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College Completion for Latino : Institutional and System Approaches

Author: Melissa L Freeman
Publisher: Wiley, 2015.
Series: J-B He Single Issue Higher Education
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
College completion for Latino/a students .
Institutional and system approaches
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa L Freeman
ISBN: 111919377X 9781119193777
OCLC Number: 932593047
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages).
Contents: EDITORS' NOTES 1Melissa L. Freeman, Magdalena Martinez1. HEALing Higher Education: An Innovative Approach to Preparing HSI Leaders 7Melissa L. FreemanThis chapter is a case study of the Higher Education Administration and Leadership (HEAL) program at Adams State University. The goal of the HEAL program is to prepare the next generation of leaders for the nation's Hispanic-serving institutions.2. An Examination of Organizational Change Through Nevada's Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions 19Magdalena MartinezThere is limited research on how postsecondary institutions prepare to become HSIs. This chapter examines organizational change through a group of emerging HSIs and their governance, policy, and leadership.3. Cultivating Campus Environments to Maximize Success Among Latino and Latina College Students 29Judy Marquez Kiyama, Samuel D. Museus, Blanca E. VegaMany Latino/as attend predominantly White institutions (PWIs). The Culturally Engaging Campus Environments (CECE) Model is offered as a framework from which PWIs can create supportive environments for Latino/as.4. Institutionalizing Support for Undocumented Latino/a Students in American Higher Education 39Ryan Evely Gildersleeve, Darsella VigilThis chapter investigates the institutionalization of support for undocumented students across states that either extend or deny in-state resident tuition (ISRT) benefits. In their review, the authors highlight promising practices.5. "A pesar de todo" (Despite Everything): The Persistence of Latina Graduate Engineering Students at a Hispanic-Serving Institution 49Sandra Aguirre-Covarrubias, Eduardo Arellano, Penelope EspinozaThe authors discuss a mixed-methods study of factors that affected persistence of Latina graduate engineering students at a Hispanic-serving institution. The study's findings and recommendations will be useful to HSIs and other colleges and universities.6. Latino Male Ethnic Subgroups: Patterns in College Enrollment and Degree Completion 59Luis Ponjuan, Leticia Palomin, Angela CaliseThis chapter examines Latino male ethnic subgroups and their college enrollment and degree completion patterns. The chapter also offers recommendations to improve Latino male ethnic subgroups' educational achievement.7. Increasing College Completion for Latino/as in Community Colleges: Leadership and Strategy 71Kenneth P. Gonz' alezThis chapter discusses college completion for Latino/as who attend community colleges and the role of leadership in promoting completion. The chapter also provides a number of lessons for success drawn from the national initiative, Achieving the Dream.8. Financial Aid in Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Aligning Resources with HSI Commitments 81Kristan M. VenegasThis chapter reviews the literature related to Hispanic-serving institutions and financial aid. Based on this review, the author suggests a framework for guiding HSIs that considers the role of financial aid in meeting the needs of Latino/a students.9. Lucha Libre and Cultural Icons: Identity Formation for Student Success at HSIs 91Nicholas D. NatividadThis chapter examines the importance of culturally relevant imagery and representation and identity development curriculum for college students. It calls for higher education institutions to embrace cultural strengths as an asset rather than a deficit.10. Moving Forward: Future Directions for Improving Institutional Support for Latino/a Students 103Caitlin J. Saladino, Magdalena MartinezThis chapter synthesizes the authors' recommendations for academics and practitioners as colleges and universities prioritize institutional policies and programs to ensure Latino/a student success.INDEX 109
Series Title: J-B He Single Issue Higher Education
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