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Feb 7, 2024

Frito-Lay and Quaker Focus on Community Commitment: Major Donations and Scholarship Initiatives Mark 2023's Impact

Frito-Lay North America

As active contributors to the community, Frito-Lay and Quaker's commitment to service is rooted in a strong drive to make a long-lasting positive impact.

Dec 19, 2023

Frito-Lay Partners With LNESC To Bring Forward the P.U.E.N.T.E.S. Program for Its 2nd Year

CSR Wire

In 2022, Frito-Lay partnered with LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC) to expand their groundbreaking initiative, Pathways to Uplift and Empower through Novel Technology and Education Services (P.U.E.N.T.E.S.) Program, aimed at empowering underserved communities in key markets through digital literacy training.

Nov 2, 2023

Frito-Lay® Provides Critical Support to Families in Need in Year Two of Partnership With LULAC National Educational Service Centers

CSR Wire

Frito-Lay invests $150,000 to support 360 participants, building on 2022 program success

Aug 2, 2023

National Convention Highlights Students from Across U.S. in Albuquerque

KOAT Action 7 News

The LNESC celebrated its 50th anniversary and shared a display of what academic success looks like among Hispanic and Latin American students.

Aug 1, 2023

Tyson Foods, LNESC and LULAC Partner to Donate 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Roadrunner Food Bank

Tyson Foods

Today, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC), Tyson Foods, and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), joined forces to donate 40,000 pounds of protein to Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico.

Mar 9, 2023

LNESC Celebrates 50 Years of Changing Students’ Lives

KC Hispanic News

This year, LULAC National Education Service Centers (LNESC) celebrates five decades of making a difference in the lives of Latino and minority students.

Mar 7, 2023

LULAC National Educational Service Centers Celebrates 50 Years in Creating Life Long Learners, 1973-2023

LNESC is commemorating its 50th anniversary in providing education and leadership programs for Hispanic and other students in need of financial assistance and educational counseling. Through the efforts of 16 education service centers across the U.S., including Puerto Rico, and a host of national programs, we proudly celebrate the positive impact on the future leaders of our communities.

Nov 22, 2022

Grant-funded Program Increases Parent Involvement

San Antonio Independent School District

November is Family Engagement Month, and a grant from Frito-Lay and the LULAC National Education Service Center in San Antonio (LNESC) has been helping both San Antonio ISD schools connect with parents and helping those parents connect with their children.

Nov 10, 2022

Macias Keynote Speaker at MCC Veterans Day Activities

KC Hispanic News

Growing up, if you had told Dr. Mike Macias that he would end up not only enjoying school, but leading a classroom as an instructor, he likely would have told you that you’re crazy.

Oct 6, 2022

One in Two Hispanic Households Experience Effects of Digital Literacy Gap; Frito-Lay Partners with LULAC National Educational Service Centers to Provide Free Support

Yahoo! Finance

Frito-Lay invests nearly $250,000 to support families during Hispanic Heritage Month

Jul 18, 2022

Federal grant to help over 300 local students prepare for college

Albuquerque Journal

The Upward Bound program, which encourages low income students to pursue college degrees, will be expanding its reach to Del Norte and West Mesa high schools thanks to a federal grant.

Jun 16, 2022

Students take to the skies with drones, rockets at new summer camp at Harris Middle School


Camp is made possible thanks to a $20,000 grant.

Mar 11, 2022

Ford Scholarships Announced for North Texas Students Who Want to Go to College

Dallas Morning News

High school seniors in North Texas can apply for Ford-sponsored scholarships that award up to $2,000 for their first year of college.

Oct 13, 2021

Robotics program opens doors for first-generation college students

Dell Technologies

Dr. Maria Elena Cruz's pilot exposes underserved teenagers in Oxnard, California, to the world of STEM.

Jan 24, 2021

LNESC-KC director offers scholarship search tips

Dos Mundos / Two Worlds

For any high school student considering college or trade school, looking for scholarships is as important than deciding where to attend college — maybe more so.