Academic Support & Student Success
Maverick Leadership Learning Community (Mav Scholars)
Maverick Scholars is a program for incoming freshman students of color without a learning community at the University of Nebraska Omaha. The Mav Scholars program provides mentorship and support for the students through the Multicultural Affairs Department.
The Young Kings is a program designed to support African American males to ensure their success at UNO. This group will create a community of engaged individuals, using the seven key elements of the Young Kings Philosophy:
- Life Planning and Professional Development
- Study and Life Skills Development
- Community Engagement
- Exposure to Campus Resources
- Black Self Studies
The Sisterhood: Young Women's Empowerment Institute
The Sisterhood is a comprehensive support program for incoming female students of color that provides extensive assistance and resources for successful transitioning into higher education. There are five components to this program:
- Professional Development
- Life Planning
- Social Development
- Health and Wellness
The Sisterhood: Young Women’s Empowerment Institute is a one year program providing young women between 17-21 years of age, who are first-time, fulltime, entering freshmen at UNO with transformational opportunities which improve their self-esteem and equip them with a Life Plan. Follow up and monitoring of progress of participants’ life plans continues through graduation and two years’ post-graduation.