PASO Proyecto de Apoyo Superando Obstaculos

En Español

Project Achievement – Surpassing Obstacles

Graduation hat: gracias mami y papi

Mission Statement

PASO strengthens communication and provides answers to college questions for the families and supporters of our Latinx students. Together, we form a welcoming community to engage and support students through the college experience.

Looking at the Numbers

Over the past four years, Harper College’s Latinx full-time student population has grown 12 percent.

The Big Picture

PASO promotes family and community involvement on campus. Research indicates
that programs like PASO increase persistence rates and college engagement,
Latinx students will learn how to navigate the Harper College process and
additional academic opportunities beyond Harper.


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