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Hispanic Community September 2023 Premium

Embracing Cultural Pride: Empowering Hispanic Futures in Higher Education

Dr. Godinez explores the intertwining of Hispanic heritage and the Back-to-School experience, highlighting cultural pride, educational challenges, and empowering futures. It emphasizes how cultural pride shapes identity, addresses educational obstacles, and empowers Hispanic students to advocate for their community and future generations through higher education

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Hispanic Community February 2024 Premium

The Forum on Education Abroad: Bringing Meaningful Education Abroad Opportunities to All Students

Guided by the Standards of Good Practice, The Forum on Education Abroad focuses on equity, diversity, and inclusion by promoting the development of culturally relevant study abroad programming through publications, courses, and events involving the expertise and perspectives of international educators across the sector. The Forum also encourages partnerships with in-country colleagues, aiming for mutually beneficial and culturally respectful education abroad experiences.  

Hispanic Community February 2024 Premium

Un poco de realidad

The conflict between Gaza and Israel has become a domestic issue in the United States, particularly on university campuses. The academic response does not seem to measure up the complex reality of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as it is being oversimplified and distorted. Universities could certainly take this challenge as an opportunity to address the real humanitarian crisis while navigating the complexities of free speech, tolerance, and understanding in the context of the conflict.

Hispanic Community February 2024 Premium

Juntos Abroad: Boosting Internationalization at Hispanic-Serving Institutions

It still remains a challenge to address the underrepresentation of Hispanic/Latino/Latinx students in study abroad programs, particularly at Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). Some Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) have already put in place initiatives that may help increase the Hispanic/Latino/Latinx student participation and promote inclusive global academic experiences.

Hispanic Community January 2024 Premium

Un buen profesor

What makes a teacher memorable? What is worth being taught? The author recalls one of his professors who emphasized the value of art and timeless knowledge and underscores the importance of teaching what makes people more humane, transcending current ideologies.