University of Nevada, Reno, Office of Special Programs Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0425

Scope and Contents

University of Nevada, Reno, Office of Special Programs, Records relate to the Multicultural Awareness Day, an annual event held on the University of Nevada campus to acquaint the student body and the surrounding community with various cultures. Coordinated by the Office of Special Programs, the records include correspondence, minutes, photographs, flyers, press releases and other promotional material, and miscellaneous planning material, 1980-1990.

Dates

  • 1980-1990

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

Operating within the Office of Student Services, the Office of Special Programs was renamed the Special Programs and Academic Skills Center in 1986, and Academic Support Services in 1990. It provides assistance to undergraduate students who require academic support services and special advisement to help them succeed in the academic environment. Financial, communication, cultural, and physical difficulties are addressed by various programs, services, workshops, and tutoring coordinated by the office.

Extent

0.41 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Operating within the Office of Student Services, the Office of Special Programs was renamed the Special Programs and Academic Skills Center in 1986, and Academic Support Services in 1990. It provides assistance to undergraduate students who require academic support services and special advisement to help them succeed in the academic environment. The collection contains records related to the Multicultural Awareness Day, an annual event held on the University of Nevada campus to acquaint the student body and the surrounding community with various cultures.

Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Office of Special Programs on an unknown date.

Related Materials

Related archival materials held by the University of Nevada, Reno University Archives:

University of Nevada, Reno. Office of Student Services Records, AC 0246 University of Nevada, Reno. Office of Student Services Records, AC 0354

Title
Guide to the University of Nevada, Reno, Office of Special Programs, Records
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Bantin
Date
Approximately 2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
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