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Solis, Bertin; Durán, Richard P. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
This ethnographic case study examined how 16 Latinx community college students experienced the transition to a selective 4-year public research-intensive university. Participants encountered challenges with social isolation, adapting to a fast-paced quarter system and to large course sizes, limited access to information on resources, restricted…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Transfer Students, First Generation College Students, Community Colleges
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Anguiano, José G.; Uriostegui, Marbella; Gussman, Melissa; Kouyoumdjian, Claudia – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
A critical race theory framework was used to examine the role of music listening practices in the academic and social contexts of Latino college students enrolled at a predominantly White institution. An inductive thematic analysis examined themes in participants' open-ended responses. Awareness of their Latino identity in music and the use of…
Descriptors: Music, Hispanic American Students, College Students, Student Experience
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Mackenzie, Lee – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
A government-established student loans institute known as Instituto Colombiano de Credito Educativo y Estudios Tecnicos en el Exterior (ICETEX) has been instrumental in improving access to higher education in Colombia. This article uses the capability approach to analyze the ways in which ICETEX has contributed to loan recipients' well-being and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Loan Programs, Student Financial Aid, Well Being
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Muñoz, José A.; Villanueva, Idalis – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
Research exploring the participation and retention of Latino/as in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is still in its early stages, but it is shedding light on the lack of representation, why they occur, and what are the outcomes for those that remain in STEM. This review of the literature explores the barriers, stressors, and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, STEM Education, Barriers, Mental Health
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Alemán, Sonya M.; Bahena, Sofia; Alemán, Enrique – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
This project creates the first educational pipeline for the state of Texas. It incorporates middle school as a key transition point, differentiates between advanced degree achievement among Latinas/os and Chicanas/os, and fashions a secondary pipeline with a narrower age range. Findings indicate that the move from eighth grade to ninth is a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Hispanic American Students, Critical Theory, Race
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Victorino, Christine; Denson, Nida; Ing, Marsha; Nylund-Gibson, Karen – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
This study built upon research examining the effects of diversity in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields and higher education by investigating the relationship between student perceptions of campus diversity and classroom engagement for first- and second-year Latinx and White students at two structurally diverse…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Majors (Students), Undergraduate Students, White Students
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Acosta, Alan A.; Guthrie, Kathy L. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
There is limited literature on how race influences leadership identity development. Using a case study methodology, this research explores the influence of race on the leadership identity development of Latino men at a Predominately White Institution. This study revealed that the leadership identity development model was applicable to…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Males, Identification (Psychology), Racial Factors
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Gonzalez, Elsa; Aguirre, Cecilia Contreras; Myers, Joenie – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
This study examined the success and persistence of Latina students in the complex environment of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at a Tier 1 Research higher education institution in Texas. For this qualitative study, 10 Latina students pursuing STEM majors were interviewed within a framework focusing on Greene's…
Descriptors: Success, Academic Persistence, Hispanic American Students, Females
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Rogers, Jennifer – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program provides legal protection to enhance access for a narrow subcategory of undocumented immigrants. Following the presidential election, a series of actions have pushed many of these recipients into limbo, leading to uncertainty and fear for these young students. This case study examined the…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Hispanic American Students, Females, First Generation College Students
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Lopez, Sonia Rey; Rivera, Marialena D. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
Researchers interviewed higher education professionals, asking: How do professionals working in higher education equity and access sectors, both public and private, assign responsibility for improving access, and what solutions do they propose? Informed by Kingdon's multiple streams framework and Guajardo et al.'s theory of change in action,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Equal Education, Access to Education, Hispanic American Students
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Dika, Sandra L.; Wang, Yi; Findlater, Nickcoy – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
Researchers conducted a correlational study utilizing data from a public 4-year institution in Puerto Rico to understand differences in the levels and types of student engagement reported by graduating students, based on gender and major. Findings indicated that graduates from physical sciences, engineering, mathematics, and computing majors…
Descriptors: Puerto Ricans, Public Colleges, Learner Engagement, Gender Differences
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Roberts, Sarah A.; Lucas, Krista L. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
This study examined a Title V Student Center within a Hispanic Serving Institution and how it acted as a counterspace for undergraduate students. The Center provided multiple academic and non-academic supports that students utilized, including mentoring, office hours, and programming. It also provided a place for community development, offering a…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Student Unions
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Abrica, Elvira J.; Lane, Tonisha B.; Zobac, Stephanie; Collins, Elizabeth – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
Relying on semi-structured, qualitative interviews with 13 Latino male undergraduates in engineering, this study explored students experiences and sense of belonging within a Minority Retention Program at a 4-year public university in California. Findings support extent research on the importance of structural interventions in science, technology,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Undergraduate Students, Males, Hispanic American Students
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Herrera, Felisha; Kovats Sánchez, Gabriela – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
This article highlights the role of community among Latina/o/x students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at 2- and 4-year Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI). Community-based perspectives are often missing from traditional STEM disciplinary contexts; however, our Community-Centered STEM Identity model…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, STEM Education, Minority Serving Institutions, Identification (Psychology)
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Figuera Gazo, Pilar; Llanes Ordóñez, Juan; Torrado Fonseca, Mercedes; Valls Figuera, Robert-Guerau; Buxarrais Estrada, Maria Rosa – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2022
This study investigated the relationships between the motivations of master's students and satisfaction with the programme. Participants included 978 students from two Spanish universities. The results showed that the characteristics of the master's programme explained the differences in the reasons for choice and student satisfaction. We found a…
Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), Student Satisfaction, Graduate Students, Masters Degrees
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