Excelencia in Education today announced its 2017 Examples of Excelencia, spotlighting four programs that have shown outstanding, evidence-based results of improving Latino student success in higher education. 

Examples of Excelencia finalists added to America’s largest inventory of practices accelerating degree completion among Latinos  
WASHINGTON— Excelencia in Education (Excelencia) received a $144,145 grant from the ECMC Foundation to examine the role of faculty in the college success of Latino and other students at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).
WASHINGTON— Excelencia in Education (Excelencia) and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) today announced that the 2015-16 academic year saw continued and concentrated growth in the number of Latinos attending college.

On November 14, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) appointed Geisha Williams as the very first female CEO and President of PG&E Corporation effective March 2017. In addition to being the first female head of the utility giant, Williams will also be the first Latina CEO of any Fortune 200 Company.

Excelencia in Education adds 20 new programs to nation’s largest inventory of proven practices for accelerating degree completion among Latinos.

WASHINGTON— Excelencia in Education today announced $1.5 million in grants from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation and Lumina Foundation to expand strategies that accelerate Latino student success in higher education.  

WASHINGTON -A new study from Excelencia in Education finds that Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) have invested federal Title V (Developing HSIs program) funds in capacity building activities linked to student success.

WASHINGTON - While only 12 percent of Latino college students are enrolled at the most selective institutions, their graduations rates at those institutions are significantly higher, a new analysis from Excelencia in Education finds.

WASHINGTON - Excelencia in Education received a grant from Greater Texas Foundation to examine and expand the use of innovative transfer and completion strategies for Texas students. The project, called “Practice to Policy for Latino Student Success in Higher Education: Looking at Transfers,” began February 2016 will last until May...