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Diverse Conversations: Why the U.S. College Landscape Still Needs HBCUs

Declining enrollment has unsurprisingly led to a domino effect, reducing the resources available to students on campus and making the HBCU experience less attractive to students choosing between a plethora of higher education options.

Comb through the life story of Sonya Clark and it’s easy to see how she came to craft works of art themed around hair, a provocative and politicized thread of identity.

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NCAA Graduation Rates Improve, Critics Cry Foul

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NCAA President Mark Emmert keeps touting the record-breaking graduation rates of Division I athletes. Critics keep balking at the interpretation of those numbers, citing recent academic scandals.

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Project collaborators say they hope the initiative will provide the students with the kind of personalized counseling that students from more affluent families tend to get from private counselors or their school-based guidance counselors.

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West Virginia State University is getting a grant to help fund agricultural research projects.

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Community colleges are looking at addressing the achievement gaps of the men of color they enroll with broad, data-backed approaches to helping all students succeed and complete their academic programs.

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Learning From Minority-Serving Institutions

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The success of all students needs to be anchored in a shared understanding among all stakeholders that it is long past time to abandon the “one-size-fits-all” view of students.

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Future Financial Concerns Grip Generation X

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As the older Gen Xers turn 50 next year, there is a certain level of apprehension about the future of the economy.

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Ex-Governors Urge Citizenship Test for Students

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Three former South Carolina governors are pushing for high school students to take the same test that immigrants must pass to become a U.S. citizen.

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