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
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
Academic Level
Associate
State
Illinois
Issue Areas
Academic Program

Carreras en Salud (Careers in Health): A Chicago Bilingual Healthcare Partnership is a career pathways program. The program addresses the need for bilingual healthcare professionals in the workforce and provides a multi-entry, fully-supported career path for nursing and other allied health occupations to bilingual/bicultural individuals, bridging them from unemployment or low-skill, low-wage...

Institution
The University of Texas at El Paso
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Retention

Almost 75% of the more than 20,000 University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) students are Hispanic, the majority of them first-generation college students. UTEP is largely a commuter campus, 60% of students attend full-time, and the vast majority of them work. In this context, engagement in the community is a key ingredient to student success at UTEP, reinforcing classroom instruction with real-...

Institution
Saint Peter's University
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
New Jersey
Issue Areas
Academic Program

CELAC addresses the needs of their culturally and linguistically diverse students and improve their college level writing skills. All students in the program are required to take first year writing courses at CELAC to give students a cocoon where they feel comfortable to grow during their first year of college. Students are then prepared for other writing classes at the University, and are...

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