The Value of Being a Multilingual Nurse

By Jacob Koppenberg

As anyone who has ever found themselves perched on an examining table or unexpectedly thrust into the chaos of an emergency waiting room can attest, the healthcare system can sometimes make patients feel very vulnerable, helpless and confused. Unfamiliar medical equipment found in modern hospitals can be intimidating, and the very language of medicine can sometimes be a barrier to understanding all by itself. Continue reading The Value of Being a Multilingual Nurse

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What’s The Newest Hiring Tool?

As increasingly more social media platforms become popular, job seekers continue to expand their online footprints, creating and building multiple profiles. Now, the overwhelming majority of job recruiters are turning to the internet as a means of ensuring that potential job candidates are a good fit for their companies, according to a new survey released by global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Continue reading What’s The Newest Hiring Tool?

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More Latinas are becoming teachers and reshaping our nation’s classrooms

The growth of the Latino population in the United States will have a lasting cultural and intellectual impact beyond the arts, food and celebrations. More and more, it’s Latina teachers who our shaping our classrooms and our children’s education, argues Glenda Flores, a sociologist in the Department of Chicano/Latino Studies at UC Irvine. Continue reading More Latinas are becoming teachers and reshaping our nation’s classrooms

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This Salvadoran-American Woman’s Construction Company Is On Pace to Make Its First Million in Profit

Jennifer Ramos thought she had her life figured out after graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in public policy. But then, her father lost his job, and she was thrust into the role of breadwinner for her family. To ensure her family’s well-being, she launched Jen Contracting Group, LLC – a construction business that placed her in a male-dominated industry. Currently, she’s on pace to bring in $1 million in revenue from her construction firm in 2018. Continue reading This Salvadoran-American Woman’s Construction Company Is On Pace to Make Its First Million in Profit

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One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation

By Kenton Clarke

Founder & Social Entrepreneur | Omnikal

A Unified Sound Develops a Lasting Memory

The topic on many corporate minds today and conversations inside corporate teams is one of brand reputation and brand rescue. The most recent examples of message confusion, message delusion and brand salvage have been seen in the form of national ad campaigns, employee communication and corporate leaders’ far-reaching statements. Diversity and Inclusion. These two words are the running theme for the examples mentioned. Continue reading One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation

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Selena Gomez: Innovating Social Media

By Mackenna Cummings

Actress and singer Selena Gomez got her start at the age of nine on Barney and Friends and quickly rose as a Disney Channel star with the television show Wizards of Waverly Place, where she played a Latina-Italian middle daughter on the longest-running Disney channel show. But the young performer has moved far beyond her early days as a teen celebrity, and she’s using her rising status to bring awareness to issues she is passionate about.
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Get your online degree in Chicano studies

 University of Texas at El Paso offers fully online degree

The Chicano Studies Program at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has recently launched a new online bachelor of arts in Chicano Studies option, enabling students across the United States and around the globe to have access to one of the oldest and most respected Chicano Studies programs in the nation.
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