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Highline Research : Home

This guide contains research by Highline staff and faculty on student populations in American higher education.

Highline Researches

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This guide serves to highlight and make available research done by Highline
staff and faculty on community colleges and higher education. Related research
is included for the subject areas below.  These areas correspond to the tabs on
this guide.


African American College Students

Dr. John Mosby - From Strain to Success: a Phenomenological Study of The
Personal and Academic Pressures on African American Male Community College Students


Pacific Islander College Students

Dr. Chantal L. Carrancho  -  First-Generation Filipino American Perceptions of Pursuing
the American Dream Through Higher Education


Hispanic/Latinx College Students

Dr. Paulette Lopez - Slow Progress towards Equity at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI):
A Case Study 


Adult Basic Education Students

Dr. Christie Knighton - An Exploration on How Institutional Practices and Support Systems
Support or Hinder Community College Basic Skills Students Transitioning to Postsecondary Education: A Case Study