Month: July 2015

At White House Summit, Advice For 1st-Gen Latino College Students

At White House Summit, Advice For 1st-Gen Latino College Students From NBC News – by JESSICA MONTOYA COGGINS WASHINGTON, DC — It was a memorable day for students as they entered the storied doors of the nation’s most famous residence on Thursday, June 23rd. First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed this group of over 130 college-bound students...

More Latinos With STEM Degrees Needed, Here Are Top Schools Doing It

From NBC News – More Latinos are now graduating with postsecondary degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), but they continue to be significantly underrepresented in the total number of STEM credentials earned. A new report released Wednesday by Excelencia in Education found that Latinos earned more STEM credentials across all...