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HSI: Hispanic Serving Institutions
What does it mean to be an HSI Institution?
Title V of the Higher Education Act definition:
Student-Peer Leadership
As part of ¡ESO! peer mentors will:
What it means to be a student in an HSI
More opportunities and support:
Not-for-profit institutions of higher learning with full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student enrollment that is at least
The ¡ESO! Project (Expanding Student Opportunities)
Looking towards our students' futures
Engage entering students after application and at entrance

Encourage participation in academic preparation programs

Guide students through transfer process
Eligible to apply for scholarships, internships, and academic advancement programs

Use of funded resources (healthcare, science, community development)

More involvement and knowledge of support services

Customized instruction courses designed to retain students
Transfer programs that guide students from two-year to four-year institutions

Financial information designed to improve the economic literacy of students and their families

Effective use of academic tutoring and counseling programs
Through HSI grants and funding, and in collaboration with peer leadership, the
Project looks to streamline everything that defines a Hispanic Serving Institution.
1. Start Strong!
U.S. Department of Education

Cañada College - Student Equity Plan 2014-2017

Cañada College - Planning Budgeting Council, 2014

Cal State San Marcos
Integration of New HSI Grant with previous funding
Previous HSI funding has built:
STEM Center:
Foster the study of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
Provides collaborative space for study groups, tutoring, and meetings

Transfer support for Cañada students in Psychology, ECE, and Business
Transfer, Peer mentoring, and Counseling workshops
Master's level tutoring in Math and Writing
2. Stay Strong!
Increase capacity of existing academic support services:

Expanded and improved academic support services

Student mentors encourage increased usage of ¡ESO! Center

Faculty participation and affiliation is increased

Other support services (TRiO, Learning Center tutors, MESA, instructional assistants, Counseling)
3. Finish Strong!
Improve transfer rates and get connected to your future

Student mentors will encourage participation in expanded transfer program

Develop Transfer Jam (Student Education Plan, Transfer Pathways)

A2B's mission is to transfer; was funded through an HSI grant

Other support services (Transfer Center, Counseling, Program Coordinators)
Improve academic preparedness for entering students:

Student mentors will encourage increased participation in
assessment preparation programs
(Math Jam and Word Jam)

Develop extended orientation program (
Jams Plus
) that coincides with Math Jam/Word Jam

STEM Center funded through HSI grant

Other support services (ACES, A2B, COLTS Academy)
More beneficial student support programs:
Presented by: Gregory Anderson, Ed.D., Anniqua Rana, Ed.D., and Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca
Being a Hispanic Serving Institution not only helps Hispanic students
succeed and transfer
, but allows
all students
access to federally funded programs, monetary aid, campus/building improvements, and better financial futures.

It allows
to be
more informed
and direct students through the proper
educational pathways
support programs
that suit that particular individual.
Why being an HSI is important to Cañada
Providing all students the opportunity to succeed:
40% of enrollment at Cañada College are Hispanic students

HSI funding assists all students; 6,000+ per semester

Collaborate with "Floor 2" programs (A2B, BTO, TRiO, Math Jam, Physics Jam, Word Jam, STEM, MESA, Veteran Services, etc.)

Address Hispanic low transfer rates; create "Transfer Jam"
Why being an HSI is important to Cañada
Funding may be used for all types of projects:
Scientific or laboratory equipment for teaching

Construction or renovation of instructional facilities

Purchase of educational materials

Academic tutoring or counseling programs

Faculty development, teacher education, and more!
2 current grants exist
Sept. 2014 - Received HSI Grant from U.S. Dept. of Education (2.5 million dollar grant)
¡ESO! Project
through this grant
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