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
University of the Incarnate Word
Academic Level
Graduate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Support Services

The Graduate Support Center (GSC) was established in 2010 via a Department of Education HSI Title V Promoting Post Baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) grant as a multipurpose learning assistance and support services center.  The Center offers an Academic Workshop Series, a Graduate Writing Institute, and Family Orientation to increase student’s educational success....

Institution
Northeastern Illinois University
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Illinois
Issue Areas
Academic Program

There are 16 Grow Your Own (GYO) consortia, 8 in Chicago and 8 in other high need areas in Illinois. The cohorts of GYO Latino candidates featured in this nomination live and work in two diverse, largely Latino neighborhoods in Chicago and attend the College of Education at Northeastern Illinois University. A state law with state funding, Grow Your Own supports the teacher candidates with...

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

In 2006, the University was granted $50,000 annually for a three-year period by the Guadalupe and Lilia Martinez Foundation, for the sole purpose of providing study abroad scholarships to students from the region. This generous contribution has had a big impact on the increase of study abroad numbers, and has resulted in TAMIU having one of the higher study abroad ratios for Hispanic students...

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