Learn more about the mission of SMART and how to become a member of the organization.
This mission of SMART is:
In order to know whether you want to become a part of SMART, you have to know a little bit more about who we are and what we do.
The Student Minority Advisory and Recruitment Team was founded in December of 1988 by seventeen undergraduate students. These students wanted to share their success at Penn State and assist the University with the recruitment of ethnic minorities. These undergraduates felt that the student perspective is crucial in relaying to prospective minority students that Penn State University was a great place for them to succeed. Since its inception, SMART has made major contributions in the recruitment of minorities at Penn State. SMART continues to play an instrumental role in increasing the enrollment of minority students.