Marcus Bright - Higher Education


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Can HBCUs Capitalize on the Hemp Rush?

by | May 6, 2021 The landscape for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) is rapidly changing amid Read more

Shaking Up the Athletic Lottery

by | April 27, 2021
Sports has long been a fixture in American life generally and in communities of color more spec [...] Read more

The Jalen Hurts Template on How to Handle Career Storms

by | April 16, 2021
There are lessons from college sports that can be transferred to other areas of life, even to h [...] Read more

More Than an Athlete: Pivoting to a New Paradigm

by | April 7, 2021
Student-athletes all have some level of investment in their particular sport. This investment c [...] Read more

Are Your Institution’s Diversity and Equity Efforts Cosmetic or Courageous?

by | March 30, 2021
The hardest and most needed changes will require courage. It will require some degree of risk. [...] Read more

Why College Basketball Players Should Boycott the NCAA Tournament

by | March 17, 2021
The players have more power and leverage than ever before as there can be no games without them [...] Read more

The S.T.E.M. Pipeline Test: Will Underrepresented Groups Be Left at the Station as the Tech Train Takes Off?

by | March 16, 2021
Years of talking about and organizing around diversifying the science, technology, engineering, [...] Read more

Harrison Champions Increased Student Access at Miami Dade College

by | March 9, 2021
Miami Dade College (MDC) Provost Dr. Malou Harrison has taken aggressive and direct action to a [...] Read more

The Pickens Playbook: 7 College Readiness Moves to Make for Student Success

by | March 2, 2021
Miami Northwestern Senior High is a school that is nationally known for producing some of the b [...] Read more

Examining the Impact of COVID-19 on Prospective College and University Student-Athletes

by | February 23, 2021
There may not be a group of student-athletes in the country who have been more significantly im [...] Read more

Math Big Factor in Diversifying STEM Pipeline

by | July 20, 2017
The common denominator for entry into most STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathemati [...] Read more

Frozen Place University

by | June 27, 2017
I wrote in March about the concept of "The Sunken Place" as portrayed in the movie "Get Out." T [...] Read more

Bethune-Cookman Graduates Chose Which Way They Wanted to Go

by | May 15, 2017
The decision by the students to show resistance was solidified. They could not straddle the fen [...] Read more

Lessons from the Lack of White Cornerbacks in the NFL

by | April 26, 2017
The last time a White cornerback started in an NFL game was in the 2003 season. Let’s unpack [...] Read more