Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2013’


Project Directors Meeting

AHSIE Booth at the Project Directors Meeting in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2013.

Best Practices Conference at NJ City University

AHSIE Holds Fifth Annual Best Practices Conference at New Jersey City University JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions Educators (AHSIE) held its fifth Best Practices Conference March 11-13 at New Jersey City University in Jersey City. Hosted by NJCU’s Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs, the event drew more than 200 attendees from across the United States who work for colleges and universities that are classified as Hispanic Serving Institutions. Approximately 300 institutions in the U.S. qualify as HSIs, meaning they have a full-time undergraduate population of at least 25%. As David Trujillo, President of the AHSIE Council, stressed “HSIs are...
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Student Scholarships

The recipients of the inaugural AHSIE student scholarship. Their presentation at our luncheon today was heart warming, inspiring and reminds us why we're all here! There was not a dry eye in the house.

Menendez Targets Sequester’s Impact on Student Aid

MENENDEZ TARGETS SEQUESTER’S IMPACT ON STUDENT AID, URGES CONGRESS TO PASS COMMON SENSE IMMIGRATION REFORM IN ADDRESS AT NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY Menendez delivers keynote speech before conference of Hispanic Serving Institution educators JERSEY CITY — U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force, today said sequestration’s draconian cuts to education – that were never intended to happen – was just one of the reasons why he voted against the legislation that made the sequester possible. “While we need to be smart about our budget challenges, sequestration was not the right way to reduce the deficit and cut spending,” said...