Call for Nominations Opens Jan 31

Mark your calendars and help us recognize programs accelerating Latino student success in higher education!

Causes Need Champions

For almost 20 years, the cause of increased opportunities in higher education for under-served students has had a champion in Representative Rubén Hinojosa. Learn about his journey to Congress, what led him to focus on education, and how his efforts have served the community and the country.

The High School Graduate Plateau

A decade-long stagnation in the number of U.S. high school graduates is setting in, and the number of students receiving diplomas in 2017 is expected to drop significantly.

Latino Success Stories Can Help All Students

Colleges that are looking for innovative ways to help all their students succeed should take a close look at some of the practices that have helped Latino students in particular.

͞Serving and Supporting Latino Students - at APLU Annual Conference

͞Serving and Supporting Latino Students - at APLU Annual Conference

When
November 14, 2016

Deborah Santiago, Excelencia in Education's COO and Vice President of Policy, will serve as a panelist in the Association of Public Land Grant Universities' annual conference in the sessi

The True State of Latinos/Puerto Ricans in Education

The True State of Latinos/Puerto Ricans in Education

When
October 28, 2016
Deborah Santiago, Excelencia in Education's COO and Vice President of Policy will participate in this discussion as a panelist as part of the Puerto Rican Studies Association 12th Bienn

$5M federal grant to help UIC graduate more Latino scientists, engineers

UIC has received a five-year, $5.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education affirming the designation of the university as a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

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