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
Elgin Community College
Academic Level
Associate
State
Illinois
Issue Areas
Academic Program

The Elgin Community College Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) Program prepares highly skilled building engineers and technicians for the HVACR industry. Each year the demand for well-trained men and women to install, service, and maintain equipment increases as fuel conservation, ozone depletion, and global warming remain critical issues worldwide. HVACR...

Institution
Houston Community College
Academic Level
Associate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Retention

Learning Communities consist of two classes in different disciplines linked at registration and providing shared content by a team of instructors and a counselor during adjoined class periods. The first Learning Communities focused on improving the success rates for students requiring developmental English. Currently, NEC Learning Communities support first-time students (not including...

Institution
San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
California
Issue Areas
Access

The Imperial Valley University Partnership (IVUP) is an innovative higher education initiative that began in May 2011 as a collaboration between San Diego State University’s Imperial Valley Campus (SDSU-IV), Imperial Valley College (IVC), and the Imperial County Office of Education (ICOE). The program offers students a seamless, accessible, affordable, and high quality education with a clear...

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