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Meeting Nursing Demand Through Diversity

by Lois Elfman | February 25, 2018
For the past decade, the nursing profession has made diversity a priority. While the numbers in [...] Read more

Texas Students Welcome Campus Support Groups

by | February 22, 2018
With $25,000 in funding from a two-year college-completion grant, the Department of Residence L [...] Read more

New NAACP Youth Leader a Skilled Organizer

by Pearl Stewart | February 21, 2018
Tiffany Dena Loftin arrived this month as the NAACP’s new director of the Youth & College Div [...] Read more

Health Care Foot Soldier Dedicates Life to Equity

by Reginald Stuart | February 20, 2018
When Dr. Robert Smith was growing up in his hometown of Jackson, Miss., it was hard for most of [...] Read more

Coppin State Unveils Obama Bust

by Reginald Stuart | February 19, 2018
Coppin State University took another step this week toward linking its historical legacy with e [...] Read more

A Pioneer in the Literary World of ‘Black Panther’

by | February 18, 2018
The official release of Marvel’s highly anticipated Black Panther film over the weekend was a [...] Read more

Expected Blockbuster Film ‘Black Panther’ Poised to Challenge Racial Assumptions

by Katti Gray | February 15, 2018
His “Black Panther” fandom stretches back to Dr. Greg Carr’s boyhood, with him dashing in [...] Read more

NAFEO Roundtable Addresses #MeToo Movement on HBCU Campuses

by | February 14, 2018
A Capitol Hill roundtable hosted by the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Ed [...] Read more

Study Spotlights Effective Strategies for Helping Low-Income Students Succeed

by Lois Elfman |
A report from the Working Students Success Network (WSSN) describes some of the barriers that l [...] Read more

Rethinking Advising for Community College Students

by | February 13, 2018
Citing advising as “the cornerstone of student support,” the Center for Community College S [...] Read more

Study Mines First-Year Views on Religious Expression and Interfaith Engagement

by | February 11, 2018
A study conducted by Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and research partners at North Carolina State [...] Read more

Mellon Foundation Selects Renowned Poet and Scholar as President

by Pearl Stewart | February 8, 2018
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which supports humanities, culture and the arts in higher educ [...] Read more

National College Access Network Launches FAFSA Completion Tracker

by | February 7, 2018
The National College Access Network (NCAN) has launched its #FormYourFuture FAFSA Tracker, givi [...] Read more

PBS Documentary Examines History of HBCUs: ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’

by | February 6, 2018
The vital role and relevance of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has been c [...] Read more

Scholars Fear Implications of Commercializing King’s Legacy

by | February 5, 2018
A Ram truck commercial shown during Sunday night’s Super Bowl ignited backlash for using one [...] Read more