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Via Rápida

HSI Title V - Via Rápida

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Grossmont College has developed the Via Rápida First Year Experience Program (FYE), which is currently accepting applications from First-Time Freshmen enrolling at the college in fall 2018.

Get involved and become an active Griffin through the Via Rápida First Year Experience Program. The program will be accepting a cohort of up to 250 First-Time Freshmen from the fall 2018 cohort. Students can expect to receive and ongoing social and academic support throughout their first year and into their third semester. The program promotes academic achievement, social integration and personal growth. Participating students will be well connected to faculty, staff and other Griffin students.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education under the Office of Postsecondary Education, the Title V Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) grant is composed of five supporting components: (1) Outreach; (2) Strengthening Placement; (3) Accelerated Math and English efforts; (4) First Year Experience Program; and (5) Professional Development. At Grossmont College, Title V has developed Via Rápida First Year Experience Program (FYE). The program is inclusive of all first-time freshmen that have submitted the FAFSA or DREAM applcation and has a focus on Hispanic and low-income (HLI) student populations, providing academic and social support through an array of activities and services. Aligned with the institutions' strategic plan, Via Rápida, through its goals and objectives works to enhance the encompassing college experience for HLI students and increasing college enrollment, retention, persistence and completion.

PR/Award Number: P031S150052
Project Title: Via Rapida: Accelerating Student Success and Completion at Grossmont College 
Last Updated: 05/10/2018

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