First-Generation College Students Form '1vyG'' To Support, Connect

Many first-generation students also feel "a great deal of conflict internally" knowing that by the time they graduate college, they'll be more educated than their parents, explained Elliott.

Cultivating student success through community engagement and leadership

Cultivating student success through community engagement and leadership

Community involvement plays a vital role to increasing Latino student success

National Science Foundation (NSF) - Stimulating Research on Effective Strategies in Undergraduate STEM Education at Two-Year - Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)

National Science Foundation (NSF) - Stimulating Research on Effective Strategies in Undergraduate STEM Education at Two-Year - Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15078/nsf15078.jsp

NSF invites proposals that address effective approaches in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for students at two-year Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL), which encourages research on the science of broadening participation and related STEM education areas, is one of two DCLs highlighting funding opportunities focused on students at HSIs in STEM in Fiscal Year 2015.

Teagle Foundation

Teagle Foundation

www.teaglefoundation.org

The Teagle Foundation’s mission is to advance the liberal arts and enhance teaching and learning in the arts and sciences. They are interested in partnering with more Hispanic-serving institutions through grant initiatives aimed at deepening student learning and engagement.

United States Department of Education - Office of Postsecondary Education - Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP)

United States Department of Education - Office of Postsecondary Education - Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP)

http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iduesmsi/index.html

The Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program grant supports: 1) effecting long-range improvement in science and engineering education at predominantly minority institutions and 2) increasing the flow of underrepresented ethnic minorities, particularly minority women, into scientific and technological careers.

TRIO Highlighted as “Critical” in the Translation of Consumer Information in College Choice

On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, the Senate HELP Committee held a hearing entitled, “Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act — The Role of Consumer Information in College Choice”.

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