The Hartnell Guided Pathways to STEM (GPS) Project represents a comprehensive, systemic approach to improve access and opportunity in the STEM fields for Hispanic and low-income students. The project's activities support the achievement of three overarching goals:Goal 1: Increase Access and Success in STEM for Hispanic and Low-Income Students.
Hispanic Serving Institution
Hartnell College is proud to be formally designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the United States Department of Education. With the designation, Hartnell College is eligible to compete for HSI grants through various federal programs such as Title V, Title III, National Science Foundation, and U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of HSI grants is to strengthen the college's capacities by building equitable systems of teaching and student services that increase the academic success of all students. Since 2000, Hartnell has been awarded numerous HSI grants totaling more than $30 million in funding.
HSI STEM Title III - "Guided Pathways to STEM (GPS)"
HSI Title V - "The Cultivamos Project"
The Cultivamos Project is intended to build institutional capacity to incrase the number of Hispanic and low-income students attaining postsecondary degrees and facilitate transfer along the entire pipeline. The project's activities support the achievement of three overarching goals: