Sunday, September 23, 2012

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Hispanic-Serving Institutions - Hispanically Speaking News

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Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Hispanic-Serving Institutions
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Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bipartisan resolution designating the week of September 16-22 as “National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week” to recognize the more than 300 non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout our nation for their work, achievements, and critical role in educating and empowering Hispanic youth.
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), defined as colleges or universities where total Hispanic enrollment constitutes a minimum of 25% of the total enrollment, serve more than half of all Hispanic students in the United States.  There are more than 300 Hispanic-Serving Institutions in operation throughout the country, including 7 in New Jersey. The resolution 

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