By 2050, the United States is projected to surpass Mexico as the country with the largest number of Spanish speakers in the world. Already, the US has more Spanish speakers than Spain. Given the increasing importance of Spanish in the US, the University of Houston is establishing a Spanish-language creative writing PhD program. UH Professor Cristina Rivera Garza says the program is “not just natural, but urgent,” according to Houstonia. Continue reading This University Is Offering the First Spanish-Language Creative Writing PhD in the Country
About a year ago, Andrea Herrera, 18, knew she had an interest in technology and wanted to apply it however she could. Continue reading Latina Girls Code empowers students to teach
— LEAP Global Partners Launches Its First Early Stage Fund, LEAP Partners I
— Invests in disruptive Latino-led companies: Listo and PayStand Continue reading Nation’s First Cross-Border Latino VC Firm Announces Its First Investments
It’s important to help light that fire in students, but that can be challenging, industry leaders say. Continue reading How to Spark Interest in STEM
Springfield, Mass. June 7th, 2017— Latino parents are opposed to their children obtaining student loans, listing nine other methods to help pay for college ahead of loans, according to new research from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual).
Hispanic cultures have always had a major influence on the shaping of the United States, especially with increased immigration from Latin America in recent decades. The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that by the year 2100, ethnic minority groups in the United States will make up 60 percent of our country’s population, with the vast majority being Latino.
Continue reading 10 Reasons for Hispanic-American Students to Study Abroad
When California State University, Los Angeles’s Class of 2017 graduated, 70-year-old Berenice Onofre Vásquez was one of its most accomplished members. The Peruvian woman – who arrived in the United States at 21 – received her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership last week, according to NBC News. Though she had already earned a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, a Master of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Public Administration from Cal State LA, Berenice wanted to continue pursuing higher education so that she could become a professor. “If I have a doctorate, my words would have more weight,” she told NBC News. “I would have more respect and I can do more.” Continue reading This 70-Year-Old Peruvian PhD Grad Proved It’s Never Too Late to Make Your Dreams Come True
Design Influence – Pottery of the Hopi Tribe of the American Southwest Continue reading PENDLETON® introduces the 2017 American Indian College Fund Blanket in partnership with creative agency Wieden+Kennedy
An EMBA is often mistaken for being a superior version of its better known counterpart—the MBA. In fact, the two are very similar in terms of content, prestige, and value to employers.
Continue reading EMBA vs MBA: What’s the difference?
When next fall rolls around, José Alberto Aceves Salvador will begin his undergraduate career. But whether that’s as a student at Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Yale, MIT, UC Berkeley, UCLA, or any of the other 11 schools that accepted him remains unknown. José – the son of two Mexican immigrants – will graduate as the valedictorian of his class at New Open World Academy in Los Angeles. He also has a pretty impressive résumé. Even then, he felt surprised that so many schools accepted him. “When I applied to all these universities, I felt overwhelmed,” he told La Opinión. “I thought I didn’t stand a chance, and that they wouldn’t accept me.” Continue reading This 17-Year-Old Mexican-American Student Was Accepted to 18 Prestigious Universities