Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Student Success Center (APIDA)

Program Director: Dr. Jinni Pradhan (


The center is new and will be established in February 2022. Considerable time will be spent with members of the community to help us to shape the mission of the center for the future. The mission and goals will be related to supporting the academic and personal goals of our diverse APIDA community while fostering a sense of belonging. Programming and services will focus on student success and promoting the retention and persistence of our students from recruitment to graduation.

Potential Services/Programs

Advising/career/counseling liaisons
Fall Welcome
Lunar New Year
APIDA Heritage Month
End of Year Celebration
Mentoring programs


Professional Staff: 1 Program Director and (pending approval) 1 Program Coordinator
Student Staff: TBD