Posts tagged: First-Generation College Students - Diverse


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For Colleges and Universities, Reopening Plans Must Meet Students’ Mental Health Needs

by Tracie Lowe, Charmaine Troy, Kimberly Walker, Althea Counts | April 14, 2021 As more people across the nation become eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, colleges and universiti Read more

Focusing on First-Generation Students in College Admissions

by Adrienne Amador Oddi | December 9, 2020
To my fellow selective college admissions deans, I am asking for a mindset shift. We must stop [...] Read more

Forum Outlines Support for Students of Color Impacted by COVID-19

by | October 27, 2020
A Harvard University panel, titled “Innovating on Campus: Supporting Mental Health of Student [...] Read more

Lumina Creates Task Force to Address Inequity Issues at Post-Secondary Institutions

by | September 10, 2019
The Lumina Foundation, a national college access organization, has created a task force to high [...] Read more

What I Remember About Orientation as a Low-Income, First-Generation Student

by | August 27, 2019
You are poor. You are lucky. You are going to struggle. Among all the important, relevant inf [...] Read more

“Use Whatchu Got”: Advice for First-Gen Black Female Doctoral Students, Scholars

by Janelle L. Williams, Ayana Tyler Hardaway & Patrice Renee Taveras | August 22, 2019
Drawing on literature and through storytelling, we seek to bring attention to Tara Yosso’s co [...] Read more

Michelle Obama Part of YouTube Series for College Students

by | August 8, 2019
As part of former first lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, which aims to help fir [...] Read more

Study Finds Women Undergrads in STEM Facing “Chilly” Campus Climate

by Pearl Stewart | June 12, 2019
Research published this month found that as women students remain underrepresented in science, [...] Read more

Why We Had to be Our Own College Counselors and How Congress Can Help

by Christine Rodriguez | April 16, 2019
There’s been so much attention lately about the college admission scandal — rich parents tr [...] Read more

Yes Virginia, There is a Choice

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Like many other students of color who receive messages that they’re not good enough, I had re [...] Read more

An A+ Punishment for Felicity And Others: Create Cy Pres Awards. For Real.

by Karen Gross | April 9, 2019
Those pleading guilty in the college admissions scandal can donate large sums of money to a cy [...] Read more

College Admissions is a Regressive Tax on Low-Income Students

by Ashu Desai | April 3, 2019
Recently, federal prosecutors charged dozens of wealthy parents with bribing college officials [...] Read more

Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez : Shaped by the Power of Education

by | March 22, 2019
Whether it is cheering on the Wolverines at sporting events, engaging with faculty during “Ta [...] Read more

Three CSU Institutions are Ranked Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

| March 11, 2019
Intentional diversity, a culture of constant improvement and a staff­ committed to meeting the [...] Read more

UNCF Issues First Ever State of HBCUs Address, Launches HBCU Congressional Honor Roll

by | March 5, 2019
Institutional leaders, elected officials, advocates and other supporters of the nation’s his [...] Read more
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