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  • Education Brief Explores Strategies that Result in Postsecondary Degree Completion

    September 5, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 5, 2018

    Helios Education Foundation, in conjunction with the nonpartisan, non-profit research firm WestEd, examined financial aid supports throughout the country to find innovative strategies that result in … Read More

  • $2.1 Million Grant Establishes Helios/BLN Scholars Program at USF

    August 31, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 31, 2018

    Helios Education Foundation announced today a $2.1 million grant to the University of South Florida’s Black Leadership Network to support the future success of underrepresented students at USF.

    The … Read More

  • Helios Education Foundation and Arizona Governor’s Office Working to Increase K-3 Literacy 

    August 16, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 16, 2018

    Recently, Arizona’s education goals and strong education partnerships were featured at the Education Commission of the States, 2018 National Forum on Education Policy.  Janice Palmer, Helios’ Vice … Read More

  • Helios Scholar at TGen Alumni Comes Full Circle

    August 15, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 15, 2018

    The Helios Scholars at TGen program provides 45 undergraduate and graduate students, including some in medical school, a paid internship that aims to prepare the next generation of Arizona bioscience … Read More

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion Rates in Arizona and Florida

    August 7, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 7, 2018

    According to the National College Access Network, seniors who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are 63 percent more likely to enroll in postsecondary education than … Read More

  • Prioritizing Latino Student Success in Arizona and Florida

    July 31, 2018

    Author: Callie Kozlak, Field Campaign Manager for Education Policy, UnidosUS

    July 31, 2018

    In July 2018, UnidosUS hosted its Annual Conference in Washington, DC, also marking its 50th Anniversary. UnidosUS (formerly the National Council of La Raza) is the nation’s largest Latino civil … Read More

  • USF Finds Preeminence in Serving Students

    July 31, 2018

    Author: Dr. Judy Genshaft, President of the University of South Florida

    July 31, 2018

    Across the national higher education landscape, there has never been more emphasis placed on metrics-based ranking systems. Administrators, faculty, students and parents are looking more and more to … Read More

  • USF Latino Scholars Program Encourages Some to Lift While Others Climb

    July 30, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 30, 2018

    The University of South Florida (USF) Latino Scholarship Program will begin its 27th year this upcoming 2018-2019 academic year. The program’s motto We Must Lift as We Climb captures the essence of … Read More

  • Helios Scholars at TGen Learn Teamwork, Technique, and Tenacity

    July 27, 2018

    Author: Steve Yozwiak, Senior Science Writer, TGen

    July 27, 2018

    Keilen Eidalith Costilla-Martinez learned this summer that she is not afraid to fail in the face of a seemingly insurmountable challenge, taking on a highly aggressive and usually fatal disease — … Read More

  • President's Message

    July 27, 2018

    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    July 27, 2018

    When Helios Education Foundation was formed in 2004, our Board of Directors, under the leadership of our Founding Chairman, Vince Roig, made a strategic decision that impacts our work every day.  … Read More

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