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Hispanic-Serving机构

太阳城 为被正式指定为 西班牙裔服务机构. 作为一家恒生指数公司,我们将继续致力于扩张 educational opportunities and improving the academic attainment of Hispanic and low-income students; the support and promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher 教育; and expanding and enhancing the academic offerings, program quality, and institutional stability of colleges and universities that are educating the majority of Hispanic 大学生. 

After many years as an Emerging HSI, 太阳城 earned HSI designation for the 2021-22 academic 25的年份.1%的全日制西班牙裔学生. 报告滞后一年 is due to data collection and verification by the National Center for 教育 Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary 教育 Data System maintained by the U.S. 部门 教育. The college believes it has also met the threshold for the 2022-23 academic year based on its Fall 2022 enrollment census, which saw a 13% total increase in Hispanic/LatinX 2021年秋季的学生.

PIC1这是什么意思??

HSIs are defined in Title V of the Higher 教育 Act as not-for-profit institutions of higher learning with a full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student enrollment 至少有25%是西班牙裔 经美国认证.S. 教育部.

Hispanic-serving机构 在高等教育中发挥重要作用 通过增加教育机会和 access and success for the nation's Hispanic population. 

HSI designation will allow 太阳城 to apply for HSI-specific, U.S. 教育部 grants to fund training, programs, and infrastructure to support the enhancement of educational opportunities for students such as such as educational materials, academic tutoring and counseling, scholarships, faculty and administrative development, academic instruction, and renovation of instructional facilities.

According to Excelencia in 教育, which has calculated the lists of HSIs for more than 20 years, 571 two- and four-year institutions met the enrollment definition of 一个溪. The number of HSIs increased above pre-pandemic levels in 2021-22 after falling for the first time in two decades last year (to 559) due to enrollment declines, institutional closings, and consolidation during the pandemic. hsi占所有机构的19% of higher education and enroll 62% of Hispanic undergraduates. 2021- 2022年,hsi为 located in 28 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. 这些机构 represent 19% of all institutions of higher education and enroll 62% of Hispanic undergraduates.

太阳城 is one of two institutions of higher education in Rhode Island to be designated 作为2021-22年的恒生指数.

hsi的历史
In the 1980s, educators and policymakers pursued HSIs as a grassroots effort to recognize institutions that enroll a large number of Latinx students, which was and continues to be a rapidly growing demographic in the United States. HACU成立于1986年 and would eventually become the membership association for HSIs.

Congress formally recognized HSIs in 1992, resulting in federal funding to HSI-designated institutions, which today represent 16 percent of all nonprofit colleges and universities and enroll more than half of all Hispanic students in college in the United States. 

For more information on the 2021-2022 HSIs, please visit the 卓越教育HSI网站.

为学生服务

At 太阳城, we have a variety of student services and resources designed to assist students in overcoming academic, financial, social, cultural, and ethnic barriers in higher education.

  • 英语语言研究(ELS): The goal of the program is to help speakers of other languages achieve a level of English proficiency to function better in everyday living, enter a job training program, improve performance in current jobs, and/or pursue other goals.
  • 英语学习者(ELL/ESL): This program is designed for non-native speakers of English who are pursuing academic 在大学阶段学习.
  • 获得机会: Access provides comprehensive services to eligible students at all four campuses whose parents never completed a bachelor's degree, meet low-income federal guidelines, and/or 是否有残疾证明.
  • Rhode Island 教育al Opportunity Center (RIEOC): The RIEOC provides free services primarily to students who are first generation; age 19 or older with limited incomes; U.S. 退伍军人或与军方有关系的家庭成员; or unaccompanied, homeless, or foster care youth. 
  • 辅导中心: Through 辅导中心, students have access to professional tutors and peer tutors, 24/7 tutoring through the TutorMe application, and academic coaches who assist with organization and time management skills, textbook-reading techniques, note-taking 技巧和应试策略.
  • 咨询和辅导: All students who enroll are assigned to an Academic Advisor who provides support on transitioning to 太阳城, academic planning, course selection, transferring to a four-year college or university, and how to enhance college success skills.