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
South Texas College
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Retention

The Case Management Approach to Academic Advising program is part of STC’s Achieving the Dream initiative to undergo a transformational change in addressing the barriers that adversely affect student success. During the Fall semester of 2005, the Case Management Approach to Academic Advising program began as a pilot program with 21 certified case-managers from the Office of Counseling and...

Institution
University of New Mexico - Main Campus
Academic Level
Graduate
State
New Mexico
Issue Areas
Academic Program

The Combined BA/MD Degree Program addresses the physician shortage in New Mexico by admitting a class of diverse students committed to becoming doctors and practice medicine in underserved communities across New Mexico. Each year 28 diverse students from New Mexico and the Navajo Nation are admitted as freshmen into the program through a holistic review process, with a conditional place...

Institution
Evergreen Valley College
Academic Level
Associate
State
California
Issue Areas
Retention

The Enlace Program, which began in 1983, represents an alternative approach to meeting the educational needs of Latino/a students.  In collaboration with its Community Advisory Board and Mentor Advisory Council, the program offers an academic, counseling, and mentoring model that emphasizes a culturally responsive approach to Latino/a students' navigation between their homes, community, and...

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