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Do you have a career or a job?

Do you have a career or a job?

Most of us are not in a position to engage in volunteer work and community service, or even a life of leisure, full time. We have to work. We need the routine pay check to meet our financial needs and a job can do that. continue reading »

The Art of Delegation

The Art of Delegation

For most of us there is just not enough time in the day. We are often busy from morning till night and still feel like we don’t get enough done. But here is a very odd phenomena, continue reading »

Groundbreaking Minority-friendly Florida College Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Groundbreaking Minority-friendly Florida College Celebrates 50th Anniversary

This week, Miami Dade College is celebrating its 50-year anniversary as not only a institute of higher education, but with the largest student body in the U.S.. MDC has 171.000 students from 182 continue reading »

Three Universities and one College in This Region Receive Grants From the Government of Mexico

Three Universities and one College in This Region Receive Grants From the Government of Mexico

IME Fellowship will benefit low-income students who excel academically. This district had the highest number of approvals. continue reading »

What Motivates You?

What Motivates You?

Sometimes it’s just difficult to keep focused or on task. And sometimes those around us need to be encouraged or pushed a bit to get the job, whatever that may be, done. So how do you motivate yourself or others? continue reading »

In Praise of Followers

In Praise of Followers

I come from a big family. I am the oldest of seven and the first five of us are girls, with just six years separating the oldest from the youngest. In our struggle to define ourselves within and without the f continue reading »

Hispanic College Fund Unveils its New Look

Hispanic College Fund Unveils its New Look

The Hispanic College Fund (HCF) unveiled its new brand identity at its 17th Annual Portraits of Success Awards Gala, this past weekend. The new identity is based on the pursuit of its mission to develop the next generation of Hispanic professionals continue reading »

Net Cétera: Cómo Charlar con Sus Hijos Sobre Su Comportamiento en Línea

Net Cétera: Cómo Charlar con Sus Hijos Sobre Su Comportamiento en Línea

Teléfonos móviles: Socialización y comunicación en movimiento. Enséñeles a sus hijos a tener en cuenta la seguridad cuando usan un teléfono celular. ¿Cuál es la edad apropiada para que un chico tenga un teléfono móvil? continue reading »

The Importance of Failure

The Importance of Failure

Most of us we cringe and try to hide our failures, keeping them to ourselves. We think it is something to be embarrassed about or something to put out of our minds. We want to forget that failing experience continue reading »

Pilsen Education Summit Summary

Pilsen Education Summit Summary

The Pilsen Education Summit is organized by PNCC, in collaboration with members of the Pilsen Education Task Force – of the Pilsen Planning Committee, comprised of schools, community based organizations, colleges & universities, as well as parents. continue reading »

The Importance of Managing Time

The Importance of Managing Time

For most of us there is just not enough time in the day. We are often busy from morning till night and still feel like we don’t get enough done. But here is a very odd phenomena, I have to admit t continue reading »

Hispanic Students Overcoming Barriers

Hispanic Students Overcoming Barriers

When a new student enters Becky Young’s class, she starts as if they were in kindergarten — no matter what their age. “We start with pictures,” the 20-year veteran of Springfield City Schools said Friday. Young is the only English as a Second Language teacher in Springfield City Schools, working with five ESL tutors and 140 students. continue reading »

NCLR to Host First-Ever Latino Focused Workforce Development Conference

NCLR to Host First-Ever Latino Focused Workforce Development Conference

NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, will hold its 2010 Workforce Development Conference—“¡Listo! Preparing Latino Workers for the New Economy” continue reading »

NASA and Univision Collaborate to Engage Hispanic Students

NASA and Univision Collaborate to Engage Hispanic Students

NASA and Univision Communications Inc. are teaming up to launch an on-air and online initiative to help engage Hispanic students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. continue reading »

Challenging Yourself and Setting Personal Goals

Challenging Yourself and Setting Personal Goals

For most of us getting through the day and the week, with all the responsibilities and routine ups and downs, is challenging enough. We get caught up in the activities of daily life and keeping up with the demands of our family and friends. But when we are focused only on the present we miss opportunities to plan for the future, and because of that we will remain in that same present space. continue reading »