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
New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
New Mexico
Issue Areas
Retention

In 2002, the Department of Education awarded New Mexico State University a College Assistance Migrant Program (NMSU-CAMP) grant to serve the educational needs of migrant and seasonal farm workers. Currently in its sixth year, the program serves 134 Latino students. CAMP is a residential program based in a centralized dormitory to facilitate access to university resources and to CAMP offices,...

Institution
St. Edward's University
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Retention

Established in 1972, St Edward’s University (SEU) has the only CAMP that has been in continuous operation. The CAMP enables students from migrant and seasonal farm worker families to achieve their dream of a college degree. These students are first-generation college goers, who have often times experienced disruptions in their primary and secondary education while migrating with their...

Institution
California State University-Sacramento
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
California
Issue Areas
Retention

Sacramento State’s CAMP was established in 1986 and offers first-year students from migrant or seasonal farmworker backgrounds cohort-based education, career support services, opportunities for cultural affirmation that lead to student success. Latino students make up 98% of the eligible migrant student population in California, but less than 1% of them attend college because of their...

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