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Black Pittsburgh Steeler Is Now a Neurosurgeon at Harvard

Myron Rolle will start training to tackle brain injuries

Next month Rolle, a 6′ 2″ former safety with the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers…

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Disastrous Trump Budget Could Deter Future Violas

Priorities don't include education or the arts

Viola Davis’s hard, hungry childhood has a spectacularly happy ending, thanks in part to programs…

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3 Facts I Learned About Harvard’s Black Graduation Ceremony

The ceremony shows unity, community

When I first heard about the black graduation ceremony at Harvard, I was opposed to…

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Harvard Student Submits Rap Album as Senior Thesis, Earns Honors

This 20-year-old's creativity and lyricism

Rather than writing a traditional thesis paper, 20-year-old Obasi Shaw became the first student at…

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HBCU Student Shines at the 2017 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship

The diverse tournament is presented by BE 100s company CastleOak Securities

In the individual competition, Tiana Jones won a five-stroke victory over her opponent, making last…

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Not Enough of Us Are Graduating from College—And Here’s Why

Higher education doesn't have to mean a four-year degree

Two years ago my husband and I watched nearly bursting with pride and joy as…

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Borrowing Money for College? It’ll Cost More to Pay it Back

Undergraduate, graduate, and PLUS loans all affected

Borrow intelligently—and pay your loans back in a way that makes sense for your pocketbook.…

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3 Tips for Parents of Graduating Seniors

How to support your adult child’s transition from student to young professional

Congratulations! Your child is graduating from college—but parents of graduating seniors all over are wondering:…

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Writing Skills—Does College Really Improve Them?

Researcher urges colleges to measure student improvement over four years in school

A researcher at Rice University urges colleges to measure students’ writing skills to see if…

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Howard’s Very Own Displays Brilliance and Entrepreneurship

Prominent HBCU hosts third annual business summit

What do bad and boogie, innovation, and Fifth Avenue fashion have in common? All were…

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College Senior Born on Mother’s Day Now Saves Mothers

Student’s work addresses maternal mortality rate in Texas

Dominique Earland wasn’t just born on Mother’s Day—in a sense her birthright became her destiny.…

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High School Seniors Still Leaving Money on the Table

To increase FAFSA submissions, studies show that students need explicit guidance to navigate the paperwork

The most important of these prompts? Urging students to set aside a specific date and…

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Coaching as an Addendum to College

Helping some students find their way

“Education is very important, but it does not prepare students to make career choices or…

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Nicki Minaj Helps Pay For Her Fans to Go to College

In need of a few extra dollars to pay for college? You may want to tweet at Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj sporadically decided to help over a dozen of her Twitter fans pay their…

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Black Families Bear Greatest College Cost Burden

The Institute for College Access & Success reveals higher costs for lower-income families

Of black college students, 64% come from families that earn less than $30,000.

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HP Announces Business Challenge Program with HBCUs

Part of its efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in hiring

“We need to reinvent a standard for diversity and recognize the ingrained and subtle biases…

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HBCU Student Among the 8 Black Truman Scholars

Students plan to be leaders in public service

The organization selects young people who are committed to leadership in public service and supports…

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Selective Colleges Enroll Few Pell Grant Recipients

Georgetown Center finds that elite colleges can do more to enroll low income students

According to new analysis from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, the…

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10 Ways Anyone Can Save Money in College

Jar budgets, student discounts and more strategies.

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Today, it is imperative for students to graduate college with the least amount…

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“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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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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