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    Más Latinos en College: President Obama’s new plan for free College offered to Americans & how Latinos benefit

    It seems 2015 will possible be President Barack Obama year if the plans he are proposing are enacted upon. From his executive plans on immigration announced late last year earning him a favorable response among Latinos, the president has made another announcement that will possibly do him some good after earning himself...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Queens College’s New President to Greet Students at Welcome Day 8/27

      New Queens College president Félix V. Matos Rodríguez will join South African dancers and drummers, stilt walkers, and a 150-student drumming flash mob in a procession through the college’s main gate that will welcome 1,800 new students to campus on Wednesday, August 27, at 10 am. A performance by the pop...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Morgan Stanley’s Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program

      Morgan Stanley’s 2014-2015 Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program is currently accepting applications. This program targets Black, Hispanic, and LGBT sophomore and junior students in various business. The application deadlines are as follows: • October 12, 2014 – Sophomores and Juniors interested in Infrastructure Groups and Juniors interested in Institutional Securities •...

  • Entrepreneurship
    College, Everyone Should Have the Opportunity to Attend

    It is unfortunate that with the amount of information available to us, that there is a gap in education and many people cannot get it because of one main factor, money. With the rise of housing cost, inflation on goods and services, there is simply not enough money to go around. But...

  • Entertainment
    Did First Lady Michelle Obama Imply That Latinos Are Underachievers?

    Last week, our First Lady Michelle Obama at the annual convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, in New York City discussing the how far Latinos have come in terms of education and how far they have yet to go. The First Lady pointed out that “when it...

  • Social Issues
    Undocumented Hispanic Youth Face College Roadblock

    With graduation steadily approaching, many students throughout New York State are not only celebrating an end to 12 years or so of educational hard work but are also prepping to embark on a new educational journey as they ready themselves for college. However, there are a selected many who—while they themselves want...

  • News & Politics
    Vaughn College Announces New President

    Dr. Sharon B. DeVivo Unanimously Chosen by Board of Trustees     Dr. Sharon B. DeVivo has...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Spanish Royalty Honors Queens College Student

      Receiving a fellowship to pursue graduate studies is rewarding recognition for any student. Having the chance to receive the award from royalty is an unusual honor; it’s one that Queens College clinical psychology PhD student Clara Vila-Castelar will enjoy this summer when she returns to her native Spain. During a ceremony...

  • Entertainment
    2014 RMHC/HACER Scholarship Deadline Jan. 21

      Important Announcement: Last chance to apply for the Ronald McDonald House Charities® HACER® Scholarship   Are you a high school senior dreaming of attending college? If so, you’ve still have time to apply for the Ronald McDonald House Charities® New York Tri-State Area HACER® Scholarship. The deadline to apply is January...

  • News & Politics
    More Latinos Attending College, according to the U.S. Census Bureau

      Although enrollment into college for the year 2012 was down by half-million students across America, the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that the enrollees of Latino students attending college have increased.   In the study Latinos were not among the trend of declining trend increasing in the population of college students from...

  • Entertainment
    It’s not just baseball @ Yankee Stadium

    HACER gives Latino Students $300,000 Scholarships

  • Entertainment
    Eva Longoria and America Ferrera Graduate College

    Eva Longoria graduated Wednesday with a master’s degree in Chicano studies from Cal State Northridge. The “Desperate Housewives” actress began her studies while on set three years ago. The 38-year-old petite beauty titled her thesis “Success STEMS From Diversity: The Value of Latinas in STEM Careers.” “STEM” is an acronym for science,...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Young Voices: 5 Steps to free money for College

    With college costs skyrocketing and the imminent budget cuts limiting financial aid, college students seeking ways to pay for college may become harder. However, if you’re a potential or current college student you can use one traditional way of cutting costs through scholarships. In a recent study by NerdScholar—a site devoted to...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Young Voices: Financial Aid System road-blocking Latino Students?

    As times get tighter economically-wise the cost for school also becomes harder. Paying for college is a heavy price felt by all, but a recent study revealed Latinos students seem to feel it more. Unable to pay out of pocket, some students rely on various financial aid programs to help cover a...

  • Entrepreneurship
    College Board Introduces New Free Comprehensive College Planning Resources

    BigFuture Site Helps Latino Families Navigate the Daunting College Planning Process More Easily

  • Entrepreneurship
    The College Journey For NYC Latinos: My View

    Check out this great new Young Voices piece!