Topic: Latino

For Men of Color, High Academic Motivation Does Not Bring Academic Success

March 17, 2014

Despite higher levels of engagement in the community college experience from rarely skipping classes to accessing tutoring services more frequently male students of color have lower academic outcomes than White male students who are significantly less engaged, according to a recent University of Texas at Austin report.

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College of Education Awarded Grants to Boost College Engagement and Graduation Rates of Latinos

Aug. 27, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas  The Kresge Foundation and the Greater Texas Foundation have awarded The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) two grants totaling $437,000 to develop strategies for improving Latino student engagement and college completion rates.

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Study Shows Jim Crow-Era Segregation Persists in Texas Schools

Aug. 13, 2013

A first-of-its-kind study from researchers in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin shows that, in addition to being isolated by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status, English language learners in Texas schools also are separated by language, suffering what has been term

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Media Advisory: 2013 Latino Male Symposium June 7

May 30, 2013

Event: The University of Texas at Austin Latino Male Symposium

When: Friday, June 7, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Student Activity Center (SAC)
Ballroom, 2201 Speedway

Background:

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Benson Collection to Archive StoryCorps Latino Oral History Interviews

Nov. 1, 2012

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is partnering with oral history nonprofit organization StoryCorps to archive its immense collection of audio interviews with Latino subjects. The Benson Collection part of the University of Texas Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin will serve as the research repository for more than 2,000 audio recordings that capture the experiences of Latinos in the United States as part of the StoryCorps Historias initiative.

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