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President Obama’s Donated Nobel Prize Money Provides Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Thanks to the money President Obama received from his Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, 12 Hispanic students are being given the opportunity to advance their education. continue reading »

HACU Presents Ground-breaking Initiatives in Education of Hispanics

The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) will host its Annual Conference, "25 Years of Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success continue reading »

U.S. Army to Help Latinos Pursue Careers in Science & Technology

The U.S. Army today reaffirmed its commitment to helping more young Hispanics pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by announcing continue reading »

Univision Announces $300,000 in Scholarships for Hispanic Students

Univision Communications Inc., has announced it would award $300,000 to students around the nation through its new scholarship program "Becas Univision continue reading »

Number of Latinos Getting College Degrees Way Below National Average

Despite an important demographic shift across the United States, a limited proportion of Latinos are earning college degrees. While Latino youth now represent the largest minority group in K—12 U.S. schools and are the fastest-growing segment of students, Latino college completion stands at just 19.2 percent – far below the national average of 41.1 percent. continue reading »

Obama Awards Nearly $500 Million to Community Colleges for Job Training & Workforce Development

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis and Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter today announced nearly $500 million in grants to community colleges around the country for targeted training and workforce development to help economically dislocated workers who are changing careers continue reading »

Only 10% of American Colleges Educate 54% of Hispanic Undergraduates

Over half of all Hispanic undergraduates, drawn from 16% of Americans, are enrolled in only 10% of its colleges. continue reading »

Bipartisan Resolution Introduced to Honor Hispanic-Serving Educational Institutions

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan resolution designating the week of September 19-24th as National Hispanic Serving Institutions Week to recognize the more than 300 non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout our nation for their work, achievements, and critical role in educating and empowering Hispanic youth. continue reading »

New Futuro Launches Innovative Partnership to Get 10,000 Latinos into College

New Futuro, a Chicago-based startup, and Allstate Insurance Company today announced the launch of an unprecedented partnership dedicated to helping Latino families get their students into college and beyond. In addition, New Futuro has partnered with other non-profits, education institutions and corporate citizens to ensure the success of the program, which was announced this morning at the National Museum of Mexican Art. continue reading »

Adelante! U.S. Educational Leadership Fund Partners with Dallas Cowboys

Miller Lite is teaming up with the Dallas Cowboys to introduce the Scoring for Education program that addresses the financial barriers of higher education facing many dedicated Hispanics families. continue reading »

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 »

Hispanic College Enrollment Spikes(24%) Narrowing Gaps with Other Groups

Driven by a single-year surge of 24% in Hispanic enrollment, the number of 18- to 24-year-olds attending college in the United States hit an all-time high of 12.2 million in October 2010, according to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis of newly available Census Bureau data. From 2009 to 2010, the number of Hispanic young adults enrolled in college grew by 349,000, compared with an increase of 88,000 young blacks and 43,000 young Asian Americans and a decrease of 320,000 young non-Hispanic whites. continue reading »

San Diego H.S. Students Participate in BizFest Entrepreneurship Opportunity

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation, in conjunction with Visa, Sempra Utilities and Mission Federal Credit Union, proudly presents its signature program, BizFest Youth Entrepreneurship 2011 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 »

KPMG Foundation Offering Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarships

The KPMG Foundation Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarships aim to further increase the completion rate among African-American, Hispanic-American and Native American doctoral students. The scholarships provide the funding for them to see their dreams come to fruition. continue reading »