Latin American and Caribbean Center earns national designation — again – Miami’s Community News

The U.S. Department of Education award includes a grant of more than $2 million

The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) has reaffirmed its place as one of the leading centers of its kind in the nation, once again earning a designation from the U.S. Department of Education as a Title VI National Resource Center (NRC) on Latin America and the Caribbean.

“This is recognition of the university’s commitment to the region and to the depth and breadth of expertise among the faculty and staff at FIU,” said Frank Mora, director of LACC, a part of the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. “The designation will provide our students, faculty and community with significant opportunities for research, training and access to scholarship funds, as…

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