Sarah Wood - Higher Education

Sarah Wood
Sarah Wood is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. She previously was a summer reporting intern at Diverse. A recent graduate of Elon University, Sarah earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international studies.

U.S. Department of Education Provides Debt Relief for 45 HBCUs

by | April 2, 2021
To support institutional advancement, the United States Department of Education issued $1.6 bil [...] Read more

The University of Akron Announces Scholarship for Local Low- and Moderate-Income Students

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Under the Zips Affordability Scholarship, the University of Akron plans to cover the cost of tu [...] Read more

Terrence J Partners with First Boulevard to Provide HBCU Students with Financial Literacy Resources

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In partnership with First Boulevard, a Black-owned bank, actor Terrence ‘J’ Jenkins is advo [...] Read more

Clemson University Students Demand Tuition Freeze

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Student protesters are urging Clemson University to freeze tuition for the 2021-2022 school yea [...] Read more

First-Generation Institute Highlights Social Class and Institutional Responsibilities

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Social class identity was one of many topics discussed during the First-Generation Institute ho [...] Read more

IWPR Report Highlights Challenges of Student-Parents

by | March 30, 2021
Using first-hand experiences, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) released a new [...] Read more

Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University Partner to Create Extremist Hate Research Center

by | March 29, 2021
In response to the anti-Semitic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in 2018, Carnegie Melon [...] Read more

Conference Highlights Improvements to Student Affairs Practices on Campuses

by | March 24, 2021
Student affairs practitioners shared personal practices and examples on ways to confront inequi [...] Read more

Webinar Focuses on Mental Health Impact of Gendered Racism

by | March 23, 2021
The Steve Fund webinar, “Healing for Young Women of Color: How to Survive and Thrive in the F [...] Read more

2021 Rising Graduate Scholars: Meet Vinicius Rios

by | March 22, 2021
Dedicated to swimming, Vinicius Rios had hopes of reaching the Olympics. That passion led to a [...] Read more

Institutions Find Creative Ways to Stay Connected With Prospective Students During COVID-19

by | March 19, 2021
With colleges and universities eliminating or limiting in-person campus events due to the COVID [...] Read more

Prairie View A&M to Establish Toni Morrison Writing Program on Campus

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Using a portion of author MacKenzie Scott’s $50 million donation in December, Prairie View A& [...] Read more

Report Highlights Challenges Facing Rural Communities

by | March 16, 2021
In an effort to analyze the role of community colleges within rural communities, the Associatio [...] Read more

College Presidents Analyze the Current Higher Education Climate at AABHE Conference

by | March 15, 2021
Over the last year, COVID-19 brought on financial and academic disruptions to institutions acro [...] Read more

2021 Rising Graduate Scholars: Meet Angelica Godinez

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As a first-generation college student, Angelica Godinez wanted to avoid getting lost in the cro [...] Read more