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Kiang, Peter Nien-chu; Tang, Shirley Suet-ling; Seto, Matthew – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions can align their support systems for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students and veterans to create conditions for AAPI student veterans to thrive in college.
Descriptors: Asian Americans, College Students, Veterans, Pacific Islanders
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Park, Julie J.; Assalone, Amanda E. – Community College Review, 2019
Objectives: What are some of the key reasons Asian American students enroll in community colleges? Method: We utilized qualitative methods, conducting 49 interviews in Southern California with current Asian American community college and transfer students at three institutions. Results: We identified five key reasons why Asian American…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Social Class
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Mac, Jacqueline; Sarreal, Adrianne D.; Wang, Amy C.; Museus, Samuel D. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
Increased knowledge about the conditions that have catalyzed and enabled institutions to seek and effectively acquire federally recognized and supported Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) status can inform the work of potential and emerging AANAPISIs.
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Federal Aid, Knowledge Level
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Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Pazich, Loni Bordoloi; Teranishi, Robert T. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The persistent stereotypes of Asian-American students being highly academically successful and not needing support presents a unique context for which to study institutions with a critical mass of low-income Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). This critical ethnographic case study examines practitioners' meaning-making of the federal…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Minority Group Students
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Assalone, Amanda E.; Fann, Amy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Contrary to the model minority myth that portrays Asian Americans as academic all-stars overrepresented in elite 4-year institutions, nearly half of all Asian American college students do, in fact, attend community colleges, and many experience myriad challenges. This exploratory study utilized a qualitative analysis and investigated how model…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Asian American Students, Minority Group Students, Community Colleges
Ramones, Eric – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore the lived experiences of Asian Americans who became chief executive officers (CEOs) of a California Community College District. This study discussed the experiences, the influence of Asian culture, the perception of Asian Americans, and the challenges encountered by Asian American CEOs. To…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Asian Americans, Administrators, Phenomenology
Tuliao, Minerva D. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Asian Americans are becoming the fastest growing minority group, and enrolling at community colleges at a faster rate compared to 4-year institutions. In Nebraska, they represent approximately a quarter of the community college student population, comprise 2.3% of the state's population, and 7% of the state's workforce. Despite their increasing…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Career Development
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Kim, Victoria; Alcantar, Cynthia Maribel; Teranishi, Robert T. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
With high numbers of immigrant students enrolled in community colleges it is important "institutional agents" (Dowd, Pak, Bensimon, 2013) support the unique needs of immigrant students to increase college transfer and degree completion. Using the "funds of knowledge" framework (Gonzalez, Moll & Amanti, 2005), this study…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Needs, Asian American Students
Valliani, Nadia; Byrd, Daniel – Campaign for College Opportunity, 2015
Approximately, 6.3 million Asian Americans and 347,501 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPIs) live in California. The Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community is one that is both significant in size and in diversity. It also represents the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the state. Ensuring their access to and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Enrollment, College Freshmen
Yi Borromeo, Varaxy – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Southeast Asian American (SEAA) (e.g., Cambodian, Hmong, Lao, and Vietnamese) students' educational realities are often masked by assumptions that all Asian Americans are model minorities. However, SEAA students have also been racialized as deviant minorities to explain disparities faced by the community. Relatively minimal scholarship has…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Asian Americans, Minority Group Students, Race
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Teranishi, Robert T.; Kim, Victoria – Educational Forum, 2017
With the rapidly changing demography of the United States, there is a need for greater attention to expanding opportunities and reducing barriers to education for all. This article focuses on one of the nation's fastest-growing immigrant groups--Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). A case study of a program at a community college shows…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Demography, Case Studies
Teranishi, Robert T.; Martin, Margary; Pazich, Loni Bordoloi; Alcantar, Cynthia M.; Nguyen, Bach Mai Dolly; Curammeng, Edward R.; Nguyen, Mike Hoa; Chan, Jason – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2015
Extant research on scholarship programs provides foundational knowledge on student enrollment patterns, different types of programs and their students, and outcomes for scholarship recipients in different sectors of higher education. Despite this growing body of research, however, looming questions remain about the measurable impact of scholarship…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Han, Meekyung; Pong, Helen – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
According to the 2008 U.S. Census, there are 15.5 million Asian Americans in the United States, and 17% are students enrolled in a university (Shea & Yeh, 2008). Asian American college students in higher education are oftentimes perceived as the "model minority" with high academic achievements and few mental and/or behavioral…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Help Seeking
Lui, Joyce – ProQuest LLC, 2013
There has been a limited body of research on Asian American students, specifically regarding community college attendance and the transfer process. The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore and understand how Asian American transfer students navigate the community college, their transfer processes, as well as their post-transfer…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Transfer Students, Two Year College Students, Critical Theory
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Keller, Chad J.; Brown, Chris – Journal of Career Development, 2014
Due to prior research suggesting that relational variables are related to the career development process, we sought to understand how maternal conflictual independence, paternal conflictual independence, attachment anxiety, and attachment avoidance influence the career decision status of Asian American undergraduate students (N = 113). The…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Undergraduate Students, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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