Sept 4, 2019
The Partner College Weekly
ACTION REQUIRED
Updated EVR template for Fall - due by October 1st
Please use this updated EVR template when submitting your Fall EVR. If you have already submitted your Fall EVR, Elena will be reaching out to you to get some additional information.

Please do not modify or change the template/tabs in any way, other than inputting your data on the second tab. 

Upload the completed data report file no later than October 1st via this secure Dropbox link: https://www.dropbox.com/request/VKyS3Qq3s2Xh5hLULYAD 

Award payments will be wired to the PC within 30 days after EVR submission. 
For Mental Health Liaisons (MHLs) - Complete Mental Health Supports Survey by this Friday
For Mental Health Liasions: Please complete a short survey (~5 minutes) to help us identify what types of mental health supports are available on-campus for DREAMers. We want to share these effective practices across our MHL community. Once we have the survey results, we will sponsor a learning circle for our MHL’s so that you can learn and share from each other.


Your individual responses are confidential and will be used for internal purposes only. Please complete the survey by September 6th .
MUST KNOW
PC Webinar on Sept 19: TheDream.US Scholarship Program Orientation
Join us for this Partner College Orientation on our Scholarship Program , Thursday, Sept 19th from 1:30 to 2:30 pm EST . We will to go over our Program, Scholarship policies and key updates.
 
We welcome anyone on your Partner College staff to atten d and we strongly encourage those PC staff members who are new to our program to attend. 


Please Register Here: http://bit.ly/2019ProgramOrientation
We Invite you to Join an Amicus Brief in Support of DACA
To our Partner College Presidents and Primary Relationship Managers,

Please consider joining an amicus brief.
We are working with The Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and Perkins Coie, a national law firm, to submit an amicus brief signed by colleges and university presidents, in preparation for the Supreme Court hearing on DACA on Nov 12. All higher education institutions are welcome; membership in the Presidents' Alliance is not-required. We ask that you consider joining.

How to express preliminary intent to sign-on: Please complete the form located at this page: https://www.presidentsimmigrationalliance.org/amicus-daca/ .

This link contains additional information regarding the legal arguments in the brief and institutional obligations. All institutions will have an opportunity to review the final draft of the brief before formally signing.

We want to thank the following PCs (updated list) for already indicating their interest to sign on:
  • California State University (system)
  • Christian Brothers University
  • Dominican University
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Marymount University
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Mt. San Antonio College
  • Oglethorpe University
  • Rutgers University-Newark
  • Trinity Washington University
Scholar Survey Says...
Our Scholars feel your support! 47% are “very satisfied” and 38% are “moderately satisfied” with the support received so far from their Partner College. Your work is crucial to Scholars feeling a sense of belonging and being engaged on their college journey. 
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
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