California’s growing Latino college population brings attention and extra funds

California’s growing Latino college population brings attention and extra funds When Roxana Arguelles transferred last year from a local community college to Cal State Northridge, she did not know that she was benefiting from that university’s…

As more Latinos go to college, schools vie to become Hispanic-Serving Institutions

As more Latinos go to college, schools vie to become Hispanic-Serving Institutions The University of Central Florida opened during the civil rights movement, and from the beginning school leaders made racial diversity a priority. In 1969,…

Group Recognizes Hispanic-Serving Colleges

Group Recognizes Hispanic-Serving Colleges Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit group focused on Latino student success, on Thursday announced that nine colleges have earned its first annual Seal of Excelencia. Excelencia said the seal…

Faculty from Across Nation Attend Regional NSF Grant Writing Workshop at BMCC

Faculty from Across Nation Attend Regional NSF Grant Writing Workshop at BMCC More than 40 faculty and staff from Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) from across the country attended a two-day National Science Foundation (NSF) grant-writing…

ACU statement in support of the Hispanic Educational Resources and Empowerment (HERE) Act of 2019

HACU statement in support of the Hispanic Educational Resources and Empowerment (HERE) Act of 2019 The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has issued the following statement in support of the Hispanic Educational Resources and…

Mary Salcedo found a web of support while getting her Ph.D. in insect physiology

Mary Salcedo found a web of support while getting her Ph.D. in insect physiology Mary Salcedo is a grad student in the Mahadevan Lab studying the biomechanics of insects and bees, with an emphasis on grasshoppers. She spearheaded a diverse…

Applications for New Awards; Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program

The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications (NIA) for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (DHSI) Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)…

Intersectionality and Higher Education

Diversity and inclusion are topics of conversation at most American colleges and universities. So are reports of frustrations of many students, faculty members and others who feel colleges are still designed for people of privilege -- generally…

Latinxs in Higher Education: Compilation of Fast Facts

EdExcelencia released a compilation that includes fact sheets covering Excelencia's four policy priorities: affordability, institutional capacity, retention and transfer, and workforce preparation. In addition, the compilation covers the…

Queens College President Félix Matos Rodríguez appointed CUNY Chancellor

The president of Queens College, Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, will become the eighth chancellor of the City University of New York, the 275,000-student system announced Wednesday.