January 17, 2021 Plaza

Hispanic College Enrollment Continues to Rise

By Irene Florez

As Latino students make up larger and larger percentages of high school student populations, it’s good to know that more and more of these students are continuing on to college.
According to a recent study, Latinos continue to gain more degrees year after year.

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Possibilities for the Future

By Elia Quintana Director of Corporate Relations, LULAC National Educational Service Centers

What does Latino academic achievement look like? Unfortunately, that picture has historically been a bleak one, when our students are compared with other ethnicities.

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Latinos Critical to Improving U.S. Economic and Educational Competitiveness

By Luis Tavel

Many would argue that higher education is the economic issue of our time. Unemployment rates of those who have not earned a college degree

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Getting the Papers

By Alejandra Campoverdi

There’s much discussion about the lack of “papers” that threaten the livelihood and access to opportunity for many in our community.

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Fighting on the Front Lines

By Evelyn C. Castillo

A decade ago hardly anyone knew what a “Dreamer” was. Fast-forward to the present and this group of youthful, undocumented activists is everywhere—making headlines in the New York Times

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National Hispanic University to close Next Year

By College for Latinos

The first and only four-year college Latino higher education institution in the nation, the National Hispanic University, will shut down next year.

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