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Title V Grant: Pathway to Excellence “Camino a la Excelencia”

LSCPA is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)

The Title V Hispanic Serving Institution grant is a five-year, federal competitive grant for eligible Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) and is directed by the Department of Education’s Office of Post-Secondary Education. The Title V HSI Grant assists with strengthening institutional programs, facilities, and services to expand the educational opportunities for Hispanic Americans and other underrepresented populations. Title V grants enable HSI institutions to expand and enhance their academic offerings, program quality, and institutional stability.

Pathway to Excellence - "Camino a la Excelencia"

The LSCPA Title V Grant project, Pathway to Excellence, expands upon the College's mission as a learning-centered institution that embraces academic excellence by providing multiple pathways to student success. The Pathway to Excellence project is comprised of two main goals, to increase access to higher education and student success in higher education, for all students in the community. A particular focus is placed on Hispanic, low-income and first generation (high-need) students at critical points in the 2-year and 4-year pipeline.

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CAREER COACH: Discover majors, in-demand careers, and education based on your interest! Future and current students can do the following: take career assessments, browse careers, browse programs of study, build a resume. Visit https://lamarpa.emsicc.com or scan the QR code. - Title V Department
 

For more information contact:

The program director and 5 staff members.
Lamar State College Port Arthur Title V Grant Program Staff
Dr. Lona Alexander-Mitchell
Director of Title V Grant Project
Ruby Fuller Building, Office 113
(409) 984-6225
alexanderlf@lamarpa.edu  
Trenida Lewis
Director of the Excelencia Center
Ruby Fuller Building, Office 235
(409) 984-6235
lewistd@lamarpa.edu  
Gabriela Ghorayeb
Tutor
Ruby Fuller Building, Office 242A
(409) 984-6245
ghorayebgs@lamarpa.edu  
Roger Turcios Jr.
Outreach Coordinator
Ruby Fuller Building, Office 110
(409) 984-6289
turciosrd@lamarpa.edu  
Chloe Guidry
Success Coach
Ruby Fuller Building, Office 110
(409) 984-6235
guidrycr@lamarpa.edu  
Blanca Sanchez
Success Coach
Ruby Fuller Building, Office 112
(409) 984-6219
escalerabr@lamarpa.edu  
Nini Tran
Success Coach
Ruby Fuller Building, Office 111
(409) 984-6243
trannm@lamarpa.edu