Swimming Against the Political Tide, a Public University in Georgia Reaches Out to Hispanics

Kendrick Brinson for The Chronicle

Mariana Reyes, a freshman at Armstrong Atlantic State U., leads high-school students and their families on a tour of the campus at the end of a daylong precollege workshop. Domingo Universitario, or University Sunday, is an open house for Latino students.
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Nestled on a leafy campus on the Georgia coast, Armstrong Atlantic State University is striving to position itself as a destination for Latino students, a segment of the nation's population projected to grow rapidly in the next decade and beyond.


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