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Jeff MorinWelcome to the MIAD Family Forum, a reflection of both your and our commitment to ensuring your student’s academic and personal success.

Just as college is an exciting time of transformation for your student, it also marks a transitional milestone in your life. We recognize, and applaud, the pivotal role you play in your student’s life, and want to connect you with the information and resources you need to continue to do so.

At the same time that we encourage you to remain engaged in your student’s life, we also recognize that students succeed best in their journey toward becoming responsible adults and professionals when parents provide support as coaches and mentors, rather than as problem-solvers.

We hope you’ll use this website and our blog to help guide you in your role, and to learn more about how you can partner with us by directing your student to MIAD’s renowned campus resources and staff. The entire MIAD community is here to support your student’s natural ability to apply creativity, talent, knowledge and skills to new questions, experiences, and fields. Of course, if you have a concern, staff welcome your questions as well.

We also look forward to keeping you abreast of news throughout what promises to be a transformational year at MIAD.

Jeff Morin


MIAD Family Forum blog

MIAD Family Forum 2020

The program recognizes your vital role as coaches and mentors, and connects you with information and resources to support your student’s success. Because the MIAD community embraces inclusivity as a value, we welcome partners, stepparents, guardians, foster parents and other family members.

Visit the the MIAD Family Forum blog for the latest updates and resources to help you fulfill your role as coaches and mentors.

We’ll also alert you by e-mail to special posts from staff with expertise in such areas as Career Services, Advising, Well-being and Financial Aid, and to news and events as they happen.

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