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
New Mexico Highlands University
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
New Mexico
Issue Areas
Retention

The ARMAS Center opened in 2009 to support students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines at New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) as well as the faculty who teach them. ARMAS' Student Retention Services include: Training of Supplemental Instruction Leaders, provision of Supplemental Instruction in STEM gateway courses and selected upper division courses,...

Institution
California State University-Northridge
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
California
Issue Areas
Transfer

In October 2011 the College of Engineering and Computer Science at California State University, Northridge, was awarded a five-year, $5.5 million HSI STEM grant by the U.S. Department of Education to implement a program designed to increase the number of low-income, Hispanic and other underrepresented students graduating from CSUN with engineering and computer science majors. This...

Institution
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Academic Program

Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) for Higher Education (AHE) Teacher Preparation Initiative (TPI) program was implemented at The University of Texas—Pan American (now UT Rio Grande Valley) in 2012 to impact teacher candidates through their teacher preparation programs. AHE TPI at UTRGV has been infused with the institution’s UTeach program, which prepares and certifies math and...

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