Education

Goya, HSF Announces Culinary Scholarship Deadline

Goya Foods, one of America's largest Hispanic food company, announces Feb. 15 deadline for its Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship Program.


Speaking English Boosts Young Hispanics' Self-esteem: Study

Young Hispanics who converse easily with non-Latinos improve their academic performance and their economic and social mobility, according to a recent study.


Graduation Cap Ad Space for Sale

A business major at the University of Michigan-Flint is selling ad space on his graduation cap to help pay off his student loans.


Obama Announces Initiative to Expand College Access

President Obama announced new measures with colleges across the country to expand access for low-income students, touting the effort as a successful initiative that didn't rely on congressional action.


Universities Offer Training, Degrees in Piloting Drones

Companies need professionals to operate drones, and now several U.S. universities offer courses, degrees and even doctorates to prepare students for the emerging sector of unmanned aircraft.


Florida A&M Picks First Female President

Florida A&M University's board of trustees approved Elmira Mangum as the school's first woman president, the school announced.


U.S. Moves to Stop School Discipline Discrimination

More than half of students in school-related arrests or referred to law enforcement were Hispanic or black, data show.


U.S. Colleges Could Share Risk on Student Loans

With college tuition climbing hand in hand with student loan defaults, Sens. Richard Durbin, Jack Reed and Elizabeth Warren are proposing a package of reforms with a plank that some conservatives have already embraced.


TFA Recruiting DACA Recipients

If you have your Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status in order, Teach For America wants to put you at the head of the class.


PhD Project Grooms Business Profs

The PhD Project drew hundreds of minority participants to a three-day annual conference designed to bolster diversity leadership in business schools.


Student Loan Servicers Scrutinized by CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in a rule issued Tuesday, is expanding its oversight to Sallie Mae and other nonbank companies that collect student loan payments.


College Application Process Can Be Intimidating

President Barack Obama's goal is that by 2020, America will again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. To reach it, more low-income and first-generation students must earn a degree. The first hurdle is getting these students to apply.


HACU, SHPE Among GM's Grant Recipients

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities are among the recipients of the GM Foundation Grants for higher education.


Scholarships Help Hispanic Kids

Eliette Matos is tailor-made for her next challenge: chair of the Latino Scholarship Fund, which was founded to help Hispanic high school grads pursue higher education.


Napolitano Says She'll Enroll More Minorities

Janet Napolitano, the new president of the University of California, says she will do more to enroll minority students and advertise the public university's free ride for families making less than $80,000 a year.


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