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ExCitings

Published by Inside Higher Ed
Published on Saturday, November 4, 2017

While for-profits get the relief they’ve long clamored for, the GOP’s proposed overhaul of the Higher Education Act would add performance-funding standards for most colleges.

Published by ACT Center for Equity in Learning
Published on Friday, August 25, 2017

Recently, our partners at Excelencia in Education announced their 2017 national finalists for Examples of Excelencia, an initiative honoring programs at the forefront of advancing educational achievement for Latino students in higher education.

Published by University of Central Florida
Published on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The UCF McNair Scholars Program, part of the university’s Division of Teaching & Learning, has been recognized by Excelencia in Education as one of the most effective initiatives in the United States for increasing Latino student success in college.

Published by Campus Technology
Published on Thursday, May 11, 2017

Valencia College has just won another award.

Published by Inside Higher Ed
Published on Thursday, May 11, 2017

The American public has mixed feelings about how well colleges serve the needs of students, according to the results of a poll released on Thursday by New America, a nonpartisan think tank.

Published by Inside Higher Ed
Published on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

As the number of Latinos who attend college grows, growing as well is the number of colleges that meet the federal definition of being Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), which is generally 25 percent or more Latino enrollment.

Published by Arizona State University
Published on Monday, April 10, 2017

Today, Arizona State University and McGraw-Hill Education announced the winners of the 2017 Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize in Education, one of the most prestigious awards in the field.

Published by Campus Technology
Published on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

A new podcast from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will highlight the changing profile of today's college student and the ways higher education must evolve to support student success.

Published by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Published on Monday, April 3, 2017

To A Degree, the Postsecondary Success team’s higher education podcast, highlights the people, institutions, and organizations that are working to provide all students with a high-quality and affordable postsecondary experience, especially those at the greatest risk of being left out.

Published by NBC Latino
Published on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A national effort is seeking to help high achieving, lower-income students enroll and succeed at selective colleges. Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the American Talent Initiative is a coalition of 30 Ivy League, state flagship, private universities, and liberal arts colleges.

Press Releases

Excelencia in Education today announced its 2017 Examples of Excelencia, spotlighting four programs that have shown outstanding, evidence-based results of improving Latino student success in higher education. 

Examples of Excelencia finalists added to America’s largest inventory of practices accelerating degree completion among Latinos  
WASHINGTON— Excelencia in Education (Excelencia) received a $144,145 grant from the ECMC Foundation to examine the role of faculty in the college success of Latino and other students at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).