July 17, 2019 Plaza

A Victory for New Mexico

By Dan Amon

It’s an all-American success story, and the winners are New Mexico, especially its young Latino males, but also the entire country.The main character in this story is Mr. Mucio Yslas, for 33 years state director

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Removing Obstacles to Success

By Sara Martinez Tucker President and CEO of the National Math and Science Initiative

When I was serving as the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s CEO, I was gratified to be able to leverage the business skills I learned in the private sector to create and secure funding for programs

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UT Group supports Latino Journalists

By Jaclyn Guzman Latinometro Intern

When I was applying for college, a high school substitute asked what I wanted to study and when I told her she almost exploded out of sheer frustration

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Sisters of The "Oh So Fly" Xi Chapter

Home is Where the Heart Is

By Claudia Chavarria

“Congratulations, Ms. Chavarria. You have been accepted into The University of Texas at Austin,” my heart leaped for joy as I clenched the acceptance letter with excitement.

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El Paso

Ahora Student Day in El Paso to promote STEM Education

By Evelyn C. Castillo

We are all aware of the challenges facing our young people in today’s rapidly changing global economy. To remain competitive, the U.S. must soon graduate more than 100,000 more engineers per year.

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first generation college student

What Happens When You’re The First To Go To College

By Cindy Casares

I wasn’t the first in my family to go to college, but my parents were. Because of that, I can tell you exactly how much you will change the course of your family’s history if you decide to be the first one in your family to achieve that goal.

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