This research study examines the enrollment decisions of Black/African American students at Dominican University of California in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the recruitment strategies of the Office of Admissions. The researchers worked with the leaders of the Black Student Union (BSU) to host two focus groups for Black/African American students currently enrolled at Dominican University. Our goal was to gain a nuanced understanding of why these students had enrolled and what resources provided by the Office of Admissions impacted these choices. This partnership with BSU created an opportunity for participants to structure the research, ensured that we host comfortable, safe conversations, and provided an avenue for thorough community outreach.
Amrhein, Lexi; del Carpio, Melany; Garcia, Cassie; and Membreno, Hermes, "Recruitment at Dominican University of California: The Black/African American Student Experience & College Choice" (2020). Offices of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions. 1.