STC President Dr. Ricardo Solis Affiliates with National Excelencia Network 

President Ricardo J Solis of South Texas College joins Excelencia in Education, stating: “At STC, we believe that a higher education is for everyone, so through our new affiliation with Presidents for Latino Student Success, we’ll be able to share our best practices and learn from other institutional leaders nationwide on how we can better improve and enhance our initiatives and strategies.”  

Portland State University’s President, Ann Cudd, joins 150 university leaders as a part of Excelencia in Education’s Presidents for Latino Student Success network.

Wright College’s Engineering and Computer Science program was recognized as an example of Excelencia in Education in 2023. Dean Dr. Doris Espiritu shares the success of the program and speaks on a panel with other leaders in education.

The degree completion gap continues to increase between Latino students and their White counterparts. It’s integral that the U.S. promote more programs and initiatives to uplift Latino students in order to close the gap and see change by 2030.

This Diverse podcast features President Dr. Kimberly Britt of Phoenix College, discussing how the college, which was recognized with Excelencia in Education’s 2023 Seal of Excelencia, is committed to Latino student empowerment.

Cal State University, Los Angeles–being one of nine universities to receive the award this year–received the Seal of Excelencia in September 2023 for their positive initiatives towards representation, financial support and degree completion for Latino students.

Can you return to a place you’ve never been? Annabelle Manzo, a second-year Scholar shares a little bit more about what it’s like preparing to arrive on campus and reflects on completing her first year of college through distance learning.

To accelerate Latino Student success, Rutgers University–Newark’s is collaborating with Excelencia In Education. Chancellor Nancy Cantor joins Presidents for Latino Student Success, a powerful network of college leaders aiming to intentionally support the Latino student community.

Indiana University Northwest completed the Excelencia in Education’s Seal Serving Institutional Transformation Assessment, proving their continued commitment and intention to serve their Latino student population.

The Presidents for Latino Student Success (P4LSS) work alongside a coalition of colleges, universities, and leaders in order to enhance Latino student success in higher education.

Being one of the top schools for Hispanic and Latino-dentofying students, the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) received the Seal of Excelencia in September 2023, for its various accompaniments.

Find out which U.S. colleges and universities earned the prestigious 2023 Seal of Excelencia from Excelencia in Education. Join us in honoring these institutions for their incredible achievements.

Ever since he was in the seventh grade, Fernando Esquivel knew where he wanted to go to college: USC Annenberg.