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Latino enrollment reaches 25.7 percent at UC, Irvine

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of California, Irvine a Hispanic-serving institution for 2017-18. UCI’s current Hispanic enrollment is 25.7 percent, double what it was a decade ago, and the campus received more Chicano/Latino freshman

New Latin American Studies at University of Alabama Huntsville

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences recently established a new Latin American Studies minor to encourage a deeper understanding of Hispanic heritage. The UAH Latin American Studies (LAS) program is an int

Samsung and America Movil partner to improve tech for Latin America

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

América Móvil, the leading provider of telecommunications services in Latin America, and Samsung Electronics have announced a partnership to improve the latest technology for Latin American customers. The two companies are partnering to bring 4.5G mobile netwo

Investing in America: MBDA Forms New Strategic Partnership with The Latino Coalition

POSTED ON Jul 13, 2017

The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency has partnered with The Latino Coalition through a Memorandum of Understanding. The new agreement, “designed to help enhance the overall business, economic and social objectives of the Hispani

How GE is Electrifying Brazil’s Port Transportation

POSTED ON Jun 21, 2017

Brazil’s economy relies heavily on exports of natural resources-based products. Improvement in its port’s infrastructure will bring substantial economic growth opportunities to the country. The government understands its significance and has put out ambitio

HACEMOS: ‘STEM to the Future/STEM para el Futuro’

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

More than 3,000 high school students came together in 35 different cities across America for the 19th Annual National High Technology Day. Hosted by  AT&T Employee Resource Group HACEMOS, the event offered students a look at the possibilities in education a

Women in Semiconductors

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

Maria Marced is a leading semiconductor executive in the Europe/Middle East/Africa regions. She is the president of TSMC Europe, with responsibility for driving the development, strategy and management of TSMC’s business in Europe. Established in 1987, the

Transforming Education for Children Around the World

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

One Laptop per Child  is a non-profit established with the goal of transforming education for children around the world.  Marcelo Claure,  president and CEO of Sprint Corporation since 2014,  is co-founder of One Laptop per Child (OLPC). OLPC's  primary

Ilya Espino de Marotta is inspiring a new generation of engineers

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

Ilya Espino de Marotta is known for wearing her trademark pink construction helmet and pink safety vest. She is in charge of preparing the designs and specifications for all Panama Canal Projects. Ilya led the execution of the Panama Canal Expansion Program, a

Dream Big, says GE Data Engineer

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

James Gerard “Gerry”Lopez was still in kindergarten in the San Fernando Valley, California, when General Electric’s J. Stanford Smith put out a call to action in 1972. Smith wanted a tenfold increase in minority engineering graduates. In response, the N

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Dream Big, says GE Data Engineer

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