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
Florida International University
Academic Level
Graduate
State
Florida
Issue Areas
Academic Program

The Dietetic Internship (DI) Program will is a post-baccalaureate, non-degree granting program in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition at Florida International University (FIU). The DI will participate in the preselect process, not the matching process. Students who have a Didactic Program in Dietetics’ (DPD) verification statement and completed the requirements for a graduate degree (MS...

Institution
Valencia Community College
Academic Level
Associate
State
Florida
Issue Areas
Transfer

DirectConnect was introduced in 2006 as a partnership between the University of Central Florida (UCF) and four Central Florida colleges: Valencia College, Brevard and Lake-Sumter Community Colleges and Seminole State College. Open to all students, this transfer initiative places emphasis on the student experience, smooth transition from college to the university, shared-use of facilities, and...

Institution
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio
Academic Level
Graduate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Academic Program

The PsyD program at Our Lady of the Lake has from its inception focused on training practitioners who demonstrate a high level of competence in providing psychological services to diverse client populations. The Psychological Services for Spanish Speaking Populations (PSSSP) was implemented in 1997 as an optional specialization for students in the MS in Psychology and Doctor of Psychology (...

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