The SisterHOOD (Helping Others Obtain Degrees) Scholars Program is a first-year student experience designed to increase retention and graduation rates for students who identify as Women of Color (WOC) at Eastern Michigan University (EMU).
Through collaborative university partnerships the SisterHOOD Scholars Program guides students in their transition to college. Providing a residential community, designated courses, mentorship, and workshops. Dedicated staff lead and facilitate programming that is centered around three key developmental areas: academic, human and socio-cultural. SisterHOOD students are connected to staff, faculty, alumni and community members to provide a network of support along their collegiate journey.