Experts Say Latino Student Enrollment Outpacing Faculty Growth

As more Latinos enroll in college, the number of Latinos going into the professoriate is not keeping pace, according to a recent Excelencia in Education analysis of federal data.

Student Voices - Bachelor of Social Work, St. Augustine College

Student Voices - Bachelor of Social Work, St. Augustine College

The BSW program started in response to a need for bilingual social workers in local agencies, and a more empowered Latino community. It is the only BSW program of its kind in a Midwest college with a bilingual curriculum.

Student Voices - Pathway to the Baccalaureate, Northern Virginia Community College

Student Voices - Pathway to the Baccalaureate, Northern Virginia Community College

Pathway to the Baccalaureate was launched to support the growing population of traditional-aged students in Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) who demonstrate substantial barriers to college access and completion.

Student Voices - EPOCHS: Enhancing Postbaccalaureate Opportunities at California State University Fullerton for Hispanic Students

Student Voices - EPOCHS: Enhancing Postbaccalaureate Opportunities at California State University Fullerton for Hispanic Students

The EPOCHS program provides services to Latino/a graduate students and activities to improve campus climate and improve retention and graduation rates.

Student Voices - College Success Program, Barrio Logan College Institute

Student Voices - College Success Program, Barrio Logan College Institute

Barrio Logan College Institute (BLCI) creates a college-going culture for Latino families in an area with a history of low educational attainment.

2016 What Works for Latino Students in Higher Education

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September 21, 2016
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The 2016 Examples of Excelencia recognizes selected programs in higher education at the Associate, Baccalaureate, Graduate levels as well as at Community-Based Organizations (CBOs). The compendium contains one-page program summary of the 4 Examples of Excelencia and the 16 finalist programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education.

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Announcing the 2016 Examples of Excelencia

Learn more about the programs selected this year in colleges, universities and community based organizations that increase academic achievement for Latino students at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels.

Excelencia in Education receives $1.5 million to promote Latino student achievement in higher education

Excelencia in Education today announced $1.5 million in grants from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation and Lumina Foundation to expa

Much More Than Money

There is a common expression -- “just throw money at the problem” and it will be fixed.

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