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STUDY:  Number of Hispanic Serving Educational Institutions Expected to Boom

The number of Hispanic-serving institutions, (HSIs) nationwide has increased by 24 percent since 2004 and could grow by another 40 percent if “emerging” HSIs in 18 states and Puerto Rico continue to grow, a new study says. continue reading »

Payless Shoe Source Partners with Hispanic Scholarship Fund

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and for the fourth consecutive year, Payless ShoeSource® has launched the Payless Inspiring Possibilities Scholarship Program in partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF). continue reading »

Hispanic PR Association Announces Scholarship Gala Honorees

The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), the leading non-profit organization founded to advance the careers of Hispanics in the field of communications, will honor Hispanic industry leaders continue reading »

Record Number of California Latino Students Pass High School Exit Exam

In California all students are required to take exit exams starting in their sophomore year of high school to gauge their progress in key areas of academic study, English and math. And for the first time 90% of Latino and black students passed those exams. continue reading »

Record Number of California Latino Students Pass High School Exit Exam

In California all students are required to take exit exams starting in their sophomore year of high school to gauge their progress in key areas of academic study, English and math. And for the first time 90% of Latino and black students passed those exams. 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 »

Feds Raid University Popular With International Students

U.S. immigration officials July 29 raided the University of Northern Virginia, which bills itself as the most popular American college for Indian students, for allegedly failing to comply with federal regulations for administering foreign student visas. 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 »

Benedictine is Putting “Illinois Back to Work” with Tuition-Covered Program

National reports indicate most of the 9.2 percent unemployed have not earned a degree, which experts predict is the best way to locate and maintain future employment. Benedictine is the first university in the country to lead in helping the unemployed pay tuition 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 »

Even With College Degree, Young Illegal Immigrants Face Low-Skill Jobs

In the same week that California opened up some financial aid for illegal immigrants, a new report finds that many college graduates who entered the country illegally ended up with the same low-skill jobs as their parents, despite dreams of bettering their lives. continue reading »