September 15 – October 15: Hispanic Heritage Month

Recent News 

In Support of the African American Community ♥ ★ ✚

Dear UCI Community: We watched with shock and horror the video of a white policeman callously, even casually, kneeling on the neck of an unarmed and unresisting black man until that man was dead, while [...]

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Recognizing Mentorship and Achievement at UCI ♥ ★

Dear Campus Community This spring quarter is like no other. COVID-19 has demanded more from each of us than we imagined at the start of 2020. Greater courage in the face of uncertainty; will to [...]

Adding an LGBTQ+ focus to M.D. Training – UCI News – ♥ ★ ✚

  Two UCI medical students who’ve benefited from donor support spearhead revisions to school curriculum that boost inclusivity by Christine Catlett, UCI | April 28, 2020 “Perhaps the greatest feedback I’ve gotten about these curriculum [...]

UCI as an HSI 

UCI was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in Spring Quarter 2017. Below are some milestones that reflect our journey from HSI designation to a Latinx Thriving Institution.

Find out more on our HSI webpage.

AY 2018-2019 Milestones
  Fall Quarter 2018 UCI awarded HSI Title V Part A grant for CalTeach Program
AY 2017-2018 Milestones
  Spring Quarter 2018 Inaugural Latino Excellence and Achievement Dinner (LEAD): First celebration of Latinx graduate student success in UC system.
Fall Quarter 2017 UCI HSI Conference: National Science Foundation awards UCI an HSI conference grant for Pathways for Hispanics in STEM.
Fall Quarter 2017 UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman is first UC Chancellor elected to governing board of Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU).
AY 2016-2017 Milestones
  Spring Quarter 2017 UCI designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)
Winter Quarter 2017 A LOOK AT LATINO STUDENT SUCCESS: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions: The Education Trust names UCI among top 10 universities closing graduation gap for Latinx students.
AY 2014-2015 Milestones
  Winter Quarter 2015 Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Douglas Haynes convenes an administrative work group to prepare the campus for designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. View the report here