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
San Diego State University
Academic Level
Graduate
State
California
Issue Areas
Academic Program

The Institute for Behavioral and Community Health Studies (IBACH) is San Diego State University's largest health research center and is administered through the San Diego State University Research Foundation. Created in 1982, IBACH encourages interdisciplinary collaboration. Housed within IBACH is the San Diego Prevention Research Center (SDPRC), which is jointly sponsored by the University...

Institution
East Los Angeles College
Academic Level
Associate
State
California
Issue Areas
Academic Program

East Los Angeles College's (ELAC's) Jaime Escalante Math Program is a unique partnership between ELAC and 128 area high schools and middle schools.  The Escalante Program offers an integrated sequence of intermediate and advanced mathematics coursework, grounded on the commitment of each student and instructor to a rigorous schedule.  Classes are designed to cover one year of course work (two...

Institution
Victoria College
Academic Level
Associate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Retention

Established in 2001, the KEY Center builds an infrastructure for success outside the classroom to help students succeed in a normal college class. The Key Center strives to diminish barriers to success in higher education that at-risk students -- low-income, first-generation, and students with disabilities -- face when they enter college. It does so through academic support of advising,...

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