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White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

The U.S. Department of Education kicked-off its National Education Summit yesterday with a call to action to raise awareness about the education disparity within the Hispanic community. continue reading »

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards (VIDEO)

Since 1998, the Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards identifies, inspires, prepares and positions Latino leaders in the classroom, community and workforce in meeting America’s priorities going forward. continue reading »

Record Number of Hispanic Males Entering Medical School

The number of minorities who applied for and enrolled in medical schools grew in 2010, a trend that was most pronounced among Hispanic males, according to data released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). continue reading »

$60.1 Million Awarded to Enhance Hispanic-Serving Institutions

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced 99 new grant awards totaling $60.1 million to enhance colleges that enroll a high percentage of Hispanic students. continue reading »

Gates Foundation Gives $35 Million to Boost Communtiy College Graduation, Focus on Minority Students

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced it is giving $35 million to boost community college graduation rates which is seen as a direct benefit to minority communities. Approximately 17 percent of all students in community college are Hispanic and 14 percent are African American. continue reading »

Target Continues to Fund Education in U.S. with $1 Billiion Pledge

Target® announced its plans to donate more than $500 million by the end of 2015 to support education, doubling its support to-date, for a total of more than $1 billion. continue reading »

University of Texas of El Paso Named Top MBA School for Hispanics

Based on the percentage of Hispanic enrollment in graduate business schools, Hispanic Business Magazine has once again identified the top schools for Hispanics and this year the honor went to the University of Texas at El Paso followed by New York University and the University of Texas at Austin. continue reading »

Teach For America Celebrates Its Hispanic Teachers During Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Teach For America celebrates the accomplishments of its Hispanic corps members and alumni, who are working to ensure that their students have the educational opportunities they deserve. In its 20 years of existence, the organization has reached more than 3 million students in low-income communities, almost half of whom are Hispanics. Aida Flores and Marco Martinez are among those whose lives have been impacted by Teach For America in extraordinary ways. continue reading »

University of Texas of El Paso Named Top MBA School for Hispanics

Based on the percentage of Hispanic enrollment in graduate business schools, Hispanic Business Magazine has once again identified the top schools for Hispanics and this year the honor went to the University of Texas at El Paso followed by New York University and the University of Texas at Austin. continue reading »

Colgate-Palmolive Partners with Hispanic Scholarship Fund to Kick Off ‘Haz La U’

Colgate-Palmolive will celebrate September’s Hispanic Heritage Month with the kick-off of this year’s “Haz la U” (“Make the U”) scholarship program. In partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Colgate’s “Haz la U” will award educational grants to eligible Hispanic-American students pursuing higher education. continue reading »

Colgate-Palmolive Partners with Hispanic Scholarship Fund to Kick Off ‘Haz La U’

Colgate-Palmolive will celebrate September’s Hispanic Heritage Month with the kick-off of this year’s “Haz la U” (“Make the U”) scholarship program. In partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Colgate’s “Haz la U” will award educational grants to eligible Hispanic-American students pursuing higher education. continue reading »

20th Annual Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest for All Illinois Students

The Hispanic Heritage Organization is hosting its annual Hispanic Heritage 2010 Essay Contest. The Hispanic Heritage Organization, founded in 1994 to enhance education and cultural awareness for Hispanics and non-Hispanics each year celebrates Hispanic Heritage month (September 15th through October 15th) by hosting a variety of events. continue reading »