White House honors Donnelly and other Hispanic-Serving Institutions

White House honors Donnelly and other Hispanic-Serving Institutions

President Barack Obama // Credit: The White House

Since 2001, Donnelly College has been recognized by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities as a Hispanic-Serving Intuition (HSI). Donnelly is the only HSI in Kansas City, the only HSI private college in Kansas, and one of only four HSI colleges in the state of Kansas. This week, through presidential proclamation, President Barack Obama recognized all HSI’s by proclaiming this week National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week, 2016.

"We feel blessed to be able to provide quality education at an affordable cost to many talented Latinos/Latinas in the KC Metro area and beyond," said Pedro Leite, Donnelly College VP of Student Academic and Student Affairs/ Dean of the College, Academic and Student Affairs. "It is an honor to help serve the up and coming new generation of Latino leadership."