Trends in International Education: Latin American Students in the United States

Despite challenges, international students not only enrich campus diversity but also help the U.S. growth with economic, social, and cultural contributions. The following lines discuss the growth and recovery, major contributing countries, and potential shifts in Latin American student demographics, academic preferences, and economic impact.

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Hispanic Community September 2023 Premium

Embracing Cultural Pride: Empowering Hispanic Futures in Higher Education

Dr. Godinez explores the intertwining of Hispanic heritage and the Back-to-School experience, highlighting cultural pride, educational challenges, and empowering futures. It emphasizes how cultural pride shapes identity, addresses educational obstacles, and empowers Hispanic students to advocate for their community and future generations through higher education



Administration February 2024 Premium

Rising Number of International Students: A Boon for US Colleges

US colleges have seen an increase in international student enrollment after a decrease during the pandemic. Due to the global recognition of the US as an education destination, many choose it to pursue their higher education studies. These individuals, who face additional challenges such as financial concerns and limited work opportunities, bring diverse perspectives that benefit their institutions as well as the American students they study with.   

Hispanic Community February 2024 Premium

The Forum on Education Abroad: Bringing Meaningful Education Abroad Opportunities to All Students

Guided by the Standards of Good Practice, The Forum on Education Abroad focuses on equity, diversity, and inclusion by promoting the development of culturally relevant study abroad programming through publications, courses, and events involving the expertise and perspectives of international educators across the sector. The Forum also encourages partnerships with in-country colleagues, aiming for mutually beneficial and culturally respectful education abroad experiences.  

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Administration January 2024

Top 50 Graduate Schools For Hispanics/Latinos

Each year, a growing number of Hispanic/Latino students enroll in graduate programs across the country, completing Master’s and PhD degrees in order to gain access to higher-paying jobs and be eligible for leadership positions.

Administration January 2024

The Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities: A Collaborative Vision

The Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU) aims to address the underrepresentation of Latino doctoral graduates by doubling their enrollment at R1 universities and increasing the Hispanic professoriate by 20% by 2030. The alliance focuses on collaboration, networking, and creating opportunities to enhance Hispanic student success in research and academia. The initiative involves partnerships with government agencies, foundations, and private sector grants to develop new models and projects. The HSRU also promotes best practices among its member institutions to share knowledge and open doors to opportunities for talented students from diverse backgrounds.

Arts and Media January 2024

Creating a Teacher Pipeline at San Diego Mesa College

The Tutor-to-Teacher Pipeline program at San Diego Mesa College is successfully inspiring diverse students to pursue careers in education. Aiming to address the nationwide teacher shortage by creating a pathway from tutoring to teaching, Dr. Mark Manasse, the catalyst behind the initiative, emphasizes the importance of early exposure to the teaching profession and envisions the program as a model for California.

Administration January 2024

30 Years of The Leadership Alliance Succeeding Beyond Boundaries

The Leadership Alliance (TLA) was established to support underrepresented students, particularly Hispanic/Latinx, in pursuing graduate degrees. Through programs like the Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP), TLA has significantly increased the number of Hispanic/Latinx students earning doctoral degrees, far surpassing the national average.

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