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Xavier University

Xavier Grads Leave Ready to Lead and Serve

Leadership and service are woven into the fabric of this HBCU experience

Xavier University of Louisiana, the only Catholic historically black college, is distinguished for producing the…

By Robin White Goode

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required reading

Required Reading — What Do Books Say About Us?

A country’s choices may indicate what it values

Last month the website Ideas.Ted.com posted a list of books that students are required to…

By Robin White Goode

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Education Reform

On the Record with Democrats for Education Reform

This advocacy organization supports leaders who champion high quality public school

Last week I spoke with Shavar Jeffries, the national president of Democrats for Education Reform.…

By Robin White Goode

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Pomona

Pomona College Selects Starr as its New President

NYU dean heading to California in the fall

Some people just have the right names. G. Gabrielle Starr is certainly one of them.…

By Robin White Goode

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career

3 Skills That Take You From College to Career

‘Teamwork, problem solving, and leadership’

Career preparation—even if you’re not exactly sure what you want to do—must be a core…

By Robin White Goode

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class

Help Where and When You Need It — In Class

In-class support just may be the answer to helping struggling college students

The pilot program seeks to address a dire statistic: “The graduation rate for black male…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State

Morgan State Awarded $700K in Grant Funding

Will support HBCU Student Success Project

Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $716,700 grant from Lumina Foundation…

By Robin White Goode

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debt

6 Tips to Avoid Wrangling with Your Student Loan Servicer

Follow this advice and lower the chances that you’ll encounter problems

A lot has been written about this lawsuit—and I want to make sure that Black…

By Robin White Goode

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student loan servicers

Student Loan Servicers Are Not Your Friends

Navient gets hit by three lawsuits in one day

The other day I wrote that student loan servicers are not your friends. I advised…

By Robin White Goode

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segregated schools

Segregated Schools Are Stifling Students of Color

High-poverty schools harm students

Economic Policty Institute researchers have released a comprehensive new report that shows that black and…

By Robin White Goode

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Talladega

Talladega Soars Past $75K Go Fund Me Goal to Raise $600K

Hampton University president supports alma mater’s choice

The Marching Tornadoes had set a modest goal of $75,000 to cover the band’s transportation,…

By Robin White Goode

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1,000 books

Your Child Can Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Are you ready to take this challenge?

I learned about the 1,000 Books Foundation after reading about the 4-year-old phenomenon who has…

By Robin White Goode

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reading

Here’s How To Make Your Child Love to Read

Kids who read more become better readers

I have a friend who used to read her daughter’s high school textbooks to her…

By Robin White Goode

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Boko Haram

BE 100s Billionaire Sponsors Girls Rescued from Boko Haram

College scholarships will help ensure their future

Thankfully, a black American billionaire, Robert Frederick Smith, is reportedly assisting 24 of the kidnapped…

By Robin White Goode

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Text

The Text Effect: Helping Poor Kids Get to College

Texting works in the short-term, but points to a larger problem

Studies show that text reminders help low-income students stay on task and enroll in college,…

By Robin White Goode

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Coalition

See How This Coalition is Helping Black Female Techies

The Research Coalition of Black Women and Girls in Computing is amplifying the voices of black women in computing

The Research Coalition of Black Women and Girls in Computing spoke to BE about celebrating…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Charles Koch

Charles Koch Gives $25.6 Million to Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The billionaire is supporting scholars researching education, criminal justice, entrepreneurship

But Koch is also partnering with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which supports public historically…

By Robin White Goode

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racial wealth gap

That Persistent Racial Wealth Gap

Student loan debt and college affordability remain factors

In particular, I was concerned that for most Americans, this report would be greeted with…

By Robin White Goode

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student loan servicers

Student Loan Servicers: The Best and The Worst

You’d better keep good records

Student loan servicers aren’t your friends. Assume the worst; scrutinize your statements for errors. Keep…

By Robin White Goode

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free

What If College in New York Were Free?

Gov. Cuomo’s proposal would cover 2- and 4-year schools

The plan would supplement existing state and federal grant programs—bridging the notorious gap that often…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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