Tapping Latino talent: how HSIs are preparing Latino students for the workforce

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Author: Martinez, Janette; Santiago, Deborah A.

Abstract:

Latino degree attainment and skill development are important to our nation's need for a competitive workforce and strong civic leadership. To help Latino students enter and be competitive in the workforce, trendsetting institutions are adapting their efforts to support students' strengths and meet their needs. Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) enroll the majority of Latino students (over 65 per cent) and thus can play an integral part in Latino students' academic success and workforce preparation. We explore how institutions are responding to workforce changes and setting priorities...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Demographics; Providers of education and training; Students; Higher education

Keywords: Minority group; Institutional role; Case study; Labour force participation; Postsecondary education; Learning support; Education industry relationship; Diversity

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Excelencia in Education, 2020

Physical description: 33 p.

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Also called: Tapping Latino talent: how Hispanic-serving institutions are preparing Latino students for the workforce; Tapping Latino talent: how HSIs are preparing Latino students for the workforce: COVID-19 update; Tapping Latino talent: how HSIs are preparing Latino students for the workforce: Coronavirus Disease 2019 update

Statement of responsibility: Janette Martinez and Deborah Santiago

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 141.169

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