Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Exploring the Ways First-Generation Mexican American Male Transfer Students Experience Their Community College Support Structure
by Moreno, Luis S., Ph.D., The University of Iowa, 2019, 238; 13897316
Abstract (Summary)

This study offers recommendations for community college personnel in assisting first-generation Mexican American male college students access and properly utilize college agents and services to succeed and transfer to a four-year institution. Students must recognize that colleges have many programs and services designed to help them become successful, but they need to be open to the idea of asking for assistance and honest with themselves about the assistance they need.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Liddell, Debora
Commitee: Pascarella, Ernest T., Barnhardt, Cassie, Linley, Jodi, Beckett, Andrew
School: The University of Iowa
Department: Education
School Location: United States -- Iowa
Source: DAI-A 81/3(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Educational leadership, Community college education, Gender studies, Hispanic American studies
Keywords: Anti-deficit approach, Community college students, First-generation, Male, Mexican American, Retention
Publication Number: 13897316
ISBN: 9781088301319
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