal setting and or career planning, Mentors provide mentees with access to academic resources (e.g. precollegiate/collegiate/graduate/postdoc/ faculty training; standardized test preparation; writing workshops, research workshops, tenure and promotion information)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Evaluation Methods

average attendance to events, program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance, completion of a course(s),increasing academic skill area (s),persisting through current degree program, earning a degree, obtaining employment (industry or other sector),moving to the next level of the pipeline (e.g. high school to college; college to grad school; grad school to post doc; graduate to faculty)

Outcome Milestones

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Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
11/27/1917

Number Served

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Joyce C. Hall
Bernie Marcus

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Orientation/Onboarding, celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.)

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?
Not Applicable

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?
Not Applicable

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Orientation (e.g. reviewing norms, expectations, structures, goals and/or protocols),Development of Academic Sense of Belongingness (e.g. Meetings with doctoral scholars, peer researchers, exchanges at academic conferences), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Coaching, Feeder pathways (e.g. existing partnerships with programs at similar or next level of the academic pipeline), Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders), Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors are peers of program participants (near-peer, tiered peer, etc.), Mentors provide psychological and or emotional support, Mentors exchange social displays of scientific knowledge and practices, Mentees are given information about academic customs, pitfalls, departmental politics and taboos, Mentors provide support with goal setting and or career planning, Mentors provide mentees with access to academic resources (e.g. precollegiate/collegiate/graduate/postdoc/ faculty training; standardized test preparation; writing workshops, research workshops, tenure and promotion information)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

average attendance to events, program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance, completion of a course(s),increasing academic skill area (s),persisting through current degree program, earning a degree, obtaining employment (industry or other sector),moving to the next level of the pipeline (e.g. high school to college; college to grad school; grad school to post doc; graduate to faculty)