Press Releases Excelencia in Education announces 2019 Examples of Excelencia finalists and Programs to Watch Washington, D.C. (August 8, 2019) – Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority driving change to accelerate Latino student success in higher education, has named 16 initiatives as 2019 Examples of Excelencia finalists and 20 others as Programs to Watch. Nine Colleges and Universities Earn Prestigious Seal of Excelencia Washington, D.C. (June 20, 2019) – Excelencia in Education today announced that nine institutions of higher education earned the 2019 Seal of Excelencia. The Seal is a comprehensive certification recognizing an institution’s commitment and ability to successfully serve Latino students. This year is the Seal’s inaugural year. Future Seal recipients will be announced on an annual basis. Excelencia to celebrate 15 years of positively impacting Higher Ed for Latinos with a national “Quinceañera” Washington, D.C. (June 3, 2019) – Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority in driving change to accelerate Latino success in higher education, will observe its 15th year of service with a Quinceañera celebration in the nation’s capital on June 20, 2019. Excelencia in Education Announces the 2018 Examples of Excelencia Washington, DC (October 11, 2018) - Excelencia in Education announced today its 2018 Examples of Excelencia, spotlighting four outstanding programs that have shown evidence-based results in improving Latino student success in higher education. Examples of Excelencia is the only national initiative recognizing and celebrating programs at the forefront of advancing educational achievement for Latino students. More Than 60 Higher Education Leaders Endorse Seal of Excelencia Washington, D.C. (October 11, 2018) – More than 60 leaders of higher education and Latino advocacy organizations have endorsed The Seal of Excelencia, a major national initiative announced today by Excelencia in Education aimed at significantly increasing the number of Latino students attaining college degrees by 2030. Survey: Latino Graduates of Hispanic-Serving Institutions with Inclusive Environments and Strong Support Systems and Career Services Have More Successful Careers and Personal Well-Being New York, NY (September 11, 2018) - Survey by Gallup and Excelencia in Education reveals how HSIs and all colleges and universities can accelerate Latino student success by replicating evidence-based programs and strategies. The Council for Adult Experiential Learning Unveils Major Initiative to Support Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Latino Students Chicago, IL (August 28, 2018) - The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), in partnership with Excelencia in Education (Excelencia) announced a new effort to assist Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) as they enhance their support for working, adult Latino students. Adult Learner 360 Academy for HSIs is a three-year project, funded by grants from The Kresge Foundation, Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation and the Greater Texas Foundation, that will reach 15 HSIs to improve higher education outcomes for their rapidly growing populations of Latino students. Excelencia in Education unveils 21 finalists for 2018 Examples of Excelencia Washington, DC (July 31, 2018) - Highlighting innovative approaches ranging from free after-school programming for Latinas in Baltimore City public high schools to a California State University (Northridge) effort providing stipends, mentoring, and faculty advising to Latino college students, Excelencia in Education today unveiled the 21 finalists for 2018 Examples of Excelencia, the only national program recognizing innovative evidence-based practices that accelerate Latino student success in higher education.