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National Hispanic Heritage Month: A History of Hispanic and Latinx Milestones...

This article was published in our September 2021 issue.

Celebrating Women for National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place from September 15 through October 15, is a time for celebrating the culture, contributions, and history of...

Joaquin Castro Introduces $150 Million Bill for Hispanic Serving Schools, Colleges

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the United States may soon have access to a $150 million grant program for increasing Hispanic and Latinx degree attainment. The...

Taking Hispanic Heritage Celebrations to a Higher Level

President Lyndon Johnson first established Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 as a time of commemoration. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan expanded it to a 30-day period, from...

Kent State Maintains Broad Network of Support for Students

As a public research university with seven regional campuses in Northeast Ohio and a student enrollment of more than 40,000, Kent State University has...

Hispanic-Centered Healthcare: Creating a Bilingual, Culturally Competent Pharmacy Workforce

According to a 2013 Pew Research Center survey, approximately 48 percent of the 38.7 million Hispanic adults living in the United States have limited...

Majority of Hate Crimes Go Unreported, Target Victims Based on Gender...

Approximately 54 percent of hate crimes that took place in the United States between 2011 and 2015 were not reported to law enforcement, and...

Health Professions Schools Evolve to Educate and Serve Increasingly Diverse Communities

By 2055, the U.S. will not have a single racial or ethnic majority, according to the Pew Research Center. Perhaps nowhere else is this...

How Will Hispanic-Serving Institutions Manage Rising Latino Enrollment?

The number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) — colleges and universities where at least 25 percent of students are Hispanic — is growing rapidly, according...

Clemson Seeks to Increase Awareness, Close Achievement Gaps Via Diversity Summit

On April 27, approximately 2,000 individuals will gather in Greenville, S.C., for Clemson University’s Men of Color National Summit. A first-time event for Clemson,...

Hispanics Make Progress Toward Closing Equity Gap in Graduation Rates

Recently released data show that overall high school graduation rates in the United States reached record highs this year, with Latinos making significant gains...

Google Gives $1M to Increase Silicon Valley Workforce Diversity

Multinational technology company Google announced Friday that its philanthropic arm, Google.org, will award $1 million to two Latino-serving nonprofit organizations in Silicon Valley that...

HACU to Award 10 Honorees for Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success

To celebrate “30 Years of Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success,” the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) will host its annual conference October...

STEM+M Health Professions Pipeline Program Creates Opportunities for Hispanic High School,...

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills are necessary now more than ever to compete in a global economy. Improving access to quality STEM...

INSIGHT Welcomes HACU as New Partner

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is proud to announce its partnership with the nonprofit Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Established in 1986 with 18...

Pipeline Program Sets Students Up for Success Long Before Taking LSAT

Frustrated by the persistent assumption by many in the legal field that it was not possible to diversify the profession in Colorado, Judge Christine...

UWM Reaches Out to Prospective Latino, Hispanic Students by Speaking Spanish

As the Hispanic and Latino population continues to increase, colleges and universities are doing more to market to and recruit these students by speaking...