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Kodama, Corinne M.; Maramba, Dina C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
This chapter addresses the applicability of student development theories in light of empirical research on Asian American college students through a twofold approach: (a) revisiting the relevance of Kodama, McEwen, Liang, and Lee's (2001, 2002) theoretical work on Asian American student development; and (b) using Jones' and Stewart's (2016)…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Development, Cultural Influences
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Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Maramba, Dina C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter highlights opportunities for Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions to develop and utilize external partnerships to inform the development of internal collaboration between academic and student affairs to better serve targeted student populations.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, American Indian Students, Institutional Characteristics
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Maramba, Dina C.; Palmer, Robert T.; Kang, Hyeyoung; Yull, Denise – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2018
The study of college choice among all students continues to be crucial in higher education. More importantly, a critical examination of understanding the influences of college choice for ethnically diverse groups may provide better guidance for colleges and universities particularly in increasing and diversifying their student populations. This…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Choice, Ethnic Groups, Qualitative Research
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Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
Research illustrates that the enrollments of Asian American and Latino/a students are increasing at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Nevertheless, research on how these students experience the institutional climates of HBCUs is nonexistent; hence, we sought to explore the college-choice process and perceptions of campus…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Asian American Students, Hispanic American Students, Enrollment Trends
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Maramba, Dina C.; Palmer, Robert T.; Yull, Denise; Ozuna, Taryn – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2015
Although research has shown that more Asian American and Latino students are choosing to attend historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), no research has offered insight into what motivates students from these demographics to enroll in these institutions. Given this, the authors explored the college choice process for Asian American…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Asian American Students, Hispanic American Students, College Choice
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Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
Given that Southeast Asian American (SEAA) students are severely underrepresented in higher education and less likely to persistence to graduation compared to other ethnic groups in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, this study explored critical factors to their college success. Indeed, several themes emerged from this national…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Foreign Students, College Students, Asians
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Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
Research has shown that the enrollment of Asian American and Latino/a students are increasing at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Nevertheless, research on how these students experience the institutional climate of HBCUs is nonexistent. Hence, this study sought to explore the college choice process and perceptions of campus…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Hispanic American Students, College Faculty, Black Colleges
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Maramba, Dina C.; Palmer, Robert T. – Journal of College Student Development, 2014
The purpose of this study is to explore the critical role of culture on the success of Southeast Asian American (SEAA) college students. Specifically, we examined the saliency of cultural validation and how it shaped the educational trajectories of SEAAs. A national sample of 34 participants was analyzed across 5 public, 4-year colleges and…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Educational Experience, Role
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Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C.; Ozuna Allen, Taryn; Goings, Ramon B. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2015
Drawing from a larger study on Asian Americans and Latino/as at HBCUs, this chapter focuses exclusively on the Latino/a students, sheds light on factors that motivated Latino/a students to attend a historically Black university, and discusses the on-campus experiences of these students. The chapter provides insight into what HBCUs might do to help…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Hispanic American Students, College Students, Student Motivation
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Arroyo, Andrew T.; Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2016
This qualitative study contributes an original holistic understanding of the perceptions and experiences of non-Black students (e.g., Asian American, Latino, and White) as they matriculate into historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), persist to graduation, and reflect on their experiences as graduates at HBCUs. Findings from this…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Student Experience, Qualitative Research, Asian American Students
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Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of College Student Development, 2008
As Filipina/o Americans comprise the largest Asian immigrant population in the United States, the experience of college-aged children of immigrants becomes an increasing concern at the university level. The purpose of this qualitative research investigation was to explore the ways Filipina American students negotiated their home environment and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Family Environment, Gender Differences, Immigrants
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Museus, Samuel D.; Maramba, Dina C. – Review of Higher Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of cultural factors on Filipino American students' sense of belonging in college. The authors utilized structural equation modeling techniques to analyze a single-institution sample of 143 Filipino American undergraduates and estimate the impact of pressure to commit "cultural…
Descriptors: Filipino Americans, Undergraduate Students, Cultural Influences, Cultural Background
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Maramba, Dina C. – College Student Journal, 2008
The purpose of this article is to discuss findings that investigate the experiences of Filipina/o American college students at a large, research I institution in southern California. Qualitative data were collected through one-on-one interviews to elicit responses related to the campus environment, sense of campus community/sense of belonging, and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Filipino Americans
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Palmer, Robert T.; Arroyo, Andrew T.; Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
While research has shown that the racial diversity of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is increasing, literature suggests that some stakeholders at HBCUs feel the diversification of Black colleges could change their culture, which some see as vital for promoting the success of Black students. Given this, the following study…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Stakeholders, Case Studies, Student Personnel Workers
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Sulé, V. Thandi; Winkle-Wagner, Rachelle; Maramba, Dina C. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2017
Using critical discourse analysis, this study assesses reader comments to newspaper articles on the "Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin" Supreme Court case. The Fisher case challenges the consideration of race in the college admissions process at UT. Findings show that this racial equity practice was framed as being antithetical to…
Descriptors: Public Opinion, College Admission, Admission Criteria, School Policy