May Issue 2024



  • Honors and Ovations
  • Latino Donor Collaborative: Latino Involvement in STEM Fields on the Rise
  • Career Counseling
  • Empowering Underrepresented Scholars in STEM at the University of Arizona’s Science, Engineering, and Math Scholars Program 
  • The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley:  Empowering Latinos’ Lives through Education and Leadership Development  
  • Fostering a Diverse Workforce: New Jersey Institute of Technology Earns HSI Designation
  • Spotlight on University of Houston-Downtown’s Scholars Academy
  • Career Advice
  • NACCTEP: Perspectives on Hispanic Students in Community College Teacher Education
  • Los doctorados que obtienen los salarios más altos
  • Uncensored
  • News from Washington
  • The Hispanic Community
  • Los libros como enemigo
  • Did you know?
  • Engineering Marvels of the Inca Empire
  • New Leaders in Higher Ed.
  • School Library
  • This month featuring books on Inspiring STEM Careers for Kids from Amazon
  • This month featuring books on Nature and Environment from Brandeis University Press

Table of Content

Hispanic Community May 2024 Premium

The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley: Empowering Latinos’ Lives through Education and Leadership Development

The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley empowers Latinos through education, leadership, and community engagement. Initiatives like the Latinos in Technology Scholarship Initiative address disparities in STEM fields, while programs like the Hispanic Foundation College Success Programs and Latino Board Leadership Academy promote education and leadership development. Through convening and engagement efforts, the foundation fosters dialogue and collaboration, ensuring Latino voices are heard and valued in Silicon Valley.

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News From Washington May 2024

There are currently rising concerns about student voter registration favoring conservative demographics, escalating college costs leading to financial aid confusion, and campus violence intersecting with freedom of speech amid socio-political tensions.  

Hispanic Community May 2024 Premium

Los libros como enemigo

Amidst teaching Spanish as a teaching assistant in an American university, the author encounters a student who declares herself a Maoist. He reflects on this and discusses the fervor surrounding book censorship in both liberal and conservative circles, emphasizing the enriching value of diverse reading experiences.  

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New Leaders May 2024

At H.O. we congratulate new education leaders that have embarked on the challenging but very rewarding journey of education leadership.