Student success is a top priority in the College of Health Sciences (CHS.) To ensure student success, satisfaction, and retention, CHS students, faculty, and staff come together to serve on the Black & Gold Committee. Charged with addressing student body issues, the Committee has been a dynamic student voice in the development of CHS strategic planning and the CHS Honor Code, as well as other initiatives.

The Committee is comprised of active leaders of the CHS student organizations. Together with the dean, they work to improve the student experience at UW-Milwaukee and at CHS.

The seeds planted by the various Black and Gold Committees in the individual UWM Schools and Colleges and the Black & Gold Steering Committee facilitated by UWM Academic Services have evolved into initiatives such as Access for Success, freshman mentoring, and the early warning systems. These committees live by their motto: Committed to students at UWM.