ERIC Number: ED286549
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
Strategic Plan To Address Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Black and Hispanic Students at Hudson County Community College.
Oromaner, Mark; Krynicky, Harry
Developed by Hudson County (New Jersey) Community College's (HCCC's) Task Force on Recruitment and Retention of Black and Hispanic Students, this report offers a plan of action for addressing the problem of declining black enrollment at the college. Section 1 describes the plan's development. Section 2 offers an overview of the HCCC and the surrounding community, including a history of HCCC; a description of Hudson County; information on population characteristics and trends; population projections; a review of occupational, employment, and business trends; and an overview of the minority presence at HCCC. Section 3 presents minority enrollment data, including information on enrollment trends, sources of minority enrollment, educational opportunity fund students, and retention. Short-term goals and current activities with regard to recruitment and retention are presented in section 4, followed in section 5 by long-term goals and projected activities, featuring quantitative goals, methods of ensuring access and recruitment strategies, ways of removing barriers to success, counseling and academic support services, other student services, retention strategies, and methods of monitoring student retention. Administration, monitoring, and evaluation of the recruitment and retention plan are discussed in section 6. The final sections list HCCC resources to be devoted to the project and offer a brief note on institutional philosophy and mission. (EJV)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hudson County Community Coll., Jersey City, NJ.