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schools

Educated Black Lives Also Matter-All Good Schools Help Our Kids

In the debate over whether there should be a moratorium on charter schools, we must…

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challenge

You Can Go to Med School for Free

Cuba’s Medical Scholarship Program is open to U.S. students

That’s right. There is a free medical school in Cuba, and you can go there.

By Robin White Goode

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HBCUs

The National Science Foundation Is Under Funding HBCUs

The National Science Foundation, which operates on a $7 billion budget, contributes very little funding to support STEM at HBCUs

Find out about funding disparities, economic and national security implications and the HBCU-UP Program while…

By Jared Brown

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challenge

#30DayChallenge: College Students Excel

Setting the stage for success in the first 30 days of the term

Whichever is the case for you, in this challenge you’ll learn what you need to…

By Robin White Goode

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new majority

The New Majority in Higher Ed

Back to school with greater support for today's college students

Leading institutions are doing several things that can make a difference for these students. They…

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schools

A Powerful Conversation on Schools, Poverty, and Race

The Washington State Teacher of the Year sees teaching as a matter of life and death

I asked Nate why he’s so passionate about teaching. “It is a matter of life…

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smart

Don’t Tell Your Kids They’re Smart

And other tips for the first day of school

Don’t tell your kids they’re smart. Research has shown that telling kids they’re smart can…

By Robin White Goode

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media

Equipping People of Color for Jobs in Media

The Marcus Graham Project works to diversify the advertising and marketing industry

“This may sound corny, but the lyrics I’m a movement by myself, but a force…

By Robin White Goode

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career services

There’s More to Career Services than Job Placement

Alums and students headed to grad school can also benefit

Career Services is not just for work. Career Services people know a lot of people,…

By Robin White Goode

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UNCF STEM Scholars

UNCF Announces Inaugural UNCF Stem Scholars

Awards to include critical wraparound services

The 100 top-performing African American high school seniors selected from across the nation, will each…

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Former NFL Player

Former NFL Player Invests in Kids’ Social-Emotional Development

The Israel Idonije Foundation helps youngsters connect with cops

The 6’6”, 268 pound (121.56 kilo) Idonije is a retired defensive player with the NFL,…

By Robin White Goode

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degree

Degree From a For-Profit? I’ll Pass, Employers Say

These schools' credentials are worthless

Not according to this article about a study from the American Economic Association. According to…

By Robin White Goode

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Critical Mentoring Is Critical to College Success

New CGI Commitment to Action helps youth navigate structural inequities

How that relates to college access means even talking about what it means to go…

By Robin White Goode

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community college graduation rates

How to Improve Community College Graduation Rates

2-year colleges are adapting to meet their students’ needs — and seeing results

Yet, research has shown that students who bypass developmental courses can pass regular credit-bearing classes.…

By Robin White Goode

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career services

‘Career Services Must Die’

Can you find a job using your campus placement office?

“Presidents need to decide if this is a mission-critical function of the school,” he said,…

By Robin White Goode

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mental health

Promoting the Mental Health Needs of College Students of Color

The Steve Fund supports students’ emotional well-being

A romantic breakup, for example, may seem trivial but can be devastating for some young…

By Robin White Goode

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Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey Delivers Commencement Address at Alabama State

Beloved TV personality is awarded an honorary doctorate

“Success is for yourself. Great people change other people’s lives.… Take this degree and go…

By Robin White Goode

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Career days

School Career Days Can Show Kids What’s Possible

Harlem Children's Zone offers a peek inside the lives of professionals

Adults from all walks of life offered the students a peek inside their professional lives:…

By Robin White Goode

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community college

Community College Certificates Can Fatten Your Wallet

Alternative on-ramps to higher salaries

More recent research shows that students who complete a community college program of study that…

By Robin White Goode

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higher education

Why the Next Decade Presents a Rare Opportunity for Shrinking the Higher Education Equity Gap

Lumina Foundation president & CEO speaks out

When it comes to minority attainment, it’s promising that the trend line is headed in…

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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