ERIC Number: EJ677361
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
The Puente Project: Socializing and Mentoring Latino Community College Students.
Laden, Berta Vigil
Academic Exchange Quarterly, n2 p90-99 Sum 2000
Claims that the way that minority students are socialized is related to retention and persistence. Discusses mentoring programs offered in community colleges that socialize and retain minority students. Explores the Puente Program as an example of a successful program that can aid minority Latino students. (Contains 35 references.) (MZ)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Racial Factors, Social Influences, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Diversity, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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