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Welcome to the PUENTE Program

The PUENTE Community College Program is an academic, counseling and mentoring program of support for students to build the skills necessary for success in both academic and career goals while in community college.  Students enrolled in the PUENTE program work closely with their Counselor, English Instructor and Mentor to prepare for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. To learn more please visit http://puente.berkeley.edu/ .

     

For more information on how to join the Los Angeles Harbor College Puente Project please contact:

Puente Counselor Dr. Jassiel Domínguez at domingj@lahc or by phone at (310)233-4246.

Eligibility for the Program:

  • Must qualify for either English 28 or English 101
    (All students will enroll in English 28 in the fall semester
     and English 101 in the spring semester)

  • Must enroll in Counseling 20 in the fall semester and Counseling 17 in the spring semester

  • Must attend certain evening and weekend Puente activities 

  • Must commit to Puente class enrollment, continually meeting
    with the Puente counselor, involvement of activities, and being the best student possible in order to achieve their goals.

  • Students do NOT have to be full time in order to join the Puente Project.

Meet the Staff:

PUENTE Counselor Contact Information: 

Dr. Jassiel Domínguez

Email: domingj@lahc.edu

Phone: 310-233-4246

PUENTE English Instructor Contact Information:

Mrs. Carmen Carillo

Email: carrilc@lahc.edu

Phone: 310-233-4021


 

 

​Results:

Updated March 2016

Cohorts 1-4 (118 total students)

Units(All completed LAHC)

o 38 students with 1.0-29.0 units

o 43 students with 30.0-59.0 units

o 37 students with more than 60 units

GPA(LAHC GPA)

o 42 students with GPA below a 2.0

o 61 students with GPA between 2.0-2.99

o 15 students with GPA between 3.0-4.0

• English 28 Completion

o 94 students have completed English 28

o 24 students did not complete English 28 􀀀 2 students returned to school and re-enrolled in English 28 outside of Puente

• English 101 Completion

o 78 students have completed English 28 and English 101 in Puente

o 14 students passed English 28 but did not pass English 101 􀀀 4 students returned and completed English 101 outside of Puente

o 24 students ineligible to take English 101 due to not passing English 28 􀀀 2 students returned and completed English 28 outside of Puente

o 2 students passed English 28 but withdrew from program 􀀀 Both students completed English 101 outside of Puente

• Math Completion

o 48 students have completed or are enrolled in 200 level or Stats 1 courses

o 8 students have not completed the Math Assessment or enrolled in any Math course

o 41 students are eligible, have enrolled, or completed Math 123B/115 or below

o 21 students are eligible, have enrolled, or completed Math 123C/125/137

• Educational Benchmarks

o 15 students have transferred to a university 􀀀 UCSB, UCR, UCI, CSULB, CSUCI,CSUDH, CSULA, BIOLA

o 12 students are currently awaiting transfer application decisions(spring 2016)

o 1 student has entered the RN program

o 1 student completed and stopped after AA degree

• Cohort 5 (16 students as of spring 2016)

o 15 of 18 students completed English 28 and moved onto English 101

o 1 student was added in spring 2016 English 101