Tag Archives: City University of New York


Help That Can Make a Big Difference (If You Know About It)

Microgrants help to retain students and get them to graduate

Although this form of institutional aid has been shown to help retain students and get…

By Robin White Goode

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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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Omar Richards, VP of the Black Male Initiative at SUNY/Empire State College, with David Fullard, Ph.D.
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The Black Male Initiative Supports Black Male Achievement

Reaching out to black men in college—and getting results

“Among black dropouts in their late 20’s, more are in prison on a given day—34%—than…

By Robin White Goode

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Good to Go: Strong Hires That Are Ready to Work

How some organizations are preparing students for the workplace

Completing college isn’t enough. Colleges need to produce strong hires that are ready to work.…

By Robin White Goode

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Medgar Evers College President Retiring

Edison O. Jackson leaves distinguished academic legacy

After 20 years, Edison O. Jackson will retire this summer as president of Medgar Evers…

By Renita Burns

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