Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Sanz to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music

Sanz to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music

Alejandro Sanz is preparing for a little pomp and circumstance… The 44-year-old Spanish singer-songwriter, a 15-time Latin Grammy winner, will receive an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music on November 6, 2013. Sanz...

Jul 31, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Longoria Receives Master's Degree in Chicano Studies

Longoria Receives Master’s Degree in Chicano Studies

Eva Longoria is a master Chicana…. The 38-year-old Mexican American actress graduated this week with a Master’s degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge. The former Desperate Housewives star, who is serving as an...

May 25, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Pitbull to Perform on

Pitbull to Perform on “The Real Change Project: Artists for Education” Special

Pitbull will be singing for real change… The 32-year-old Cuban American rap superstar will appear in the upcoming one-hour television charity special, The Real Change Project: Artists for Education, according to The Hollywood Reporter.   The...

Apr 4, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Quezada Running for School Board in Albuquerque

Quezada Running for School Board in Albuquerque

He’s been Breaking Bad on television for five seasons… But now Steven Michael Quezada will bebreaking down barriers to education in New Mexico. The 49-year-old actor, who stars as DEA agent Steven Gomez on AMC’s Emmy-winning series Breaking...

Jan 15, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Venegas Hosts Buenos Aires' Bookstore Night

Venegas Hosts Buenos Aires’ Bookstore Night

It shouldn’t come as a surprise if Julieta Venegas is curling up with a good book this Sunday… The 42-year-old Mexican singer on Saturday night hosted the 6th Buenos Aires Bookstore Night, a celebration of books and their authors. Along with...

Dec 16, 12 • EducationNo Comments »
Cisneros to Chair the National Hispanic University’s Advisory Board

Cisneros to Chair the National Hispanic University’s Advisory Board

Henry Cisneros is ready to do his part to increase the number of Latino college students in the United States… The 65-year-old Mexican American politician and businessman, the former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Nov 17, 12 • EducationNo Comments »
Elias Donates $1 Million for Undocumented Immigrant Scholarships

Elias Donates $1 Million for Undocumented Immigrant Scholarships

Ric Elias is doing his part to make sure undocumented immigrants have access to a higher education… The Puerto Rican entrepreneur, the CEO of the technology company called Red Ventures, has donated $1 million to launch a non-profit...

Oct 18, 12 • EducationNo Comments »
del Castillo Lends Voice to Interactive Children's Storybook App

del Castillo Lends Voice to Interactive Children’s Storybook App

Kate del Castillo has booked her latest project… And it could entertain children for hours on end. The 39-year-old Mexican actress and telenovela star has lent her voice to a tech-enhanced bilingual storybook app that’s based on a little-known...

Sep 19, 12 • EducationNo Comments »
Padrón Receives Carnegie Leadership Award

Padrón Receives Carnegie Leadership Award

He’s been recognized as one of the nation’s foremost educators… And, now Dr. Eduardo Padrón has received a $500,000 prize for his leadership. The Miami Dade College President has been honored the Carnegie Corporation Centennial Academic...

Nov 2, 11 • EducationNo Comments »