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STUDY:  High Achieving Latinos & Blacks Suffer Most Academically from Bullying

Victims of bullying often suffer academically, and this is particularly true for high achieving black and Latino students, according to new research to be presented at the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. continue reading »

Hispanics Aspire for Higher Education though Many Unable to Afford It

When it comes to their children’s education, Latino voters have clear and high aspirations: a new poll revealed that an overwhelming 96%—almost all—would like to see their kids earn a college degree, whether it is a bachelor’s, master’s or professional degree. continue reading »

Winning Students Pursue Their Dreams with the Help of Honda and Hispanic Scholarship Fund

American Honda Motor Co. Inc. (NYSE:HMC) and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Friday awarded eight outstanding Latino undergraduate students a scholarship based on their academic success and interest in a career in the automotive industry. continue reading »

Latinos Students Taking College ACT Continue to Show Improved Scores Especially in Math & Science

College and career readiness among 2011 Hispanic U.S. high school graduates who took the ACT test shows slow but steady improvement, particularly in the key areas of math and science, according to ACT’s yearly report, The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2011, released today. continue reading »

Latinos Students Taking College ACT Continue to Show Improved Scores Especially in Math & Science

College and career readiness among 2011 Hispanic U.S. high school graduates who took the ACT test shows slow but steady improvement, particularly in the key areas of math and science, according to ACT’s yearly report, The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2011, released today. continue reading »

Over 1,000 Fulbright Foreign Students Attend Orientations Across U.S.

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host several orientations from now through September 10, 2011 for newly-arrived Fulbright Foreign Students and Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants continue reading »

UN Urges Academia to Find Solutions to Global Hunger, Poverty & Intolerance

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today exhorted the world’s academic community to find solutions to global hunger and malnutrition, come up with ideas to promote sustainable and inclusive development, and advance tolerance through mutual respect and understanding. continue reading »

Student Debt Rising, but Graduation Rates Flat

A new report finds that it's taking increasingly more student debt to produce a degree in this country – meaning that while students are collectively paying more for an education, the nation's colleges and universities aren't producing a proportionate increase in degrees and certificates. continue reading »

New Approach to Teaching History of African-Americans & Mexican Americans Comes to Internet

A unique approach to teaching history is being used to tell the stories of African Americans and Mexican Americans. Robert Miller, formerly Director of Educational Publishing at Thirteen/WNET, New York City’s continue reading »

Goshen College and University of Notre Dame Publish “Latinos in Northern Indiana” Research Series

Goshen College’s Institute for Latino Educational Achievement, in collaboration with the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, published a three-volume series of research reports, continue reading »

National Hispanic University Adds Bachelor Degree Concentrations and More Online Courses

The National Hispanic University (NHU) has introduced several new concentrations, each with some courses available online, in its bachelor’s degree programs in Business Administration and Liberal Studies. continue reading »

Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy Named to TechWeek 100 List

One of the hottest technology schools in the country has been recognized as one of the TechWeek 100: the 100 most innovative names in Chicago technology. As a leader in technology education, Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy (TFA) and President & CEO Howard A. Tullman were honored at the TechWeek Conference and Expo that took place from July 22nd to July 25th. continue reading »

Calling All Musically Talented Latinos Age 14-18, Here’s a Chance to Attend the Grammy Awards

The second annual MusiCares and GRAMMY Foundation Teen Substance Abuse Awareness through Music Contest has been launched and its a great opportunity for musically talented Latinos. continue reading »

Over 125 Global Scholars & Student Leaders Participate in U.S. Exchange Programs

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host over 125 participants for the inaugural Around the World in an Afternoon, a cultural and academic festival at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. continue reading »

Outstanding Latino Youth Sought for LULAC Leadership Seminars

The LULAC National Educational Service Centers invites you to help us identify outstanding Latino youth for the 2011 Washington Youth Leadership Seminar (WLYS). The seminar will be held from September 28, 2011 to October 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. continue reading »

Latina Leaders in Nonprofti Sector Sought for Hispana Leadership Institute

After a successful launch last year of an effort to address the underrepresentation of Latina professionals in the nonprofit sector, the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI), the nation's premier organization developing, connecting, and promoting Latina leaders, is recruiting for the second class of the Advancing Latina Leaders in Nonprofits (ALL IN) Program. continue reading »

McDonald’s Award $400,000 to College Bound Hispanic Students

Following a tradition that has provided $1.5 million for Hispanics' college education since 2008, Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) revealed today the names of four Hispanic high school seniors who will each receive an RMHC®/HACER® National Scholarship of $100,000 to help finance their dream of a higher education. continue reading »

Culinary Institute of Spain Launches 100% Online Education Initiative

The education in high-quality international cuisine has come to the Internet. The IGE, prestigious culinary school extends its network and opens in Miami a new platform providing education entirely over the Internet. The school founded in Madrid in 1974, was influenced by a large group of awards chefs like Genaro Pildain, Juan Maria Arzak, and Patxi Bericua. Today the school has a large number of centers across the European continent. continue reading »

Coming This Fall: Big Tuition Hikes

For a telling example of the money troubles facing public colleges and universities, consider Pennsylvania. On June 30, Governor Tom Corbett signed a state budget that slashes funding for higher education by 19 percent, and school officials smiled with relief. continue reading »

More than $2Million in Microsoft Software Donated to LULAC Education Centers Across the Country

Microsoft announced a $2 million dollar donation in software to LULAC’s 55 technology centers. The commitment was made at the 2011 LULAC National Convention in Cincinnati. With Microsoft’s support, the centers, which are located in Hispanic communities across the country, will help bridge the Digital Divide, with state-of-the-art computer equipment, software and high-speed internet access as well as computer instruction to students and parents. continue reading »