Higher Education News and Jobs

Education for a Democracy: Money, Green Card Not Required

by Dr. Gilda L. Ochoa | September 28, 2007
Today, in the midst of increasing political measures to deny basic rights and services to immig [...] Read more

Latina women and higher education – making it happen

by Dina M. Horwedel | September 24, 2007
Four Latinas discuss how they, against the odds, realized their higher education and profession [...] Read more
Tennessee universities take steps to recruit more Hispanics

Tennessee universities take steps to recruit more Hispanics

by Associated Press | September 23, 2007
NASHVILLE Tenn. Universities across Tennessee are taking steps to recruit more Hispanics to di [...] Read more
Founding dean of fledgling El Paso medical school fired

Founding dean of fledgling El Paso medical school fired

by Associated Press | September 20, 2007
EL PASO Texas The founding dean of the fledgling El Paso campus of the Texas Tech University m [...] Read more
Student seeks charter for Hispanic fraternity at Radford

Student seeks charter for Hispanic fraternity at Radford

by Associated Press | September 18, 2007
RADFORD Va. Stung by slurs when he arrived on campus as a freshman, Yanil Escobar is spearhead [...] Read more
Purdue Latinos celebrate Cordova presidency

Purdue Latinos celebrate Cordova presidency

by Associated Press | September 17, 2007
WEST LAFAYETTE Ind. Sophomore Elizabeth Gutierrez sometimes felt out of place at Purdue Univer [...] Read more
Author of state immigration law says it appears to be working

Author of state immigration law says it appears to be working

by Associated Press |
TULSA Okla. Reports that Hispanic children are leaving Tulsa Public Schools indicates that Okl [...] Read more
Cartoon in Connecticut student-run newspaper draws protests from Hispanics and other groups

Cartoon in Connecticut student-run newspaper draws protests from Hispanics and other groups

by Associated Press |
HARTFORD Conn. The student-run newspaper at Central Connecticut State University is under fire [...] Read more
Hispanic Outreach By Non-HSIs Lacking, Study Indicates

Hispanic Outreach By Non-HSIs Lacking, Study Indicates

by David Pluviose | August 16, 2007
Hispanic-serving institutions make up only 6 percent of all colleges, but enroll half of all Hi [...] Read more
Ore. study cites high drug use among Hispanics trying to adapt

Ore. study cites high drug use among Hispanics trying to adapt

by Associated Press | August 13, 2007
PORTLAND Ore. A study led by an Oregon State University sociologist runs counter to some assum [...] Read more

Immigrants use fraction of amount they contribute to Ark. economy

by Associated Press |
LITTLE ROCK A report prepared for legislators says Arkansas pays about $170 million a year to [...] Read more
School to use picture book to lure Hispanic men to college

School to use picture book to lure Hispanic men to college

by Associated Press | August 7, 2007
MERCED Calif. Educators in Merced are using fotonovelas, graphic novels popular in Mexico, to [...] Read more

Immigration protests by seven college students set to end Sunday

by Associated Press |
PHOENIX A hunger strike intended to draw attention to a proposal in Congress to give children [...] Read more
Judge’s ruling against Pennsylvania town’s anti-illegal immigrant law could have broader impact

Judge’s ruling against Pennsylvania town’s anti-illegal immigrant law could have broader impact

by Associated Press | July 28, 2007
HAZLETON Pennsylvania A federal judge's ruling that a Pennsylvania city may not enforce its to [...] Read more
NW Ark. college offers program for Spanish-speaking students

NW Ark. college offers program for Spanish-speaking students

by Associated Press |
BENTONVILLE Ark. Making the jump from high school to college can be difficult enough, let alon [...] Read more