- The City University of New York’s Board of Trustees has named the Mexican Studies Institute
at Lehman College in honor of immigrant and successful businessman Jaime Lucero, who
has worked closely with the University on educational outreach programs, assisting in the
establishment of the institute and funding scholarships for students. Read more...
Olmec Head with snow On February 27, 2013, the Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute reached its one year anniversary since its approval by the Board of Trustees. What a year it has been! The Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute, based at Lehman College, is the culmination of nearly a decade of work by faculty, administrators, staff, and students to boost enrollment of Mexican and Mexican-American students, foster research with and about Mexico and Mexicans in the United States, and collaborate with community-based organizations to support and empower the Mexican immigrant community. More Information