October 2019

HSI Newsletter | October 2019 Statement on Achieving HSI Designation for UC Davis

October 1, 2019 – UC Davis has fully embraced our journey toward achieving Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) designation as part of our ongoing commitment to the success of students and to our mission as a California public, research intensive and land grant university. Our enrollments of Chicanx/Latinx students have been steadily increasing since 2008, when UC Davis set its goal to become a HSI.

Celebrando Cultura

September 20, 2019
Events on campus celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Latinx Staff and Faculty Association 2019-2020 Board

September 09, 2019
The mission of the Latinx Staff and Faculty Association (LSFA) is to provide information about the campus community and to offer professional guidance to those seeking support or career advancement.

ABA honors 5 women for their service to the legal profession

August 15, 2019

The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession established the Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards in 1991 to celebrate female lawyers for their professional accomplishments and support of other women in the legal profession. The annual awards are given in honor of Margaret Brent, the first female lawyer who arrived in the colonies in 1638. She was a master negotiator, an accomplished litigator and a prominent figure in Maryland.

August 2019

HSI Newsletter | August 2019 AT UC DAVIS Prep Medico Graduates its 2019 Class

On Saturday, July 27, the UC Davis School of Medicine’s six week summer Prep Médico program graduated its 2019 cohort of undergraduate students pursuing their dream of becoming doctors.

3 New Policy Briefs on the Latino Physician Crisis

May 01, 2019
In Fall 2018, LPPI launched a rapid-response policy project to address California’s Latino Physician Crisis; a crisis, that if left unaddressed will take 5 centuries to remedy.

Aguilar-Gaxiola appointed to national committees to improve health and community engagement

May 01, 2019
Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, a thought leader in reducing health disparities and building strong communities, was recently appointed to the National Advisory Council of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.

Task Force Outlines Strategy To Address California’s Shortfall Of Health Workers

February 14, 2019

This news release can be found on the California Healthline website.

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed bold steps to ensure more Californians have health coverage, but a new report underscores that his success may depend in part on large-scale investments to expand the state’s health care workforce.

ACE Unveils New Resource on the Status of Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education

February 14, 2019

This news release can be found on the American Council on Education (ACE) website.

A seminal ACE report explores the evolving state of race and ethnicity in the higher education landscape and shows that while the number of students of color on our nation’s college and university campuses continues to rise, gaps in access, attainment, and debt levels remain.