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 Antonio College
Academic Level
Associate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Support Services

The San Antonio College (SAC) Department of Services for Women & Non-Traditional Students (SWANS) provides a one-stop, comprehensive system of quality, support/retention services for SAC students and the community in its Empowerment Center. It is comprised of three support programs: 1) The Women’s Center, established in 1981 to retain women and non-traditional students in college,...

Institution
California State University-Channel Islands
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
California
Issue Areas
Support Services

The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program works with 160 first-generation, low-income, and students with disabilities at California State University Channel Islands (CI). The Priority Pass Program, launched in 2011 within SSS, is a key tool used to track the services received by SSS students and individualize the college experience for students. Currently, there are six priority passes...

Institution
Crafton Hills College
Academic Level
Associate
State
California
Issue Areas
Transfer

The STEM Pathways Project was launched in 2011 with the goal of strengthening systems and services to better support the success of Latino and other low-income students. Students enrolled receive a rigorous STEM education at Crafton Hills College in an environment that provides an integrated network of social and academic support with the end goal of transferring into STEM programs at highly...

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