Hispanic Initiatives – Press Room - ϲʹֱ


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Category: Hispanic Initiatives

Iliana Woodhull

Triumph over Trauma to Achieve the American Dream

Graduate Spotlight: Iliana Woodhull’s heart-rending journey to graduation is a multi-generational celebration


ϲʹֱ Once Again Named Fulbright HSI Leader

ϲ is one of only 46 institutions in the country to earn Department of State designation

Students carry flags from Latin American countries.

University Celebrates Hispanic/Latinx Heritage with a Month of Events

This year’s theme is ‘Latinxs: Driving Prosperity, Power and Progress in America’

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What it Means to be a Hispanic-Serving Institution

ϲʹֱ explores its transformation in serving Latinx students, kicks off HSI Week and Hispanic Heritage Month

President Koppell on stage speaking

President Koppell Joins Excelencia in Education’s Presidents for Latino Student Success Network

Institutions in the network account for one in three of all Latino graduates

A circle of nine students celebrate, touching ϲ T-shirts together in the center.

HSCI Introduces Students to College Life

Workshops introduce participants to potential majors, careers, admissions and financial aid

Seven students smile and gesture at the camera.

American Heart Association HSI Scholars Share Research Findings

Six ϲ students participating in the national AHA program honored at HSI research symposium

Valeria Aloe in a red blazer, speaking to a seated audience.

Breaking Culturally Limiting Mindsets

Author Valeria Aloe challenges ϲ students and staff during Women’s History Month event

A young man at the center of a row of students and adults smiles at the camera.

Leading With Their Hearts

ϲ’s 2022 American Heart Association’s HSI Scholars honored with pinning ceremony

Three students in front of School of Nursing arches

Diversifying Health Care

Six ϲ students named 2022 American Heart Association’s Hispanic Serving Institutions Scholars Program

the Cali School’s Afro-Caribbean Ensemble on campus with microphone and drum

A Fun Fiesta

Month-long celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage ends with a block party featuring music, dancing and more

ϲ State Fulbright HSI Leader

University Again Named Fulbright HSI Leader

ϲ is one of only 43 institutions in the country to earn Department of State designation