A Guide to the Records of Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP), 1993-2017 Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP), Records of RG 5/18/1

A Guide to the Records of Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP), 1993-2017

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number RG 5/18/1


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2019 ( CC0 1.0 )

Processed by: Clare Carter, Student Worker, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 5/18/1
Title
Records of Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP), 1993-2017
Physical Characteristics
0.8 Cubic Feet; 2 boxes
Creator
Grayson, Randolph, Dr.
Creator
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Multicultural Academics Opportunities Program
Language
English
Abstract
This collection comprises the records of the Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP), dating 1993 through 2017. This includes printed emails, newspaper articles, publicity, and information about the organization's summer research internship. It mainly contains photographs of students participating in the summer research internship, most from the years 2001 through 2004.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Records of Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP) must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP), RG 5/18/1, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was transfered to Special Collections in 2019.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Records of Multicultural Academics Opportunities Program (MAOP) was completed in September 2019.

Administrative Note

The Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP) is a organization that focuses on promoting diversity at Virginia Tech. The program helps undergraduate and graduate students with academic, emotional, social, and financial support and guidance. For undergraduates interested in possible graduate education, MAOP provides summer research opportunities.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a variety of documents about Virginia Tech's Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP) from 1993 through 2017. This includes correspondence and printed emails within the MAOP organization, brochures and flyers, newspaper articles, and information about summer research internships and participating students. The bulk of the collection comprises photographs of students involved in the summer research internship. Most of these are of the students researching and presenting their projects, but there are also some photos of the students enjoying other fun activities like going to camp and bowling.

Arrangement

This collection has four series, arranged by type. Files within each series are arranged chronologically.

Series I: Correspondence includes one folder with printed emails within the MAOP organization.

Series II: Publicity has ads for the summer internship program and newspaper articles about MAOP.

Series III: Students has intern and mentor information, a graduate students of distinction booklet, and a student project from the MAOP summer internship.

Series IV: Photos, by far the largest, mostly includes pictures of students involved in the summer internship program.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Diversity in higher education
  • Photographs
  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Organizations:

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Multicultural Academics Opportunities Program

Contents List

Series I: Correspondence, 2002-2007, undated
  • box-folder 1 folder: 1
    MAOP Correspondence, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, undated
Series II: Publicity, 1999-2015, undated
  • box-folder 1 folder: 2
    MAOP Publicity, 1999-2000, 2002-2003, 2008-2009, 2015, undated
  • box-folder 1 folder: 3
    MAOP Newspaper Articles, 1999-2006
Series III: Students, 1999-2007
  • box-folder 1 folder: 4
    MAOP Interns and Mentors, 1999, 2003-2007, undated
  • box-folder 1 folder: 5
    MAOP Graduate Students of Distinction, 2006-2007
  • box-folder 1 folder: 6
    A MAOP Project, undated
Series IV: Photographs, 1993-2017
  • box-folder 1 folder: 7
    MAOP Composite Photos (SRI), 1993, 1996-2009, 2014-2017
  • box-folder 1 folder: 8
    MAOP Summer Research Internship, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2002
  • box-folder 1 folder: 9
    MAOP Summer Research Internship Photos, 2002-2003, undated
  • box-folder 1 folder: 10
    MAOP Summer Research Internship, 2004
  • box-folder 1 folder: 11
    MAOP Presentations, 2002
  • box-folder 1 folder: 12
    Individuals and Projects, 2002, undated
  • box-folder 1 folder: 13
    MAOP Individuals Learning, 2002, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 1
    MAOP - Activities, 2002, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 2
    MAOP Camping/Bowling, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 3
    MAOP Participants, 2001, 2008. undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 4
    MAOP Photographs - SRI and Events, 2002
  • box-folder 2 folder: 5
    Individual Student Photos, 2001-2002