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Educators Seeking Means to Open Doors for First-generation Students

by Autumn A. Arnett | October 12, 2015
Supporting first-generation students is a priority that many institutions have identified, but [...] Read more

Seeing Student Success

| October 7, 2015
Cal State Fullerton among institutions employing a host of interventions to help students pers [...] Read more

Program Offers Tips for First-generation College Students

by Associated Press | August 25, 2015
A new orientation program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is helping students who are the [...] Read more

Wabash College Works to Retain Minority Students

by Associated Press | July 27, 2015
A small, male-only liberal arts college in western Indiana is hosting 30 students this summer a [...] Read more

Georgia University Using Grant to Support Migrant Education

by Associated Press | July 16, 2015
DAHLONEGA, Ga. ― The University of North Georgia is planning to use millions of dollars in gr [...] Read more

Study: Parents’ Education Key Factor in Student Achievement

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 25, 2015
When it comes to meeting “college readiness benchmarks” on the ACT, first-generation colle [...] Read more

Diverse on the Go

| June 24, 2015
Senior Writer Jamal Eric Watson is attending the 2015 HBCU Student Success Summit in Atlanta at [...] Read more

15 Chinese Nationals Accused in U.S. of Student Visa Scheme

by Joe Mandak, Associated Press | May 28, 2015
Fifteen Chinese citizens conspired to take college entrance exams on behalf of others or paid t [...] Read more

Consumer Agency Opens Review of Student Loan Services

by Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press | May 14, 2015
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened a public inquiry Thursday into student loan ser [...] Read more

States Vary in Success at Improving High School Grad Rates

by Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press | May 12, 2015
The record high American graduation rate masks large gaps among low-income students and those w [...] Read more

Murray State Creates Scholarship Specifically for Veterans

by Associated Press | May 11, 2015
Murray State University has created its first scholarship specifically designed to support vete [...] Read more

Welcome Aboard!

| April 26, 2015
Ndija Kakumba, Advertising Accounts Manager for Diverse, is a first-generation American from Ne [...] Read more


| April 18, 2015
W. MARICHAL GENTRY has been named dean of students at the University of the South. He was assoc [...] Read more

Diverse on the Go

| October 7, 2014
Diverse Senior Writer Jamal Watson is attending and moderating a panel at the 2nd Annual Black [...] Read more

Centre College Program Aimed at First-Generation Students

by Associated Press | September 17, 2014
The largest single gift in Centre College’s nearly 200-year history will create a new scholar [...] Read more