Tag: HSI

Latino Enrollment at Hispanic-Serving Institutions Exceeds 1 Million

Feb. 13, 2015 By Sheryl Estrada On Wednesday, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Excelencia in Education released an analysis of the progress of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). The data offer that in 2013, 409 institutions met the federal enrollment criterion to be classified as an HSI, enrolling…

Sam's Club Gives Latino Students $100,000 in Scholarships

In partnership with DiversityInc, Sam’s Club (owned by Walmart) gave scholarships to full-time sophomores and juniors enrolled at Hispanic-serving institutions to help pay for their education. Thirteen students on five teams and their schools split a $100,000 prize$15,000 for the students and $5,000 for the schools. The student teams were…