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
Citrus College
Academic Level
Associate
State
California
Issue Areas
Retention

The Citrus College STEM Summer Research Experience (SRE) program was established in 2012 with support from a federal grant aimed at increasing the number of Hispanic STEM majors. Prior to 2012, data showed that Hispanic students were not selecting STEM majors at rates proportional to their enrollment at the college, and those enrolled in STEM were not succeeding or transferring at rates...

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

Initiated in Fall 2005, the Student Employment Initiative (SEI) is part of a retention and timely graduation strategy that recognizes the compelling need of students to work while attending college. The SEI was designed to integrate students into the campus environment and to help control the variables that could hinder academic progress because of off-campus work obligations through a...

Institution
CUNY Lehman College
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
New York
Issue Areas
Access

The vision of the Bronx Institute is to foster and promote equity and excellence in K-16, by involving administrators, teachers, parents and the students themselves in a high quality program that supports and enhances the educational opportunities of the students. The Bronx Institute Latino Collegiate Society serves as a catalyst for bridging the gap between Latino students' reality and their...

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