RISE 2019 Conference - CURRENT EFFORTS

Transforming University Engagement In Pre- and Post-Disaster Environments: Lessons from Puerto Rico

NY Stands with Puerto Rico

National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)

The NCSE advances informed environmental policy and decision-making through science.

NY Stands with Puerto Rico

New York Stands with Puerto Rico

The Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

NY Stands with Puerto Rico

SUNY Stands with Puerto Rico

We\'re proud to offer assistance to help the displaced students and families in Puerto Rico.

UAlbany Working to Rebuild Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and I began to see the extent of the damage, all I wanted to do was find a way to help.

13th International Conference

13th International Conference at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

The two-day conference program includes eighteen concurrent workshops and plenary presentations.


Climate Change Adaptation Resource Center (ARC-X)

EPA’s ARC-X is an interactive resource to help local governments effectively deliver services to their communities.

Work done at INESI

Profesores y estudiantes del Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, trabajan junto a comunidades en la montaña que 5 meses luego del huracán María aún no tienen electricidad.

Work done at INESI

Estudiantes universitarios de Puerto Rico ingresaron a la Universidad Estatal de Arizona tras una iniciativa del Instituto Nacional de Energía y Sostenibilidad Isleña (INESI) en Puerto Rico.

The 2018 Puerto Rico RISE(ING)

The 2018 Puerto Rico RISE(ING) work held in Mayaguez

RISE platform seeks to re-envision how universities interact with communities, NGOs, private sector partners, and local governments.

UMN Global Convergence Lab

UMN Global Convergence Lab - Puerto Rico

The University of Minnesota (UMN) is undertaking a global convergence lab in January 2019 in Puerto Rico...

To Puerto Rico with love—and medical expertise

To Puerto Rico with love and medical expertise

Studies indicate that 30-40 percent of people who survive a natural disaster will develop PTSD...

To Puerto Rico with love—and medical expertise

UMN Med School Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

The crowdfunding goal has been increased to $15,000. A team from Minnesota, including four doctors and one nurse, are currently...

To Puerto Rico with love—and medical expertise

UMN collaborates with Puerto Rico to explore sustainable energy

University students went to Puerto Rico this month through the University’s Global Convergence Lab.

To Puerto Rico with love—and medical expertise

University of Minnesota, Puerto Rico groups explore energy

The University of Minnesota is working with partners in Puerto Rico to explore more resilient energy sources after Hurricane Maria...

Relief for Puerto Rico

CUNY - Relief for Puerto Rico

At campuses across CUNY, students, faculty and staff are working with community partners, offering recovery aid, disaster relief, volunteer support and financial contributions.

UCF Extends In-State

UCF Extends In-State Tuition Rate

UCF has one of the biggest cohorts at a U.S. university of students displaced by Hurricane Maria.

UCF Extends In-State


For years Puerto Ricans have moved to the state of Florida and contributed to its economic and social well-being, as well as the continental United States.

UCF Extends In-State

UCF Marks 1st Year at Arecibo Observatory

Facility’s staff has helped international scientists do their work in planetary science, space and atmospheric science, and radio astronomy.

Admitted Students Affected by Hurricane Maria

Welcome to UCF. Our thoughts are with the families and communities in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands who experienced loss from Hurricane Maria. As a newly admitted student, we have established...

Information for prospective students affected by Hurricanes

Is UCF giving students from PR and USVI Florida resident tuition? UCF is offering a waiver of the out-of-state fees for spring 2019 for newly enrolled students from PR and the USVI...