Latinx and Immigrant Outreach | BCTC

Latinx and Immigrant Outreach

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Outreach and Student Support Services

  • Linguistically / culturally relevant educational outreach for Latinx, immigrant, refugee students/families such as College Experience Days, student shadowing, high school visits, and festivals, fairs and workshops. Services and support offered in Spanish, French, and Swahili;
  • Admissions application and FAFSA completion support;
  • Individualized scholarship coaching;
  • Academic advising for ELL, AA/AS, undecided students;
  • Specialized support services- Educational access, immigration policy information, referrals to bilingual social services, job shadowing, leadership programs, professional development, consultations for credit for prior learning and international degree equivalency processes, etc.)

Programs and Academic Engagement

  • Monthly "CafĂ© avec Mkate" and Global Learning Festivals once per semester
  • Annual World Language Boot Camps for Spanish / English
  • HUM 120 (Spanglish section), LAS 201, and Heritage Language courses Annual Festival de Futuros
  • Annual Latinx Leadership and College Experience Camp

Collaborations and Special Initiatives

  • Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
  • Northern Migrant Education Regional Center
  • CPE Culturally Responsive Dual Credit Initiative