Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Hispanic enrollment, retention, and completion of postsecondary education: How Federal Trio Programs can help
by Karutis, Jean A., M.A., State University of New York Empire State College, 2010, 114; 1484336
Abstract (Summary)

Attainment of post secondary education by Hispanics in the United States is low. Federal Trio Programs are designed to assist underserved populations achieve a post-secondary education. This paper explores the history and current state of Latino college enrollment, retention and graduation in the U.S. Best practices related to college success among Hispanic students are explored and delineated. These practices are correlated with practices of Federal Trio Programs to demonstrate how these programs are best positioned on the policy agenda to provide the resources and services Latino students need to increase their enrollment, retention and completion of post-secondary education.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Brown, Meredith
School: State University of New York Empire State College
School Location: United States -- New York
Source: MAI 48/04M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Public policy, Hispanic American studies, Higher education
Publication Number: 1484336
ISBN: 978-1-109-70048-0
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