Effective Practices at HSIs

This smaller database just of HSIs pulls from our Growing What Works (GWW) database and is a resource for institutional leaders, funders, policymakers and others looking for asset-based approaches and programs that show evidence of effectiveness in accelerating Latino student success at HSIs. The larger GWW database includes a wider representation of practices at nominated institutions and organizations across the country.

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Institution
Laredo Community College
Academic Level
Associate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Support Services

FOSS was created to provide students with support in their crucial first year of college, setting the expectation for academic success, transfer, and graduation to pass gatekeeper courses at LCC. The program includes a Summer Bridge experience, which focuses on academics, engagement, and financial literacy. Throughout the year students receive advising, tutoring, and mentoring. Since their...

Institution
Florida International University
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Florida
Issue Areas
Academic Program

The Foreign-Educated Physician-to-BSN Program (FEP-BSN) is an innovative, specialized, first-in-the-nation nursing program where foreign-educated physicians (FEPs) residing in the United States (US) who are either unemployed or underemployed attend an accelerated baccalaureate curriculum that awards them the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and become employed as registered nurses...

Institution
Texas A & M International University
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Retention

A leadership academy designed to engage Latino students in leadership activities throughout the college experience in order to promote academic success, retention, and graduation.

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