As millions prepare to celebrate Easter and Passover, a recent survey reveals that most Americans are optimistic about the capacity of religion to improve contemporary society, although they are wary about directly injecting religion into the country's politics, according to "For Goodness' Sake:

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and IBM announced an alliance designed to recruit and better prepare Hispanic students for a variety of careers in the computer industry.

Ny High School Senoirs Win Scholarships From Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation.

According to the results of a new national survey that cuts across racial, economic and geographic boundaries, almost 82 percent of all Americans believe that parents -- not the government -- should be in charge of their children's education, and nearly three-quarters of those surveyed believe th

Teachers' voices are a critical element in school improvement, according to a recent study by Public Agenda, the New York-based research and advocacy organization that explores public attitudes around issues affecting public education and other social policy.

According to a survey released by NetDay, a national education technology nonprofit, more than eight out of ten teachers (84%) believe that computers and access to the Internet improve the quality of education.

Daisy Exposito
Media Pledges
Ingrid Smart

At the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies conference in Scottsdale, AZ last week, outgoing President Daisy Exposito rallied the attendees and the media to help continue the momentum the organization has set forth behind major initiatives such as last year's Voto campaign.

Invited MBA Programs: UCLA, USC, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, LMU, Pepperdine, University of Phoenix, CSUDH, and more. Come meet MBA students, alumni, and admissions officers from the above MBA institutions! In addition, MBA admissions material will be available from these schools.

Chase and MasterCard International are sponsoring the Hispanic Heritage Youth Award for Academic Excellence for the fourth consecutive year. The award will be presented by The Hispanic Heritage Awards Foundation, the nation's most prestigious organization promoting Hispanic excellence.

Hispanic higher education leaders will meet in the nation's capitol this week to urge Congress and the White House to focus more attention on the education needs of the nation's largest minority population.

The Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, a new Washington attraction devoted to the exploration of faith and culture, opened in the nation's capital on March 22, 2001.

A top executive recruiter told a business school audience that the nation's underlying economy remains strong and that the continued strong demand for top talent means that job prospects for MBA students are brighter this Spring than many believe.

Gateway, Inc. commemorates the first anniversary of its alliance with the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Education (NAFEO) at the organization's 26th annual conference.

What's the solution to recruiting minority students into science? The University of North Texas Health Science Center uses a successful outreach program that has earned the institution national recognition.

Verizon Foundation will provide $3 million in grants to the nation's top literacy organizations to help them create an innovative online Web site (www.verizonreads.net) to promote a more literate America.

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