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 The AANHPI S.T.A.R. (Success, Transfer, Access, Relevance) Program supports persistence, transfer and completion by providing first-year experience programs, transfer pathway programs and culturally responsive support for our Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, first-generation and low-income (historically underserved) students.

 Cañada College is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. AANAPISI is a federal designation from the United States Department of Education.

AANAPISI-designated institutions are eligible to apply to receive grants and related assistance to improve and expand their capacity to serve Asian American, Native American Pacific Islanders, and low-income students.


Learn about the ARC Program

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