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Category: Hispanic Initiatives

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Hispanic Student College Institute Gives High Schoolers a Head Start

As more Latinos pursue higher education, this annual summer program at Montclair offers support with college planning, financial aid resources, campus experiences and more

Iliana Woodhull

Triumph over Trauma to Achieve the American Dream

Graduate Spotlight: Iliana Woodhull’s heart-rending journey to graduation is a multi-generational celebration


鶹ýUniversity Once Again Named Fulbright HSI Leader

Montclair is one of only 46 institutions in the country to earn Department of State designation

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University Celebrates Hispanic/Latinx Heritage with a Month of Events

This year’s theme is ‘Latinxs: Driving Prosperity, Power and Progress in America’

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What it Means to be a Hispanic-Serving Institution

鶹ýUniversity explores its transformation in serving Latinx students, kicks off HSI Week and Hispanic Heritage Month

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President Koppell Joins Excelencia in Education’s Presidents for Latino Student Success Network

Institutions in the network account for one in three of all Latino graduates

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HSCI Introduces Students to College Life

Workshops introduce participants to potential majors, careers, admissions and financial aid

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American Heart Association HSI Scholars Share Research Findings

Six Montclair students participating in the national AHA program honored at HSI research symposium

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Breaking Culturally Limiting Mindsets

Author Valeria Aloe challenges Montclair students and staff during Women’s History Month event

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Leading With Their Hearts

Montclair’s 2022 American Heart Association’s HSI Scholars honored with pinning ceremony

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Diversifying Health Care

Six Montclair students named 2022 American Heart Association’s Hispanic Serving Institutions Scholars Program

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A Fun Fiesta

Month-long celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage ends with a block party featuring music, dancing and more