The Hispanic population pursues their education at Tri-C because they find caring professionals, solid education, highly respected training, and well established retention initiatives that ensure success and match their academic and cultural interests.
Created in 1992, the Hispanic Council (HC) facilitates the implementation of Hispanic initiatives to benefit Tri-C and the Hispanic community. It also advises the College on Hispanic issues and serves as a liaison between the College and the Greater Cleveland area Hispanic community.The Council offers the following assistance:
- Support for admissions and registration
- Help with the financial aid process
- Link Hispanics with Tri-C programs, services, faculty and staff, including members who are bilingual
Hispanic Education Conference:
The annual conference addresses education related topics such as recruitment, retention, leadership, careers, community outreach and financial aid. Participants include high school and college students, college faculty and administrators, and members of the community at large.
Student Excellence and Peer Program - The STEPP program consists of a series of student support workshops, college transfer visits and community service activities. The program also provides students with a support network of peers and a sense of connectedness with the College.