Sarah Wood - Higher Education
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Sarah Wood
Sarah Wood is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues In Higher Education covering community colleges and minority-serving institutions. She previously worked as a reporting intern with Diverse. She is a recent graduate of Elon University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international studies.


Rockland’s New Career Academy Programs Train for Middle-Skills Jobs

by | July 25, 2019
A new program at Rockland Community College in New York provides training courses for middle sk [...] Read more

Michelle Obama’s Education Initiative Hosts Annual Summit

by | July 23, 2019
Former First Lady Michelle Obama was the highlight of the Reach Higher Initiative program at it [...] Read more

Virginia Announces Plans for Easier Credit Transfers

by | July 19, 2019
This week, the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia announced their approved plans to [...] Read more

New California Bill Benefits Part-Time Community College Faculty

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California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a law that will eliminate the three-year cap on the [...] Read more

California Using Scholarships to Lure Students to Community College

by | July 18, 2019
To assist with the other costs of college besides tuition, the Los Rios Community College Distr [...] Read more

Grant to Help Marquette Professor Study Stroke Rehab

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To further study stroke rehabilitation, Dr. Allison Hyngstrom, associate professor and chair of [...] Read more

Salt at Heart of Nuclear Research for Team

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Dr. Rusty Towell, professor of engineering and physics at Abilene Christian University (ACU), h [...] Read more

Governors State University Looks to Improve Community College, University Relationships

by | July 16, 2019
Governors State University’s Dual Degree Program (DDP), DDP-Male Success Initiative (MSI) and [...] Read more

New Survey Finds College Students Lack Financial Literacy

by | July 15, 2019
Today’s college students are feeling unprepared to manage their finances and have already acc [...] Read more

Students Lead Efforts to Boost Employment of Autistic Young Adults

by | July 13, 2019
By developing an employer manual and a series of training sessions, MERISTEM students who are p [...] Read more

Report: Technology Advancements Causes Changes in American Workforce

by | February 8, 2019
A new report from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) — an organization focused on e [...] Read more

Report: Stereotypes in College STEM Classes Harm Black and Asian Students

by | January 16, 2019
A recent study funded by the National Science Foundation found that Black and Asian undergradua [...] Read more

Report: Minorities Underrepresented in Earning Engineering Degrees

by | December 18, 2018
According to a report from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), Africa [...] Read more

Report Highlights Freedom of Speech Restrictions

by | December 13, 2018
According to a new report from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), 81 per [...] Read more

Campus Labs Researches Collegiate Student Organizations’ Civic Engagement

by | November 1, 2018
Campus Labs released a new report, Student Engagement as a Political Catalyst, which documents [...] Read more