On November 14, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) appointed Geisha Williams as the very first female CEO and President of PG&E Corporation effective March 2017. In addition to being the first female head of the utility giant, Williams will also be the first Latina CEO of any Fortune 200 Company.

Excelencia in Education adds 20 new programs to nation’s largest inventory of proven practices for accelerating degree completion among Latinos.

WASHINGTON— Excelencia in Education today announced $1.5 million in grants from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation and Lumina Foundation to expand strategies that accelerate Latino student success in higher education.  

WASHINGTON -A new study from Excelencia in Education finds that Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) have invested federal Title V (Developing HSIs program) funds in capacity building activities linked to student success.

WASHINGTON - While only 12 percent of Latino college students are enrolled at the most selective institutions, their graduations rates at those institutions are significantly higher, a new analysis from Excelencia in Education finds.

WASHINGTON - Excelencia in Education received a grant from Greater Texas Foundation to examine and expand the use of innovative transfer and completion strategies for Texas students. The project, called “Practice to Policy for Latino Student Success in Higher Education: Looking at Transfers,” began February 2016 will last until May...

WASHINGTON - In 2014-15, 13 percent of colleges and universities identified as Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) enrolled 62 percent of all Latino undergraduates in the U.S. according to Excelencia in Education’s annual analysis released today. The number of colleges and universities that meet the definition of HSIs in 2014-15 rose...

WASHINGTON – Elected officials and higher education leaders from across the country came together today in the nation’s capital for the announcement of the 2015 Examples of Excelencia, America’s top evidence-based programs that increase higher education achievement for Latino students.

IIOWA - Many Hispanic students lag behind their peers in college readiness, though they aspire to attend college at similar rates, according to a new report released today by ACT and Excelencia in Education.

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2015 – Excelencia in Education today unveiled new analysis of the top 25 colleges and universities graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math fields in 2012-13.  This new brief provides a profile of the current Latino workforce in science, technology, engineering, and math f