Cal State LA receives grant to boost AANHPI student success


Cal State LA receives grant to boost AANHPI student success: California State University, Los Angeles has been awarded a $370,000 state grant to create an AANHPI student achievement program. The funding is part of an $8 million appropriation under Assembly Bill 190 aimed at increasing culturally responsive support for underserved students across Cal State campuses.

  • This initiative will aid AANHPI transfer students in graduating within a two-year timeframe and improve retention rates for first-year AANHPI students. It also seeks to address declining enrollment trends and strengthen outreach and recruitment efforts.

  • The grant will go toward creating cross-campus collaborations, faculty professional development and student learning communities. Additionally, it will enhance support for AANHPI-focused campus entities such as the Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center and the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies.

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