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January 2024 marks 20 years of service and founding of Excelencia in Education in Washington D.C. as a national nonprofit organization with the mission of accelerating Latino student success in higher education. Below you will see information on what is to come in celebration of our anniversary. 

*Information is updated every month

 

 

APRIL

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Apr. 9 | RESEARCH RELEASE: Latinos in Higher Education: 2024 Compilation of Fast Facts

Our latest compilation of fact sheets on Latinos in higher education provides a wide array of information on Latino students and the institutions they choose to attend to inform policy and mobilize change. Excelencia brings this analysis to the public with the support of 24 trailblazing, Seal of Excelencia-certified institutions that lead our national network.

 

 

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Apr. 24 | RESEARCH RELEASE: Advancing What Works to Intentionally Serve Latino Students: Opportunities for Action - 2024

Excelencia will release “Advancing What Works to Intentionally Serve Latino Students: Opportunities for Action – 2024,” a special compendium of evidence-based programs, during the College Board’s Prepárate™ Conference later this month. Highlighted programs address five critical areas: student and family engagement, first year experiences, bilingualism enhancing academic and career connections, building career pathways, and gender-based learning communities to support success.

 

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TBD | RELEASE: 2024 Policy Agenda

Through research and analysis, and by listening to leaders and practitioners working every day to intentionally serve students, we keep our finger on the pulse and set the agenda for Latino student success in higher education. Having met with institutional leaders across the country to understand their perspectives, Excelencia will soon release an updated policy agenda to progress current efforts to improve outcomes for Latino students.

 

 

PAST EVENTS

JANUARY

Latino Student Success at Hispanic Serving Institutions Re-release
Jan. 23 | RESEARCH RE-RELEASE: Latino Student Success at HSIs Brief

Excelencia in Education marks 20 years of service with the re-release of our first publication, "Latino Student Success at HSIs: Findings from a Demonstration Project." With this seminal brief, we started shaping the national agenda for accelerating Latino student success in higher education by collaborating with HSIs leaders. 
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FEBRUARY

 

2024 Finding Your Workforce Release
Feb. 28 | RESEARCH RELEASE: Finding Your Workforce: Latino Talent for a Global Economy

This brief initiates a series that represents the latest extension of Excelencia’s hallmark work of bringing national attention to higher education institutions and practices advancing Latino talent, strengthening our economy, and ensuring America’s future. The brief provides a roadmap for employers to meet U.S. workforce needs by partnering with universities to increase the number of Latino college graduates.
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MARCH

2024 Finding Your Workforce Release: STEM
Mar. 5 | RESEARCH RELEASE: Finding Your Workforce: Latino Talent in STEM

This brief identifies the top colleges and universities graduating and preparing Latinos in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), and highlights select evidence-based practices to increase Latino student success in these disciplines. It also calls on employers to establish common cause with institutions by providing strategies for institutions and employers to link Latino graduates to the workforce.
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2024 Finding Your Workforce Release: Latino Talent in Health
Mar. 5 | RESEARCH RELEASE: Finding Your Workforce: Latino Talent in Health

This brief identifies the top colleges and universities graduating and preparing Latinos in health, and highlights select evidence-based practices to increase Latino student success in these disciplines. It also calls on employers to establish common cause with institutions by providing strategies for institutions and employers to link Latino graduates to the workforce.
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2024 Finding Your Workforce Release: Latino Talent in Education
Mar. 5 | RESEARCH RELEASE: Finding Your Workforce: Latino Talent in Education

This brief identifies the top colleges and universities graduating and preparing Latinos in education, and highlights select evidence-based practices to increase Latino student success in these disciplines. It also calls on employers to establish common cause with institutions by providing strategies for institutions and employers to link Latino graduates to the workforce.
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Finding Your Workforce: Latino Talent for a Global Economy Webinar
Mar. 6 | WEBINAR: Finding Your Work force: Latino Talent for a Global Economy

Ensuring America’s future to meet our nation’s economic and civic engagement requires both institutions and employers have a tactical plan to link Latino, and all, college graduates to the workforce. Leaders from institutions, employers, and philanthropy shared their perspectives and efforts for educating, preparing, and connecting Latinos to the workforce.
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Mar. 20 | RESEARCH RELEASE: 2022-23 HSI Analysis

For 20 years, Excelencia’s annual release of lists of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), Emerging HSIs (eHSIs), and HSIs with graduate programs (gHSIs), has provided a shared understanding of this vital set of institutions enrolling and graduating Latino students. Our analysis also includes a comprehensive factbook on HSIs and prompts national conversations on deconstructing the “S” in HSIs to ensure colleges are intentionally serving students.
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