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ETS Study: Hispanics Advancing in Science and Engineering, but Many Obstacles Remain

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2003--A new study from Educational Testing Service examines the prospects for increasing the proportion of Hispanic and other minority students in science and engineering and calls that task "as daunting as it ...

WENDY’S CELEBRATES BILINGUALISM BY HOSTING SPANISH/ENGLISH SPELLING COMPETITION FOR MIAMI’S FIFTH GRADERS

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)-- ADVISORY for Saturday, May 17, 2003 WHAT: Fifth graders from across Miami, Dade and Broward counties, will be competing for a computer system and other prizes at the city’s first Wendy’s Deletree Conmigo Spelling ...

UNITY NAMES ANNA LOPEZ AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Washington, D.C.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 9, 2003--UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. today announced that Anna Lopez has been appointed UNITY's executive director. Lopez, who is currently executive director of the National Association of ...

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY RANKS FIRST IN CALIFORNIA, 3RD IN U.S. IN GRANTING MASTER’S DEGREES TO...

SAN DIEGO--(HISPANIIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2003--National University ranks third in the nation in granting master's to Hispanics in California, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education's annual "Top 100 Schools" report, ...

PORT OF LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL TRADE ACADEMY HOSTS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP DINNER

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADVISORY for Thursday May 8 WHO: Port of Los Angeles International Trade Academy (ITA), International Trade Education Programs (ITEP). Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Larry Keller will emcee the ...

HEINEKEN AND CELIA CRUZ FOUNDATION CREATE COMMUNITY TIE-IN WITH GREEN RIBBON PROGRAM

WHITE PLAINS, NY--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--April 22, 2003--Heineken USA announces the launch of a new charitable endeavor, Heineken Green Ribbons. The program is part of a national effort to raise awareness and funds to support music education ...

HISPANIC SCHOOL MOVES TOWARD NAME CHANGE, FUTURE RELOCATION

Dallas, TX—(HISPANIC PR WIRE)—April 16, 2003--Hispanic Baptist Theological School in San Antonio has moved one step closer to a name change and has received initial approval for a potential campus relocation. The Baptist General Convention of ...

AREA WAL-MART STORES AND SAM’S CLUBS HOST LITERACY DAY ACTIVITIES ON APRIL 12

San Diego, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--April 11, 2003--More than 44 million adult Americans are functionally illiterate. They can’t fill out a job application on their own or read to their children at night. Wal-Mart and SAM’S CLUB associates are ...

AREA WAL-MART STORES AND SAM’S CLUBS HOST LITERACY DAY ACTIVITIES ON APRIL 12

Miami, FL--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--April 11, 2003--More than 44 million adult Americans are functionally illiterate. They can't fill out a job application on their own or read to their children at night. Wal-Mart and SAM'S CLUB associates are doing ...

PRESIDENT’S ADVISORY COMMISSION ON EDUCATION EXCELLENCE FOR HISPANIC AMERICANS RELEASES FINAL REPORT; REPORT FOCUSES...

WASHINGTON,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - U.S. Newswire)--April 9, 2003--The President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans released its final report during an event today at Hialeah Senior High School near Miami, Fla. ...

CHASE AND MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCE CONTINUED SPONSORSHIP OF THE HISPANIC HERITAGE YOUTH AWARD FOR...

NEW YORK--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2003--Chase and MasterCard International today announced they would celebrate their joint commitment to the Hispanic Heritage Youth Award for Academic Excellence by marking the fifth ...

TOUGH STUFF SAVES THE DAY WITH SIX RUGGED ACTION-PACKED BOARD BOOKS IN ENGLISH AND...

NOTE TO MEDIA: Multimedia assets available A photo is available at URL: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/photo.cgi?pw.040403/bb1 NEW YORK--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--April 8, 2003--The heroic (Tough) Team rescue workers have ...

EDUCATION HOTLINE INVITES QUESTIONS ON SCHOOLS, EDUCATION; PRINCIPALS/ SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS TO PROVIDE ADVICE, ANSWERS...

ALEXANDRIA, Va.,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - U.S. Newswire)--April 7, 2003--If you want your questions on children and education answered, call the National Principals' Hotline in April. You can speak directly, but anonymously, with a school principal ...

SBC COMMUNICATIONS INTRODUCES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO CAREERS IN ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

SAN ANTONIO, TX-(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--March 27, 2003--For the fifth consecutive year, more than 700 high school students, teachers and counselors nationwide will learn and see first-hand the multiple career opportunities available in technology ...

BABSON COLLEGE’S MIAMI SYMPOSIUM ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND GLOBAL LEADERSHIP

WELLESLEY, Mass.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--March 26, 2003--Entrepreneurship in its many forms -- emerging markets, economic growth, family business, social entrepreneurship - will be explored during the Babson College Symposium on ...

WENDY’S CELEBRATES BILINGUALISM BY LAUNCHING SPANISH/ENGLISH SPELLING COMPETITION FOR NEW YORK CITY’S FIFTH GRADERS

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--March 20, 2003 ADVISORY for Saturday March 22 WHAT: Over 40 fifth graders from all over New York City will be competing for a computer system and other prizes at the city's first annual Wendy's Deletree Conmigo Spelling ...

NEW PUBLISHER LAUNCHES FIRST-OF-KIND SPANISH RESOURCE MATERIALS FOR EDUCATORS; PUBLICATIONS SERVE CRITICAL NEED FOR...

SAN ANTONIO--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--March 18, 2003--Guerra Publishing, a San Antonio, Texas-based publishing company, announced Tuesday that they have officially launched their new educational endeavor by publishing eighteen Spanish ...

MEXICAN WOMAN RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION FROM CALIFORNIAN BILINGUAL EDUCATORS

Mexico City--(Hispanic PR Wire)--Feb. 11, 2003--On February 13, 2003 the California Association for Bilingual Educators (CABE) will celebrate its 28th Annual Conference to be held in Los Angeles, California Convention Center. In this particular ...

STAMP OUT CAT AND DOG OVERPOPULATION: NINTH ANNUAL SPAY DAY USA TO TAKE PLACE...

WASHINGTON, D.C.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--February 10, 2003--The Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF), the non-profit organizer of the national campaign to reduce companion animal overpopulation, is encouraging America to "Stamp Out ...

HISPANIC BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL RECEIVES AUTHORITY TO GRANT DEGREES

Dallas, TX--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 7, 2003--Hispanic Baptist Theological School in San Antonio has earned state authority to grant baccalaureate degrees. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board voted Jan. 30 to give Hispanic Baptist ...

25 LATINO STATE LEGISLATORS FROM 13 STATES AND PUERTO RICO TO ADDRESS KEY EDUCATION...

Albuquerque, NM--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 5, 2003--The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) and the Center for Latino Educational Excellence (CLEE), an initiative of the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI), the nation's ...

HISPANIC PUBLISHERS OFFER NEW PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT ASPIRING HISPANIC STUDENT JOURNALISTS

Washington, D.C--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--January 30, 2003--The National Hispanic Press Foundation is providing scholarship awards and summer internships for Hispanic students who are pursuing careers in journalism or the publishing industry. "We ...

HISPANIC PUBLISHERS OFFER NEW PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT ASPIRING HISPANIC STUDENT JOURNALISTS

Washington, D.C--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--January 30, 2003--The National Hispanic Press Foundation is providing scholarship awards and summer internships for Hispanic students who are pursuing careers in journalism or the publishing industry. "We ...

LILLY ENDOWMENT GIVES $1.99 MILLION TO SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY TO INSPIRE NEW GENERATION OF...

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2003--Santa Clara University has been awarded nearly $2 million by Lilly Endowment Inc. of Indiana to create and enhance the Jesuit university's programs for students, faculty, ...

SCU PRESIDENT SETS NEW GOAL: UNDERSTAND WORLD CULTURES

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2003--Santa Clara University President Paul Locatelli, S.J., today outlined new goals for the Jesuit University, challenging students and faculty to seek new solutions to the "new ...

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