More info on SD Mesa AANAPISI
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AN ASIAN AMERICAN AND NATIVE AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER SERVING
San Diego Mesa College is proud to be formally designated an Asian American and Native
American Pacific Islander Serving Institution by the United States Department of Education.
The purpose of this designation is to provide Mesa College the opportunity to improve
the academic attainment of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI), Native Hawaiian,
or similar identities, and low-income students. Being an AANAPISI means we are a reflection
of our students, their cultures, values, and life experiences. It guides the direction
of the college and how we go about the work that we do. Every students deserves to
feel connected and safe on campus and to have access to the programs and services
to successfully reach their goals. As an AANAPISI Serving Institution, Mesa is committed
to be the Leading College of Equity and Excellence.