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Diversity

Here’s What This College Dean Really Thinks About Diversity

Dr. C. Adam Callery, Assoc. Dean of Business and Professional Services at Harold Washington College…

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Charles

Charles Koch’s Principles of Higher Learning

In this BE exclusive, this billionaire CEO talked with Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle about the value of a college education based on principled entrepreneurship

In a BE exclusive, billionaire CEO Charles Koch opens up about the value of a…

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Trabian Shorters

BE Smart Talks with BMe Founder Trabian Shorters

The Pahara-Aspen Fellow reflects on changes in store for U.S.

TS: There are intense inflection points in history—for example, right now the U.S. is in…

By Robin White Goode

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Business Leaders

Designing a New Generation of Business Leaders

How the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program provides financial support, mentorship, and networking opportunities to African American students

Billionaire CEO Charles Koch says the next wave of business leaders must understand and embrace…

By Derek T. Dingle

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100 Black Men

100 Black Men of the Bay Area Gather for Change

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area is an organization that's not just about socializing

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area recently gathered together to celebrate the 28th…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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HBCU Tour

HBCU Tour Encourages Students in the Right Direction

Nicole Ford's organization, Stepping In The Right Direction, organizes tours of HBCUs for high school students

Stepping In The Right Direction CEO Nicole Ford takes students on an HBCU tour and…

By Regan Farley

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college admissions

Write Your Own Ticket to College Admissions—and Success

CGI Commitment to Action empowers students to tell their own stories

We felt that we could change the game on college admissions essays and use that…

By Robin White Goode

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Spelman

Spelman College President Considers Admitting Transgender Students

Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to look at changing its admission policies to be more inclusive

Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to consider admitting transgender students. Other institutions, including…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Second Chance Pell Pilot

Wiley College Attends Inaugural Convening of Second Chance Pell Pilot

The Marshall, Texas, HBCU goes to Washington

In 1994, Pell Grant eligibility for students in state and federal prisons was eliminated as…

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diversity

Diversity on Campus: Why Is it (Still) an Issue?

The NYT Higher Ed Leaders Forum

Is it diversity or inclusiveness that colleges should be aiming at? Hannah-Jones suggested that diversity…

By Robin White Goode

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mental health

Promoting the Mental Health Needs of College Students of Color

The Steve Fund supports students’ emotional well-being

A romantic breakup, for example, may seem trivial but can be devastating for some young…

By Robin White Goode

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Career days

School Career Days Can Show Kids What’s Possible

Harlem Children's Zone offers a peek inside the lives of professionals

Adults from all walks of life offered the students a peek inside their professional lives:…

By Robin White Goode

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College Gurl

7 Top Financial Tips From College Gurl

This financial aid professional provides tips to keep you informed

Don’t borrow more than you need. “You will be responsible for paying this money back.…

By Robin White Goode

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community college graduation rates

Want a Good Job After Graduation?

Polish writing, public speaking skills

The report reveals that nearly 90% of recent graduates feel well prepared to succeed in…

By Robin White Goode

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How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities

Good intentions alone will not endow educators with the ability to see potential where they don’t expect to find it

Northern California is not alone in short-changing talented minorities in the education system.

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East Harlem

Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

By Robin White Goode

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Teacher

‘Hamilton’ Star Says Teacher Saved His Life

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2 - May 6

Anthony Ramos, a star of ‘Hamilton,’ may think he does. According to New York Teacher,…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Enrollment in Single Digits at Gifted School in Diverse District

Sounding the call to desegregate advanced learning opportunities

Although more attention has been paid to black underrepresentation in gifted education, we must also…

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Is the U.S. a ‘Land of Opportunity’? Part 1

The greater your social capital, the greater your chances at opportunity

Whether we look at the results from the NAEP national assessment of students in grades…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Student Says ‘Let There Be Light’

Johnson C. Smith provides high-potential students a pathway to success

After losing her way academically, this HBCU student is determined to succeed, and does, thanks…

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How To

India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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