The Scholars Academy (SA) is an academically competitive scholarship and mentoring program housed in the University of Houston-Downtown College of Sciences & Technology supporting exceptional minority and female, first time in college (FTIC), first generation, and transfer students pursuing baccalaureate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). By providing tuition support scholarships and year-round mentoring
Latino Student Services and Outreach (LASSO) is a unit under the area of Student Retention and Undergraduate Studies at Georgia State University. The primary function of LASSO is to promote an inclusive community that enhances the success of Latino students. We seek to recruit, retain, empower, graduate, and advance Latino/Hispanic students at GSU.
ACE brings students who are unprepared for college and the workforce into community college, and gives them the opportunity to reevaluate their educational experience, using a unique combination of methods, some of which are based on corporate executive training models not usually found in academic programs.
Recognizing the national need to advance women and minorities in engineering, Cornell Engineering created DPE in 2004 to integrate outreach, recruitment, retention, and success programs for pre-college students, undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. This systems level approach allows DPE to maximize its effectiveness and impact on the composition and success of our students and faculty.
CAHSI is an inclusive consortium of institutions and individuals committed to creating a unified voice and consolidating their strengths and resources to increase the number of Hispanics who pursue and complete baccalaureate and advanced degrees in computing areas.
The College Assistance Migrant Program is a unique educational program that helps students from migrant and seasonal farm worker backgrounds to succeed in college. California State University San Marcos was fortunate to have been awarded the CAMP grant in 2002. CAMP offers students pre-college transition and first-year support services to help develop the skills needed to stay in school and to successfully graduate from college.
The Hispanic Theological Initiative was established to create and nurture a community of Latina/o scholars and prepare a new generation of faith leaders for religious community and scholars for the academy. The Hispanic Theological Initiative manages the Hispanic Theological Initiative Consortium, consisting of 24 PhD-granting institutions across the nation.
The program was implemented to provide information, campus visits and workshops, with involvement from SDSU faculty and student service personnel, making student transition more seamless and assuring greater academic success once students enroll in classes.