Date of Degree
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
Liddell, Debora L.
First Committee Member
Pascarella, Ernest T.
Second Committee Member
Third Committee Member
Fourth Committee Member
This study offers recommendations for community college personnel in assisting first-generation Mexican American male college students access and properly utilize college agents and services to succeed and transfer to a four-year institution. Students must recognize that colleges have many programs and services designed to help them become successful, but they need to be open to the idea of asking for assistance and honest with themselves about the assistance they need.
Anti-Deficit Approach, Community College Students, First-Generation, Male, Mexican American, Retention
xi, 226 pages
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-226).
Copyright © 2019 Luis S. Moreno
Moreno, Luis S. "Exploring the ways first-generation Mexican American male transfer students experience their community college support structure." PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) thesis, University of Iowa, 2019.