Mercury Media announced that Marcelino Miyares has been named ERA Volunteer of the Year by the Electronic Retailing Association. Miyares is Vice President and Director of Mercury en Espanol.

Higher education leaders are becoming increasingly concerned about their ability to maintain current enrollment levels, according to the results of the second annual Higher Education Outlook Survey conducted by KPMG LLP.

Millions of kids are heading back to school. Along with brand new school supplies and new outfits, the first day of school usually brings a new classroom instructor. The idea of a new teacher can be intimidating for some kids. However, what kids sometimes forget is that they, themselves, are teachers. In fact, kids aged 6-12 years old find themselves teaching their parents about all kinds of things including media and technology. We find this to be especially true if their parents are Baby Boomers or older Gen Xers.

“Is the New Pope Latino?” — This is not a trick question, but an actual news headline that caught me by surprise. By Carlos E. Cortés / Univision Insights

More than 70,000 Comcast and NBCUniversal employees, their family and friends, and community partners across the country are expected to spend Saturday, April 27, giving back to their communities as they take part in Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort.

La Opinión in Los Angeles announced their continuing tradition of honoring 30 extraordinary women with its signature editorial series and awards luncheon, Mujeres Destacadas / Exceptional Women.

While Unleash the Power Within has come to Los Angeles many times, this will be the first-ever Spanish-translated UPW event held on the West Coast. For Spanish speakers, it's an unprecedented opportunity to create their own breakthroughs, faster and easier, with help from the world's leading catalyst for change.

In celebration of Women’s History Month and the myriad contributions of women in business, Univision Communications Inc. announced the launch of its Women’s Leadership Council to help advance women at Univision and prepare the next generation of women leaders.

A new bilingual platform for women called Hispana Global. The company, founded by Jeannette Kaplun, targets Latinas, and offers content for moms and women in different life-stages.

alPunto's Enrique Turégano has been selected as a judge for the 2013 American Heart Association Go Red for Women Multicultural Scholarship award.

Monica Lozano, CEO of impreMedia, was honored in Washington D.C. at the 12th Annual Keepers of the American Dream awards presented by the National Immigration Forum.

To extend its longstanding legacy of service in the Hispanic community, Univision Communications Inc.

I don’t need to tell you that Thanksgiving Day is around the corner. You must be receiving the daily email holiday coupons, constantly being TV-fed the holiday shopping sales…and let’s not forget receiving in the mailbox shoppers filled with pictures of plump turkeys and canned pumpkin. This is the one other holiday – aside from Christmas Day – that touches on all the consumer senses – and it’s those marked senses that drive sales for brands. What I find interesting about Thanksgiving Day, from an advertising perspective, is that Hispanic marketers have not fully tapped into the cultural differences of this American tradition. by Zaida Granados / Guest Blogger at Zubination

During the XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards, Univision Communications Inc. unveiled Generación América, a new empowerment platform dedicated to preserving and sharing the stories of Hispanics in America. Developed in partnership with the Immigrant Archive Project, Generación América is a multifaceted initiative that includes video vignettes and events to highlight stories of individual achievement.

República announced that its chairman and CEO, Jorge A. Plasencia, has been selected by the Spain – U.S. Chamber of Commerce as the first-ever recipient of the Goya Hispanic Achievement Award. The honor will be presented at a gala dinner on Monday, Oct. 29 at the New York Public Library.

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