Learning Communities using interdisciplinary technology-based teaching approach and the development of e-portfolios to increase college performance and retention.

Pre-Health Scholars Program including a summer orientation for incoming freshmen, parental outreach, and on-going support services including seminars, advising, and tutoring for the purpose of diversifying the healthcare workforce.

College Academy for Parents (CAP) is a college outreach program utilizing parent advocates that lead bilingual workshops at area schools.

A leadership academy designed to engage Latino students in leadership activities throughout the college experience in order to promote academic success, retention, and graduation.

Adelante college entry program designed specifically for bilingual Latino health and human services personnel interested in earning a bachelor's degree. The Adelante certificate is one of the main initiatives of the University of Saint Joseph’s new Institute for Latino Community Practice.

Transfer initiative, in collaboration with local community colleges, to provide campus visits to prospective transfer students, informational workshops for community college transfer advisors, and targeted support services for transfer students.

With assistance from the educators from Hartford Public High School, Eastern Connecticut State University (Eastern) and its community college partner, Quinebaug Valley Community College, developed the Dual College enrollment and transfer initiative to recruit, retain, and graduate underrepresented students from disadvantaged backgrounds in Hartford’s inner-city, especially Latinos/Hispanics.

Learning communities model that integrates interventions for four different support areas for the purpose of promoting academic success of first-time Latino students in the engineering field.