CreatAbility in Miami hosted 12 students from the University of Florida's Advertising Society, as part of the agency's mentoring program on Friday, April 13.

High stakes standardized tests like the SAT fail to capture the qualities most essential for success in the corporate world, such as creativity, drive, and leadership, according to a new survey of corporate executives of the nation's Fortune 1000 companies released by the National Urban League.

Through its La Estrella Latina de Carl's Jr. Scholarship, CKE Restaurants, Inc. has awarded 20 university-bound Latino high school students with $1,000 each to help defray college costs.

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.

The Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc. announced the formation of its new management team. Derek Johnson, a senior executive at AOL Time Warner, has been named President of the Apollo Theater Foundation, effective May 1st.

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

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

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.

Radio Unica 1580 AM Los Angeles announced it will cover Los Angeles' mayoral elections with a special series of interviews hosted by Ricardo Brown, news veteran and host of the network's daily program, Muy Temprano. The special broadcasts will air April 5, 6, 9 and 11, from 7:00 p.m.

Based on a recent survey conducted by the William C. Velasquez Institute (WCVI) citywide of 800 likely voters, Antonio Villaraigosa leads Jim Hahn by 23 percent to 20 percent in the race for mayor.

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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.

HispanicAd.com and the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (www.ahaa.org) combined efforts to host the first HispanicAd.com Media Planning Awards.

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