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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A HISPANIC SERVING INSTITUTION? (HSI)

Logo of HSISan Diego City College is proud to be formally designated a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the United States Department of Education. The purpose of the HSI is to expand educational opportunities and improve the academic attainment of Hispanic and low-income students, and to expand and enhance the academic offerings, program quality, and institutional stability of colleges and universities that are educating the majority of Hispanic college students. As a Hispanic Serving Institution, San Diego City College is committed to student success, educational equity and social justice.

ABOUT THE TITLE V GRANT, iSUBIR!

Students Uplifted By Instructional Reform (SUBIR)

The purpose of the grant is to increase the number and proportion of high-need students who persist in and complete college. SUBIR! Will improve retention and success of LatinX students and economically disadvantaged students through course redesign, professional development, the showcasing of diversity and inclusivity and student services initiatives. The grant focuses on the following areas: Professional development, course redesign, creation of cultural hubs, student support and a summer transition program.

Title V- SUBIR Programs:

-Course Redesign/ Professional Development

-DREAMer Resource Center

-SUBIR! Cultural Center

-Summer Jump Start Program

Institutional Commitment and Support

Title V capitalizes on a number of existing resources and is supported by all areas at San Diego City College. The college is committed to providing the support and resouces to ensure the success and sustainability of Title V initiatives.