Posts tagged: First Generation Students - Diverse

Police investigate shooting death of UC student in Sacramento

by Associated Press | September 23, 2007
SACRAMENTO Police are searching for clues in the execution-style killing of a University of C [...] Read more

Best & Brightest: Obligation To Native Culture, Community Fuels Academic Drive

by Lelita L. Cannon | July 19, 2007
Karletta Chief has come a long way since the days when, as a Stanford University undergrad, [...] Read more

Getting to Know:Yolanda Cash Jackson

by Christina Asquith | June 28, 2007
Lobbyist for Florida’s HBCUs Works the Capitol on Behalf of Minority Students [...] Read more

Report: First-generation Black Freshmen Drop in Four-Year Colleges

by Shilpa Banerji | June 8, 2007
The number of first-generation Black students entering four-year colleges dropped by almost two [...] Read more

George Mason University Program for First-generation Students Celebrates Milestone

by Shilpa Banerji | May 15, 2007
FAIRFAX, Va. George Mason University’s Early Identification Program celebrated its 20th anni [...] Read more

First-generation Students Need Continued Support for College, Says Report

by Shilpa Banerji | April 6, 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. First-generation students say navigating the admissions process and receiving [...] Read more

Re-Investing in Educational Opportunity Programs

by Dr. Arnold Mitchum | April 5, 2007
“Pre-College Programs Make the Difference for Many Low-Income Students,” www.diverseeducati [...] Read more

New College Access Campaign Teaches Students To ‘KnowHow2GO’

by Dianne Hayes | February 8, 2007
With only 9 percent of low-income students completing college by age 24, compared to 75 percent [...] Read more

In His Own Words – Dr. Edward Brent

by Staff | November 30, 2006
Dr. Edward Brent, a professor of sociology at the University of Missouri-Columbia... [...] Read more

Just the Stats: The Impact of Language Barriers and Poverty On First-Generation Students

by Olivia Majesky-Pullmann | September 28, 2006
Parental involvement is key to a student’s success, but a new report shows language barriers [...] Read more

Perspectives: When Minority Students Take Ownership of Their Education, Expect Great Things

by Ana Lucia Hurtado | August 30, 2006
The structure of higher education should be entirely re-imagined, permitting students opportuni [...] Read more

Report: College Access For Low-Income Minorities Could Get Worse

by staff and wire reports | May 4, 2006
A new report warns that a number of factors at the federal, state and institutional levels ar [...] Read more

Colorado Course Limited To Minorities, Others Draw Fire

by Black Issues | August 26, 2004
Colorado Course Limited To Minorities, Others Draw FireBOULDER, Colo. College Republicans are c [...] Read more

Training for the Ph.D.

by Black Issues | April 8, 2004
Training for the Ph.D.National conference brings together first-generation college students on [...] Read more

Iowa Wesleyan Uses Personal Touch to Attract Minority Students

by Black Issues | December 21, 2000
Iowa Wesleyan Uses Personal Touch to Attract Minority Students MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa Iowa Wesley [...] Read more