Employees Volunteer their Time to Inspire Middle School Students
Princeton, NJ, January 13, 2015 – Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA) will recognize volunteers and present awards at its 7th annual Three Kings (the three Wise Men) banquet on January 15 at the Hotel Woodbridge in Metropark, N.J. starting at 6 p.m. The event gathers some 300 corporate, nonprofit, government, education and other leaders. The banquet celebrates the contributions of the 1,500 supporters and volunteers who participate in the HISPA Role Model Program sharing their stories with middle school students and inspiring them to stay in school, graduate and use education as a way to fulfill their dreams. Read more
ESPN, Bristol-Myers Squibb Organization for Latino Achievement and
UPS Employee, also Recognized
Princeton, NJ, January 6, 2015 – Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA) will honor Debra Joy Pérez, Vice President Research, Evaluation and Learning, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, with the HISPA Leadership in Mentoring Award at its 7th annual Three Kings (the three Wise Men) banquet. The event will take place on January 15 at the Hotel Woodbridge in Metropark, N.J. starting at 6 p.m.
East Brunswick NJ, September 23, 2014 – Hispanic professionals from academia, government, business and the non-profit sectors will gather at the PNC Bank Atrium located at Two Tower Center Blvd. in East Brunswick, NJ for the Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA) Role Model Program Kick-Off and Recruiting Event on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. (https://hispa2014nj.eventbrite.com)
HISPA Newsletter: HISPA Role Model Program Kick-Off Dates: 9/23 in NJ and 10/8 in NYC – Annual Report – Three Amazing HISPA Youth Conferences – HISPA 2014 Leadership Workshop Series – HISPA 3Kings Banquet Date: 1/15/15
Read the latest newsletter:
Gabriela Monje left her home in Peru at age 12 and immigrated to the United States. She remembers struggling to learn English, not doing well in school, and having difficulty making new friends; but in the face of these problems Gabriela’s story is one of inspiration. She now speaks English fluently and is a junior at Rutgers University.
Hispanic Outlook in Education published a profile of Ivonne Diaz-Claisse and HISPA’s mission and impact in article titled HISPA helps students find pathways to college.
We are proud to announce that our President Ivonne Díaz-Claisse, PhD will be honored as one of the Class of 2014 to be inducted into the New Jersey Women’s Hall of Fame, presented by the YWCA of Trenton. The Induction Gala will take place on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at The Westin Princeton.
Princeton, NJ, December 20, 2013 – Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA) will honor Educational Testing Service (ETS) Kurt M. Landgraf who will retire on December 31 after 13 years as CEO, AT&T and a Merck employee for their support of educational programs that focus on providing role models to the Latino youth in 2013. HISPA will present these awards at its Sixth Annual Three Kings Banquet on January 9th at the Hilton Woodbridge in Iselin, NJ.
Dear HISPA Role Models and HISPA Supporters,
We invite you to join us to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in a very special way! Please join us at Barnes and Noble in Princeton on Friday, October 11 for an evening filled with activities.