The vision of the Bronx Institute is to foster and promote equity and excellence in K-16, by involving administrators, teachers, parents and the students themselves in a high quality program that supports and enhances the educational opportunities of the students. The Bronx Institute Latino Collegiate Society serves as a catalyst for bridging the gap between Latino students' reality and their dreams and aspirations.
The primary vehicle by which University of Texas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (UT-LSAMP) has maintained its success is the Summer Research Academy (SRA). SRA is a residential program in which undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors spend a summer working full-time on stipend-supported, ongoing research projects under the direction of tenured faculty mentors. Approximately 50 students
Armstrong’s success in advancing Latino education in Georgia goes back to 2003, when the university established the HOLA (Hispanic Outreach and Leadership at Armstrong) program to provide a comprehensive Latino outreach, recruitment, progression and graduation initiative on campus. In the ten years since, the Latino enrollment on campus has increased 200 percent to the current 7.3% percent of total enrollment.
In 2002, the Department of Education awarded New Mexico State University a College Assistance Migrant Program (NMSU-CAMP) grant to serve the educational needs of migrant and seasonal farm workers. Currently in its sixth year, the program serves 134 Latino students. CAMP is a residential program based in a centralized dormitory to facilitate access to university resources and to CAMP offices, study halls and computer labs.
Undergraduate students are trained to conduct research in environmental and molecular biology issues related to animal food production. Faculty from five different academic departments serve as mentors for the students. Students are expected to write a research report and to present their results at local or international meetings.
The Ortiz Programs were named in honor of Martin Ortiz ‘48, one of the first Latinos to graduate from Whittier College and founding director of the former Center of Mexican American Affairs. These programs date back to 1968, when Dr.
Created in fall 2005, the University of North Texas (UNT) Student Money Management Center (the Center) addresses financial barriers to college entrance, persistence, and retention, in addition to cultural issues relating to debt and credit, to educate students regarding student loans and other personal debt.
In 2006, the University was granted $50,000 annually for a three-year period by the Guadalupe and Lilia Martinez Foundation, for the sole purpose of providing study abroad scholarships to students from the region. This generous contribution has had a big impact on the increase of study abroad numbers, and has resulted in TAMIU having one of the higher study abroad ratios for Hispanic students in the state of Texas.
The Latino Center for Medical Education and Research (LaCMER), located in Fresno, California, was established in 1996 by the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine to address acute professional healthcare provider shortages in central California, and the lack of access to healthcare among medically underserved Central San Joaquin Valley residents. Our program is defined as an educational pipeline employing an active partn