Posts tagged: first-generation - Diverse
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One Small Liberal Arts College is Showing The World How Higher Education Should Evolve

by Richard Barth | January 7, 2020 It is hard to recall a time in my life filled with more cynicism than the one we are in today. Read more

Michelle Obama to Launch Video Series on Instagram as Part of Reach Higher Initiative

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama will expand her Reach Higher Initiative, aimed to help first-g [...] Read more

Breaking Down Gender Barriers in Collegiate Athletics

by | October 15, 2019
Julie Cromer was recently named director of athletics at Ohio University. [...] Read more

Let’s Make the Admissions Process More Equitable

by Annie Reznik | May 13, 2019
Since the “Operation Varsity Blues” scandal first made headlines, celebrity court proceedin [...] Read more

Six Lessons to Succeed as a First-Generation College Student

by Carolyn J. Stefanco | November 14, 2018
More than 35 years ago, I packed everything I could fit into the old Pontiac Catalina my grandp [...] Read more

Two Organizations Partner to Help Students Access Resources for College

| September 9, 2018
A leading college counseling organization and an initiative started by former First Lady Michel [...] Read more

The Demands for Diversity Hiring Requires a “Pipeline”

by Armando Bengochea | August 21, 2018
As the summer closes and college campuses across the country come roaring back to life, the dem [...] Read more

Vanessa Sansone: Determined to Make a Difference

by | August 9, 2018
Dr. Vanessa Sansone has used her personal background of being a first-generation college studen [...] Read more

How to Make Our Institutions More Accessible

by Angel B. Perez | August 6, 2018
While higher education is abuzz with goals of cultivating greater access and success for histor [...] Read more

Napolitano Discusses First-Gen Students and College Affordability at Convening

by | June 12, 2018
DENVER - Colleges and universities across the nation should implement a wide range of wrap-arou [...] Read more

Legacy Preferences Challenged at Elite Schools

by Associated Press | February 14, 2018
BOSTON — Students and alumni at some of the nation’s top universities are urging their [...] Read more

I Failed the System: Representation, Meritocracy and Changing Education from the Top Down

by Alex Serna | August 2, 2017
I couldn’t fit the “college mold”, so I just gave up. I thought I failed the system and n [...] Read more