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Feb. 27, 2012
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Office of Student Life wins innovative program award

Baldwin City, Kan. — The Baker University Office of Student Life won the Innovative Program Award for the Serve 2 Succeed mentoring program at the National Orientation Directors Association Region IV Conference last weekend in Oklahoma City.Baker-arch1

The Regional Innovative Program Award is presented annually by the association to a program or unique approach to a challenging situation and/or specific campus concern or need. The award seeks to recognize innovative and effective approaches that help university officials meet the changing needs on college and university campuses. It is also an opportunity to highlight outstanding administrative practices and share different approaches to meeting student needs with colleagues at other institutions.

An innovative program should encourage diverse and/or multiple subgroups to participate; address a demonstrated need on campus; are adaptable to other institutions; contain an evaluation/assessment component; demonstrate financial creativity or cost effectiveness; involve collaboration with other college or university departments;
 and enhance student learning.


Baker University is committed to assuring student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.