Welcome MSI-Fullerton Brothers, Students, and Supporters,

The MSI-Fullerton Team remains available via online and limited telephone services M-F from 8am - 5pm. Our team has transitioning all essential academic & retention based services to virtual modes which currently included: all scholarship support and academic coaching services, key MSI-Fullerton retention based programming, and altered versions of the MSI Pillars of Potential Curriculum via passive & interactive virtual practices for all current brothers (MSI-Scholars & Fellows).

To increase virtual engagement, we have created this temporary “MSI-Virtual Services” webpage. Refer to this webpage prior to communicating with the MSI-Fullerton department during our temporary telecommuting period. If you have questions outside of what is covered in this document, please contact us directly primarily via email at csufmsi@fullerton.edu.

Our temporary “MSI-Virtual Services” webpage will be updated weekly to reflect each of our departments virtual adjustments.

Stay Safe. Stay Positive.
-Male Success Initiative-Fullerton Team

 

  • What are all the current MSI-Virtual Services?

    Refer to the list and flyers of virtual services found on this page for all the details.

  • How do we contact MSI-Fullerton Department?

    Below is the contact information for each Team member
    Please continue to remain in contact with the MSI-Fullerton team members or your B2B Mentor, we are available to answer any question and provide you resources.

    Name Support Role Email
    Dr. Vincent Harris Entire Department/CSUF Wide Updates/Scholaship Programing vharris@fullerton.edu
    George Parker Programing Updates/Attendance /mentor updates geparker@fullerton.edu
    Nikia Hastie General/Various/ Scheduling appointments nhastie@fullerton.edu
    Success Coach Charles Flowers Career/Post-Graduation Suppor chflower@fullerton.edu
    MSI-Student Workers/B2B Mentors Academic Coaching Sessions/As needed csufmsi@fullerton.edu

    Additionally: MSI-Fullerton will regularly refresh our website, social media, Newsletter, and other forms of virtual communication to keep you up-to-date.
    Instagram: @msifullerton
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  • Are all MSI-Fullerton Spring Programs Canceled?

    In an effort to protect your well-being the university has decided to cancel or postpone all MSI-Fullerton programming (see list below)

    MSI-Fullerton Spring 2020 Calendar
    Currently all major programming for MSI-Fullerton is postponed until future notice.

    Scholarly Gatherings #8 , (Transitioned to Virtual, details coming soon)
    March 19, 2020 | Pine 140 | 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Scholarly Gatherings #9 , (Transitioned to Virtual, details coming soon)
    April 9, 2020 | Pine 140 | 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    MSI- WEEK , ( POSTPONED until future notice/ Virtual Options TBA )
    April 13-17, 2020 | VARIOUS | VARIOUS
    Suited For Success; A Fitting & Grooming Expo , ( POSTPONED until future notice )
    April 16, 2020 | Housing; Various | 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    MSI- Brother’s Day 2020 , ( POSTPONED until future notice/ Virtual Options TBA )
    April 29, 2020 | VARIOUS | 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    The Gathering: Senior Signing Day , ( POSTPONED until future notice )
    May 7, 2020 | TSU A & B | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

  • What are my responsibilities as an MSI-Success Scholar or MSI-Fellow?

    Due to programming cancellations and the need for social distancing, your student responsibilities have changed for Spring 2020. It is important to us to continue providing you academic support as we transition into virtual instruction and support services. The only student responsibilities that are waived are community service and monthly meetings. Below are the student responsibilities that you are required to complete

    Scholars

    o Complete Bro-Posts #8 & #9 with in the time frames
    o Attend MSI Virtual Programing (Check out flyers)
    o Brother’s Day [Zoom Experience] April 29, 2020
    o Academic Coaching Sessions with Mentor (Check out flyers)
    o Weekly Check-ins with Mentor (Check out flyers)
    o PW/PIP meetings w/ George
    o Complete Check-In needs assessment immediately

    Fellows

    o Attend MSI-Virtual Programing (Check out flyers)
    o Brother’s Day [Zoom Experience] April 29, 2020
    o Academic Coaching Sessions with Mentor
    o Weekly Check-ins with Mentor
    o Complete Check-In needs assessment immediately

  • Can I still join MSI-Fullerton as an MSI-Fellow?

    The new “MSI-Fellows Process” will be on hold until further notice.

  • Is MSI still accepting application for the 2020 MSI-Success Scholarship?

    Yes, the selection of the 2020 MSI-Success Scholars is still underway. Visit the MSI-Success Scholars webpage for all updates, and for detailed directions on how to complete and submit your Scholarship Application.
    Note: *Currently this is only supporting first-time incoming or first semester freshman (first-time Transfer students are not eligible)

  • Are the CSUF Mental Health Services Still Accessible?

    Yes, our on campus mental health resources are known as CAPs (Counseling and Physiological Services) they are still available here is the quick link so you can know how these services have been adjusted given the recent campus changes.

    Brothers you know we are strong supporter of Self-Care
    It is important that you also take care of yourself during this time. If you need therapeutic support, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is offering telephone or online appointments at https://www.fullerton.edu/caps/

  • Any additional information I need to know?

    Protective Measures
    We all have a role to play in keeping our campus community healthy and safe. You can help by staying informed and promoting and practicing good hygiene. Information on how to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 from the CDC is below:

    o Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
    o Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth.
    o Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    o Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.
    o Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces.
    o Have hand sanitizer out and available in work areas
    o Stay at home and away from others if you are feeling ill.

    Click the below links to stay up-to-date on campus info:

    For all COVID-19 CSUF updates
    Slight Acceleration to Virtual Instruction
    An Important Message from the College of the Arts at Cal State Fullerton
    Email to Students: Change in CAPS Student Appointments
    Titan Athletics Email: Home Events Without Spectators

  • How can I help MSI-Fullerton during these unique times?

    Thank you for your interest in supporting the Brothers of MSI-Fullerton. We are assessing the needs of our MSI-Brothers weekly as their needs both academic and individual fluctuate each week. For a list of direct needs contact Dr. Vincent Harris, (MSI-Fullerton Director) at vharris@fullerton.edu and visit our Contribute to our Potential webpage to give.