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

The Clinical Laboratory Science Program, established in 1976, is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. The Hispanic population has traditionally been under represented in allied health fields such as clinical laboratory science. Students in the program are primarily Hispanic, first generation, college students. Many are migrants, single parents or...

Institution
University of Houston
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Retention

The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) has a variety of programs designed to support the unique needs of the Hispanic population it serves. The Academic Achievers Program (AAP) was created in 1994 to serve students who face many obstacles including minimal if any family financial contribution to college expenses, insufficient academic preparation or study skills, and attitudinal...

Institution
California State University - San Marcos
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
California
Issue Areas
Retention

The College Assistance Migrant Program is a unique educational program that helps students from migrant and seasonal farm worker backgrounds to succeed in college. California State University San Marcos was fortunate to have been awarded the CAMP grant in 2002. CAMP offers students pre-college transition and first-year support services to help develop the skills needed to stay in school and...

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