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. 24, No. 5, December 2

A Call for New Strategies to Address Student High-Risk Drinking
The drug-related deaths this past September of Jeffrey Russ and 'Olivia Rotondo, who was a 20year-old student at the University of New Hampshire, led to a scramble of media attention on the apparent increase in popularity7 of the party drug MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine,...
Handling Generation X and Millennial Employees: Why Do They Leave, and Why Do They Stay?
There was a time when employers could expect their staff to "stay put" until retirement. Those days, along with the guaranteed pension plans that came with them, are gone. Todays employers face higher turnover rates than at any other time in history7....
Helping First-Enlace Generation Latino Students Succeed
V -a 1999, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation established ENLACE BlB(Engaging Latino Communities for Education) to MBBcncourage more Latinos to graduate from college. It started as a national organization supported by regional grants and encouraged Latino students...
Higher Education in America
Higher Education in America Hardcover: 2013. 496 pp. $35.00. ISBN: 978-0691159140. Princeton University'Press, Princeton, N.J., (609) 258-4900.As the structure and focus of college and f| »university life continues to evolve, l»tJthere is no better time...
Rául Sánchez Joins STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY to Oversee Title IX
Rául Sánchez, Stony Brook University's new senior director for Title IX and risk management, has been interested in human rights issues his entire life. While at St. Mary 's University School of I,aw in his native San Antonio, lie taught classes on human...
Report Says Majority of Two-Year Transfer Students Complete Bachelor's Degree
Every year, thousands of students enroll in community colleges hoping to transfer to a four-year college and complete a bachelor's degree. Thus the effective functioning of the transfer system is crucial to the national goals of meeting student aspirations...
Scholars' Corner
While 30 percent of U.S. adults are overweight, the rate is significantly higher for Mexican-origin adults in live U.S. with more than 60 percent of ¿hat population being classified as overweight. This is startling considering that Hispanic immigrants...
Supporting Latino Non-Traditional Students
Priming the Pump..."You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream, " - C.S ImvisThe Association for Non-Traditional Students in I II Ilffigher Education (ANTSHE) reports that stuI I v/dents between the ages of 25 to 69 comprise nearly...
Uncensored
DREAMERS ARE ED DEPPS TOP PRIORITY - BUT NOT ALONE - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was very clear when answering my questions about DREAMers after a National Press Chib briefing on Sept. 30. Passing the DREAM Act (that would give legal status...
What? Women Mariachi Groups!
nthere is one thing, Mexican men zealously defend -real or folkloric - is their machismo, their music, their lusty gritos and serenading the señoritas with a mariachi group on a moonlit night.For the emotions, it's about the passions set to music and,...
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