The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education is an Hispanic higher education magazine. Published bi-weekly, The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education covers news, events, and trends of prime importance to academic institutions and professionals, with feature articles on issues affecting Hispanics in higher education

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 8, January 21

12 Tips That Help College Students Become Bank Smart
When it comes to financial issues, most undcrgraduates concentrate on paying for college via student aid, scholarships, grants and loans. Studying which banks to open an account in, analyzing checking fees and comparing prices arc too lime-cons inning...
ACT Says More Intervention Needed to Improve College Readiness
Atleast 60 percent of 2012 U.S. college-bound high school graduates are at risk when il comes to success in college This is the finding f"»lof ACT's annual report, The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2012. The report is based on scores earned...
A Fond Farewell
All good things must come to an end, and so it goes with Adalyn Hixson's departure as editor of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine. As she heeds the call of a beckoning and well-deserved retirement, Adalyn will finally have the time to...
Esquina Editorial
There's a reason that Jan. 1 brings about talk of resolutions. The new year ushers in a clean slate and fresh beginnings. It also means a reaffirmation of what doesn't need to be changed. Such is the case in Washington. D.C., and within The Hispanic...
HACU and UT-San Antonio Host Top Scholars in Latino Research
More than 50 top scholars gathered in San Antonio. Texas, for three days in early June for an unprecedented meeting of minds. Scholars focused on furthering the success of Latinos in higher éducation came from distinct parts of the country to develop...
HISPANlCS ON THE MOVE
Flores New Palo Alto College PresidentDr. R. Michael Flores, a veteran of 19 years in higher education, recently became Palo Alto College's sixth president, replacing Dr. Ana M. "Cha" Guzman, who became president of Santa Fe Community College in New...
Interesting Reads
Creating Ourselves: African Americans and Hispanic Americans on Popular Culture and Religious ExpressionEdited by Anthony B. Pinn and Benjamin ValentinCreating Ourselves is an effort to lay the cultural and theological groundwork for cross-cultural collaboration...
"Know before You Go" College Bill Pushed by Sens. Rubio, Wyden and Feisty Panelists
Exactly how much will every college student have to pay lo complete a degree at a specific college? How many students actually graduate from that college and from that degree program? How long did it take them to graduate on average? How many graduates...
Net Price Calculators Offer Transparency in College Costs
When Eva Maria Garza-Nyer, a college counselor at Austin High School in Texas, works with students who are applying to college, the first tiling they want to talk about is cost."It is the driving force, especially for firstgeneration, low-income students,"...
On Art, Artists, Latin America and Other Utopias
On Art, Artists, Latin America and Other Utopias by Luis Camnitzer, edited by Rachel Weiss 2009. 272 pages. ISBN: 978-0292719767 Cloth, $45.00. University of Texas Press, www.utexaspress.com, 800 2>2 3206.Artist, educator, curator and critic Luis...
On Immigration, We All Agree to Disagree
We're siili all here aller delving (lie Mayan's doomsday mythology that the end of die world would occur on Dec. 21, 2012.Wc can now proceed with more relevant in-real-time events like Washington's doings, and one of the more interesting is an action...
Pell Grants: 40 Years of Success for Hispanics?
Educators from across the country gathered in midtown Manhattan last fall to discuss four decades of federal financial aid to low-income students, and debate whether the Pell Grant program has been a success or failure.Since ils inception 40 years ago,...
Raising the Entrepreneurial Child
"If you're teaching your kids to "get good grades, work hard and save money," you're preparing them to succeed in a world that doesn't exist anymore," says author and speaker Gregory Downing, who mainlains dial parents must leach their kids how to think...
Student Loan Debt Unlikely
Student loan debt outstanding in the United States is approaching $1 trillion. It surpassed outstanding credit card debt for the first time in 2011.In the eight years between 2003 and 2011, outstanding student loan debt increased from approximately $250...
The Importance of Listening
Adolescents are noi monsters. They, are just people trying to learn haw lo make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves. - Virginia SatirTeenagers often lament that no one understands them, No wonder. Parents accustomed...
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