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SBCC ranked in top 25 for degrees awarded to students of color 2018 grads

For several years, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has produced a list of the “Top 100 Degree Producers” rankings of institutions that confer the most degrees to minority students. This year, SBCC ranked in the top 25 for degrees awarded to students of color in the following areas:

#16 - Degrees for Hispanic students in Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
#21 - Degrees for Hispanic Students in Physical Sciences
#25 - Degrees for Hispanic Students in Business, Management, and Marketing
#25 - Degrees for Hispanic Students in Engineering
#25 - Degrees for Hispanic Students in Mathematics and Statistics

According to their website, "Diverse: Issues in Higher Education stands alone as the only source of critical news, information and insightful commentary on the full range of issues concerning diversity in American higher education.” Diverse began writing about diversity over 30 years ago with the mission of providing thorough and balanced information which could be used to generate public policies that resolve inequities. 

In fulfilling their mission, the overarching goal of Diverse is “to help build the educational, cultural, social and economic structures necessary to allow every individual to reach his or her full potential, and thus contribute to the greater good of their community and the nation.”

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