NSU gets $2.85 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Education for Hispanic graduate-level degrees


    Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has been awarded a $2.85 million Post-Baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) grant, through the U.S. Department of Education's Title V program. The grant, led by NSU's Gregory Simco, Ph.D., and Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D., who serve as co-administrators of the grant, will be used to expand post-baccalaureate educational opportunities and post-baccalaureate academic offerings for Hispanic college students and students from ethnically diverse
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Chef Lorena Garcia creates recipes for National Pork Board to honor Hispanic traditions


    The National Pork Board is launching “Sabrosos Momentos con Chef Lorena Garcia” (Flavor-Filled Moments with Chef Lorena Garcia) with the first of a two-part multimedia series containing three pork-inspired video recipes and educational videos showcasing three popular pork cuts: the tenderloin, ribs and shoulder, featuring one of the country's most popular Latina chefs. “The main inspiration for my cooking is to bring loved ones together to enjoy wonderful food,” Chef Garcia said. “It is
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LAPR Latino launches IndieGogo campaign to raise capital for multicultural division


  The LA-based, client-centric public relations boutique, Lynch Archer PR Entertainment, has launched an  IndieGoGocampaign with donation perks ranging from exclusive access to audience seating at popular TV show tapings to invitations to "Hollywood" red carpet events.  Timed to coincide with Hispanic Heritage Month, the objective of the LAPR Latino two-week IndieGoGo campaign is to raise venture capital for the creation of a multicultural PR division that will provide Latino talent – actors,
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TotallyHer Media announces launch of Momtastic Latina section


  TotallyHer Media's Momtastic announced today the launch of the all-new Momtastic Latina section, sponsored by American Family Insurance (AFI). Speaking directly to the Momtastic's rapidly growing Hispanic readership, the Latina section launch coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, and incorporates American Family Insurance's initiative, Por Ellos, Si Podemos (Because of Them, We Can). Serving as a platform to celebrate, educate, and motivate the Hispanic community, Momtastic's Latina section will
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Tri-State area McDonald’s Recognize Baseball Legend Mariano Rivera During McDonald’s “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas” Celebration


  The men and women who own McDonald's restaurants throughout the New York Tri-State Area are proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing baseball legend Mariano Rivera as part of the McDonald's "Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas" (Celebrating our Legends) program. Now in its third edition, the program pays tribute to iconic Hispanic figures whose influence has been woven into the fabric of American pop-culture. Rivera's leadership and dedication on and off the field exemplifies the meaning of a true
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Periko & Jessi Leon nominated as “Best New Artist” for Latin GRAMMYs


    The Latin American "tropical pop" duo, Periko & Jessi Leon, have been nominated for the very first time for a Latin Grammy award in the“Best New Artist” category. Based in Miami, together they "unite to créate a duo full of flavors from Latin America with tropical-pop sounds."They released their first album, called “Fuerza Mayor” (Stronger Force), in August of this year. “As soon as they mentioned [that we were nominated],  we hugged so hard and cried together, we thanked
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GuideWell and Organizacion Sanitas Internacional partner to deliver affordable health care to Florida’s Hispanic market


    GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation and Organizacion Sanitas Internacional have established a strategic alliance to create a new company with the purpose of offering a culturally relevant health delivery model that provides affordable and quality health care to the important and growing Hispanic market. This international strategic alliance brings two leading health care brands together. GuideWell is a health solutions organization that is focused on transforming health care. The GuideWell
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Nielsen: “Noticiero Telemundo52″ 11 PM newscast secures number No. 1 spot regardless of language


  “Noticiero Telemundo52" at 11 PM was the most-watched local program for adults 18-49, regardless of language, according to Nielsen data. This is the first time in the station’s history that its local newscast  at 11 PM secured the No. 1 spot in this time period. “Noticiero Telemundo 52” at 11 PM (Monday to Friday) averaged a 1.4 rating (107K impressions) for adults 18-49 and averaged a 36 percent audience share among all other Spanish-language stations in the market in this time
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Hispanic-owned business grow at over twice the national average, report says


Hispanic-owned businesses across the United States are growing more than twice the national average since 2007, according to a new report. The Hispanics in Business 2014 study by Geoscape, says Hispanic-owned businesses will grow to 3.22 million by the end of 2014 and exceed $486 billion in annual revenue. The number of Hispanic businesses has increased 43 percent since 2007, the rate of all U.S. businesses increased 18 percent during the same period, and revenue that year was $358 billion. The growth is
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Univision Local Media South Florida delivers strong ratings on radio and TV


    Univision Local Media South Florida, a division of Univision Communications Inc., the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., delivered strong ratings across its radio and television properties. “El Show de Enrique Santos” (The Enrique Santos Show) on Mix 98.3 FM ranked as the No. 1 morning show among all Spanish-language radio stations in South Florida with Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. “El Desayuno Musical con Javier Romero” (The Musical Breakfast with Javier Romero) also ranked
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