ALASS (Accelerating Latino Student Success) Institute

Accelerating Latino Student Success (ALASS) Institutes


Number of professionals that have attended ALASS Institutes

The Meeting Place for Latino Student Success in Higher Education

2020 ALASS Institute

October 2, 2020 • online

The Accelerating Latino Student Success (ALASS) Institute is the virtual meeting place for professionals leading effective strategies for Latino student success in higher education. Participants learn about and share evidence-based practices, strategies and resources that increase Latino degree completion at the community, associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels.


  2018 ALASS Institute Leadership Luncheon Highlights

Thomas Saenz, President & General Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) and Enrique Aleman, Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio discussed the historic role Latinos have played to improve education and equity in the U.S.




2017 ALASS Institute Leadership Luncheon Highlights 

Philanthropists Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros discussed their commitment to supporting greater Latino student success in higher education. Sharing their story about winning the California Mega Millions Lottery, Gilbert described his decision to run for congress. Many congratulations to incoming Congressman Gilbert Cisneros.