Student Voices - Bachelor of Social Work, St. Augustine College
The BSW program started in response to a need for bilingual social workers in local agencies, and a more empowered Latino community. It is the only BSW program of its kind in a Midwest college with a bilingual curriculum.
Student Voices - Pathway to the Baccalaureate, Northern Virginia Community College
Pathway to the Baccalaureate was launched to support the growing population of traditional-aged students in Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) who demonstrate substantial barriers to college access and completion.
The 2016 Examples of Excelencia recognizes selected programs in higher education at the Associate, Baccalaureate, Graduate levels as well as at Community-Based Organizations (CBOs). The compendium contains one-page program summary of the 4 Examples of Excelencia and the 16 finalist programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education.
Learn more about the programs selected this year in colleges, universities and community based organizations that increase academic achievement for Latino students at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels.