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The project includes a student support and retention model to engage, prepare and mobilize a minimum of 200 first-generation Latino students through additional support of student leaders/interns, events to increase awareness of available services, and supplemental instruction in key gateway courses.

Transfer program focusing on targeted online services to increase transfer rates and promote retention among transfer students.

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

Established in 2001, the KEY Center builds an infrastructure for success outside the classroom to help students succeed in a normal college class. The Key Center strives to diminish barriers to success in higher education that at-risk students -- low-income, first-generation, and students with disabilities -- face when they enter college.

The Medical Professions Institute is the center on campus for students who wish to pursue postgraduate studies at medical, dental, veterinary, physician assistant, or optometry school.  It provides a wide range of clientele-services to some 600 advisees, with programs recruiting from high school student populations; services-services include pre-professional advising and applications support, freshman experience coursework, MCAT guidance, ear

The Office of Health Professions Career (OHPC) strives to level the playing field for Hispanic students by providing information, guidance, assistance, premedical studies, and standardized test preparation.

The Case Management Approach to Academic Advising program is part of STC’s Achieving the Dream initiative to undergo a transformational change in addressing the barriers that adversely affect student success.

Recognizing the dismal rates of Latinos attending college, several visionary members of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #2 approached the Chancellor of the Alamo Community College District (ACCD) in 1997 to develop a program providing scholarships to two generations of Latino students: parents and their children.  Since then, LULAC Council #2 has donated $25,000 annually to fund 25 scholarship endowments per year

The primary vehicle by which University of Texas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (UT-LSAMP) has maintained its success is the Summer Research Academy (SRA).  SRA is a residential program in which undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors spend a summer working full-time on stipend-supported, ongoing research projects under the direction of tenured faculty mentors.  Approximately 50 students

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