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Chico State recognized as a Hispanic serving institute

Chico State recognized as a Hispanic serving institute

Katia Berg

September 16, 2016

On Monday, Sept. 20, The California State University system introduced Chico State as a Hispanic Serving Institute and the university can now qualify for a number of programs and grants. The federal program is designed to help first-generation, low-income Hispanic students. Although the university...

University’s Hispanic-Serving Institution status enables grant eligibility

University’s Hispanic-Serving Institution status enables grant eligibility

Gabriel Sandoval

April 4, 2016

Following a record-breaking year of Hispanic student enrollment, Chico State is now eligible to apply for federal Hispanic-Serving Institution grants, a university official said Saturday. Teresita Curiel, interim director of HSI initiatives, said the U.S. Department of Education has confirmed Chico...

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