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What is Health and Human Development?

Diverse fields of study that share one
common goal: enriching the lives of others.

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Goal 1: Supporting Student Success 

Objective 1.2.: Expand array of financial aid and student support programs

Action Item 1.2.1

Develop staffing and funding to support a college-level emergency assistance program to retain students with short-term financial exigencies and need for supportive services.

Implementation Tasks icon-olus-circle
  • Establish a funding target, develop draft awarding guidelines, and create a fundraising campaign, to build a sustainable source of funds for emergency assistance.
  • Launch and implement campaign to achieve funding target
  • Hire staff to support review of student needs and implement student supports and award funding
Responsible Party icon-olus-circle

Development Office; Assistant Dean for Student Services and Engagement; Human Resources

Metrics icon-olus-circle

Plans for fundraising campaign completed and fundraising effort launched; Student success staff position(s) created, posted and person(s) hired.

Start and End Dates icon-olus-circle

Summer 2021; ongoing

Action Item 1.2.2

Enter the Millennium Scholars Program in order to provide additional, fully funded, and programmatically-supported, scholarships for under-represented minorities in the college’s STEM-related majors.

Implementation Tasks icon-olus-circle
  • Develop a plan to support the interests of future HHD students who may be participants in this program and implement staffing and funding for program support.
  • Establish a funding target and create and launch a fundraising campaign to build a sustainable source of funds for HHD’s participation
  • Develop recruitment plan and recruit initial cohort of HHD Millennium Scholars
Responsible Party icon-olus-circle

Development Office; Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Outreach Programs

Metrics icon-olus-circle

Submission of plan for student support to the Dean of the College of Health and Human Development; Submission of development plan and kickoff of fundraising campaign for HHD Millennium Scholars Program; Launch of recruitment for HHD Millennium Scholars and successful recruitment of first class of scholars.

Start and End Dates icon-olus-circle

Summer 2021-Summer 2023

Action Item  1.2.3

Continue expansion of financial aid for engaged learning opportunities, including internship, research, global, service and leadership experiences.

Implementation Tasks icon-olus-circle
  • Develop plan to grow Internship Enrichment Fund, Smith Undergraduate Research Fund, and additional funds for engaged learning 
  • Establish a funding target and create and launch a fundraising campaign to build a sustainable source of funds for engaged learning support
Responsible Party icon-olus-circle

Development Office; Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Outreach Programs

Metrics icon-olus-circle

Plan and fundraising target established; funds awarded per year

Start and End Dates icon-olus-circle

2022-2025

Key Performance Indicators

Fundraising targets achieved; Number of students receiving services and funding, and amount of funding awarded; student loan debt at graduation; Number of HHD students participating in the Millennium Scholars Program.