The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce will award more than $89,000 in scholarships to about 80 students at tonight's Education Excellence Banquet, with a keynote address by famed athlete, author and motivational speaker Kyle Maynard.
New Mexico State University presidential candidate Elsa
Murano doesn't need to study the issues students face at the school; as a
first-generation college student and Cuban immigrant, she lived them, she said.
Legislators in Florida have approved a plan to raise tuition for public colleges and universities by 3 percent next year. The governor would still need to sign the bill.
The Obama administration has found itself at odds with college students and their advocates -- a key voting bloc -- as well as many of its Democratic
allies in Congress over a budget proposal that
could have significant implications for college access.
A Colorado high school math teacher takes a soft approach to working with his toughest students. He will be honored by the Latino Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.
Angela Bagby's students in the autism classroom at Marshall Elementary
School can't verbalize the answers to a spelling test or hold a pencil for more
than a few minutes at a time because of sensory issues.
The freshman class at the University of California, Davis will include fewer California
students than last year and more students from other states and countries.
Western Refining of El Paso has donated $50,000 to the New Mexico
State University College of Engineering, the Las Cruces school reported.
University of Houston Hispanic Studies department chair Ana Bencomo was awarded a Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant.
The Texas A&M council for student engineers has pledged $1 million toward a new undergrad complex in what could be one of the largest such donations in the country.
The University of California, Berkeley opened
the doors to an electronics teaching lab funded in large part by a $2.2 million gift from Texas Instruments.
Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to increase access for community college students hit a road block last week as
lawmakers rejected his proposal to set a lifetime limit on the number of units
students can take at reduced in-state rates.
New technology initiatives at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
will keep students connected to campus, whether in class, the dorm or a coffee
Texas medical schools are expanding to meet the growing need for doctors, but the Legislature last session slashed $25 million from money budgeted to help pay for residencies at Texas hospitals.
The rate of California community college students
of transferring or earning an associate degree within six years has dipped below half for the latest group tracked by the college