Moments that Matter: The Role of ‘Microaffirmations’ in the Ability of Students of Color to Thrive in College
Microaffirmations, higher education
Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference
This study focused on thriving in college for students of color. The primary finding from this research indicated that thriving students of color in this study were most influenced by the academic support of their peers, by a friendly campus environment, by faculty intentionally creating a positive emotional classroom climate, and by an embodied spirit of hospitality at their institutions.
Schreiner, Laurie A.; Louis, Michelle C.; Vetter, Matthew; Kuhn, Rebecca; Vance, Reid; Seto, Katherine; and Guzman, Christine, "Moments that Matter: The Role of ‘Microaffirmations’ in the Ability of Students of Color to Thrive in College" (2017). Academic Enrichment Center Presentations. 7.