June 12

Pacific Oaks College Awarded $2.5 Million Grant to Support Success of Latino Students

first_imgEducation Pacific Oaks College Awarded $2.5 Million Grant to Support Success of Latino Students PCC receives a $3 million grant under the same program STAFF REPORT Published on Thursday, September 10, 2020 | 1:10 pm EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 54 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Subscribe Make a comment HerbeautyUnapologetic Celebs Women AdoreHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Beauty Tips That Make Indian Women So BeautifulHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Signs You Want To Stay With Your Girlfriend ForeverHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeauty Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m.center_img Business News Pacific Oaks College has been awarded a $2.5 million federal grant to help foster the success of Latino students, the institution announced Thursday.The grant comes from the U.S. Department of Education under its Developing Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) Title V competitive grant program, “which assists colleges in the development of academic services, mentoring, faculty, curriculum, and other resources,” Pacific Oaks said in a written statement.The funds will be used toward the college’s Latinx+ Student Success Initiative,” representatives said. The program seeks to “support Latinx and underserved student populations at the social justice-centered college,” according to the statement.More than 55 percent of the student body this fall identifies as Hispanic or Latino, representing the largest demographic at Pacific Oaks, officials said.Pasadena City College announced that the school had received a $3 million grant under the program.“I am proud of the $2.5 million HSI grant awarded to Pacific Oaks College. It demonstrates our commitment to supporting and lifting up all our students, especially those from underserved communities,” said Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School President Jack Paduntin.“Many of our students aim to serve their communities after graduating,” he said. “This HSI grant will support our Latinx+ and underserved students in preparing them for success at Pacific Oaks and in their careers afterward.”The Latinx+ Student Success Initiative will be led by Judy Castro.“I am excited to develop the student success center’s infrastructure and the implementation of programs at Pacific Oaks. Integral to the Title V grant are goals to increase retention and graduation rates of Latinx+ and underrepresented undergraduate students,” she said.“In addition to the undergraduate success center, new and sustainable programs will be essential, such as a media lending library, a Latinx+ Speaker Series, and bilingual academic advisers, tutors, and mentor,” Castro said.The grant begins Oct. 1 and runs through Sept. 30, 2025. Community News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes More Cool Stuff Community News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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