“The CasaCuba initiative formalizes what has been true for many years: Cuba is in FIU’s DNA,” said FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg. “Almost one million Cubans call Miami home with Cuban immigrants making up one-third of Miami-Dade County’s population. There is no location outside of Cuba with a greater connection to Cuban and Cuban-American people than Miami, and no university with greater expertise in the study of the island nation than FIU. This new center will be accessible to our students, the larger South Florida community, and visitors from around the world.”
(AP)(THE CONVERSATION) If you’re entering college as a student with a disability, the first thing you should know is that you’re not alone. In a study of approximately 11,000 young adults with disabilities, nearly 20 percent were found to have attended a four-year college or university at some point after high school.
GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — When Marlette Gomez graduated from Goshen College in 2013 with a degree in social work, she knew she wanted to focus her career on giving back to the immigrant or Latino communities.
This past March, I had the distinct opportunity to meet new colleagues from across the country as a graduate fellow at the 2017 American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education’s (AAHHE) annual conference in Irvine, California. As a doctoral candidate in the department of education policy, organization and leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, I was encouraged to apply by past fellows Eduardo Coronel, Moises Orozco, Joanna Perez and Victor Perez.