Title V - The Expanding Horizons Grant

In October 2009, Sul Ross was awarded a Title V Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) development grant from the U.S. Department of Education for Project Puertas Abiertas (Open Doors). The purpose of the project is to increase Hispanic and other low-income students' attainment of graduate degrees and provide new pathways to these degrees for students through distance education. The project will:

  • expand existing degree programs in four high-demand fields (Education, Agriculture, Business, and English/Communication)
  • update and expand the distance education infrastructure
  • provide faculty development in distance instructional techniques/technology
  • develop a new Graduate Student Center that will provide pro-active graduate support services
  • provide direct support to students through fellowships
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