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Love & Honor Story Project Honors Brandon Small
Brandon Small, the March Love and Honor Story Project recipient, is guided by a deep commitment to belonging and inclusion every day. Through his ability to connect with people, wholehearted commitment to justice, and deep engagement across campus, Brandon will leave an immeasurable impact on Miami University.
Student life responds to increased student anxiety
A global pandemic. A swift and unexpected transition to remote learning. Isolation. Racial tensions and violence. Police brutality. A contentious presidential election. The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The events of the past year have had a profound impact on student mental health.
Elizabeth Walsh named director of orientation and transition programs
Elizabeth Walsh is the new director of Miami University’s office of orientation and transition programs, effective March 1, 2021.
Episode 1: Dialogue Across Difference
Guest Tarah Trueblood discusses the divisive and polarized landscape of our nation and provides tips on how to dialogue with people who have different identities or beliefs. Two students then discuss barriers to dialogue and why it is so important to push through the discomfort.
Love & Honor Story Project Honors Josie Carter
The Love & Honor Story Project recognizes and honors students enacting the values articulated in the Code of Love and Honor each month. “Empowering others and disrupting norms” is the goal of the February Love & Honor Story Project recipient, Josie Carter.
Spring semester changes improve students' quarantine and isolation experience
Miami University staff and students worked together to improve the quarantine and isolation experience for students in the spring semester. Listening sessions with various students and student groups led to changes in programming, transportation and microwaves for students in quarantine and isolation.
Summer 2021 Orientation Changes
Summer orientation will look a little different again this year as the office of orientation and transition programs prepares to welcome incoming students during the COVID-19 pandemic for the second year. The 2021 orientation program will build on successes from last year, and expand options for real-time and in-person connections for students.
Fraternity and Sorority New Membership Numbers
Formal panhellenic sorority and interfraternity council fraternity recruitment season is over, and the number of new members joining Miami fraternity and sorority life (FSL) chapters are in. Despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and a virtual recruitment experience, the number of new Miami FSL members this year is consistent with previous years, bucking national trends.
Update on SIV Prevention and Response
The office of the dean of students and the office of student wellness are committed to providing updates related to sexual and interpersonal violence ongoing efforts in prevention and response.