Latino Issues - Higher Education

Keeping the DREAM Alive

by Dina M. Horwedel | October 1, 2007
A state reciprocity agreement facilitates in-state tuition for undocumented students in New Mex [...] Read more
Contractor Sued Over Alleged Harassment of Hispanic Workers

Contractor Sued Over Alleged Harassment of Hispanic Workers

by Associated Press | September 30, 2007
PETALUMA, Calif. A construction contractor was sued based on allegations that a supervisor ref [...] Read more
House Votes to Expand Health Insurance for Children Despite Bush Veto Threat

House Votes to Expand Health Insurance for Children Despite Bush Veto Threat

by Associated Press |
WASHINGTON The House voted Tuesday to expand health insurance for children, but the Democrati [...] Read more
The Top Hispanic-serving Degree Producers

The Top Hispanic-serving Degree Producers

by Olivia Majesky-Pullmann |
Each year, when we publish our list of Top 100 undergraduate degree producers, we get calls fro [...] Read more

Question Regarding Student Drug Use Returns in FAFSA Debate

by Charles Dervarics |
Opponents say the provision disproportionately affects low-income, minority students. [...] Read more

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

Getting to Know Melody Rodriguez

by Melinda Copp |
When Melody Rodriguez came to the United States from Merida, Venezuela, at the age of 17, she d [...] 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