Tag Archives: Education

(Maurice Nick studied abroad, spending four weeks in Sri Lanka, while he was an undergrad at the University of Maryland – College Park}

[BE Education Package] My Experience Abroad: Sri Lanka

University of Maryland alum spent four weeks in Sri Lanka

Maurice Nick studied abroad, spending four weeks in Sri Lanka, while working toward his graduate…

By Cristie Leondis

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New Man on Campus: John Williams, President of Muhlenberg College

Lehigh Valley school seeks to increase diversity, develop mentoring network

A small, liberal arts college in Pennsylvania that started out as a Lutheran seminary, Muhlenberg…

By Robin White Goode

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African American Students Win Marshall Scholarships

Scholars will study at a British university for up to two years

The Marshall Scholarships program was established by an act of the British Parliament and is…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Black Students Excel at Top Colleges

Memo to Justice Antonin Scalia

Comparing students with similar test scores, black students at the most selective schools are more…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Nigerians Who Escaped Boko Haram Graduate From Texas HBCU

Mother and two daughters earn honors after family relocates to U.S.

Before the tragic story of the more than 200 Nigerian girls who were abducted from…

By Janell Hazelwood

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HBCUs Are Still The Solution

Historically black colleges do a lot more with a lot less

Publisher and Chairman Earl G. Graves Sr. states unequivocally that historically black colleges are still…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Amber Cuff, Howard U. alum and former London exchange student

[BE Education Package] My Experience Abroad: London, England, UK

Howard alum Amber Cuff spent a semester in London

London is a wonderful city, even better than I thought it would be. It is…

By Sonja Mack

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[BE Education Package] Despite Paris, It’s Still Important to Study Abroad

Less than 10% of American students pursue international education

Only 9% of American students study abroad during their college years—of those, 75% are white;…

By Robin White Goode

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The Common Black College Application: What You Need to Know

The CBCA reduces expenses and makes it easy to apply to HBCUs

The Common Black College Application can be used by students to apply to several historically…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Got Computer Science? You Should

Computer Science Education Week is Dec. 7 – 13

BlackEnterprise.com sat down with Jeffrey R.N. Forbes, associate professor of the practice of computer science…

By Robin White Goode

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Are You Thankful for Your College Education?

Was the hard work worth it?

During this season of Thanksgiving, are you thankful that you went to college? That’s what…

By Robin White Goode

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Honorees (from left): Marcus Thompson, Melissa Nobles, and Paula Hammond. Image: Clinton Blackburn ‘03

Black MIT Faculty and Alumni Continue Legacy of Achievement

Three notable MIT professors were honored as part of 'the family'

The Black Alumni of MIT (BAMIT) honored the recent appointments of three notable Massachusetts Institute…

By Chanel Martin

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Arne Duncan: 7 Steps Toward More Inclusive Campus Environments

Campus leaders lay out solutions to foster supportive educational environments

This month, we convened campus leaders from around the country — presidents, faculty, legal experts,…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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The Nation’s Oldest Private HBCU, Wilberforce University, Maintains Its Accreditation

Full accreditation is restored to Wilberforce University, the nation's oldest private HBCU

The HLC Board of Trustees based its action on the institution satisfactorily meeting all five…

By Kandia Johnson

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(l to r) Ione and Ellen Rucker (Source: WE TV)

The Rucker Sisters Talk Managing Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Motherhood

These God-fearing, southern belles were taught that the world is limitless

Education has always been the focal point for success in the Rucker family. Born into…

By Daron Pressley

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Poverty and Disadvantage Hurts Boys More Than Girls

Even in the womb, boys are more affected by stress

Boys in the U.S. are falling behind, but boys in disadvantaged homes, or who are…

By Robin White Goode

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No Services for Gifted Children in Communities of Color

Concerned about 'the lack of equality," one mom says

Officials at the city’s Department of Education say there aren’t enough children who score high…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Arne Duncan: Accreditors to Receive Greater Scrutiny

Student debt is rising. Graduation rates aren't.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan is preparing to unveil a package of proposals aimed at forcing…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Interview With Author of RIISE Roadmap to Independent School Success & Beyond

E-guide to independent school culture seeks to equip families of color

RIISE Founder and President Gina Parker Collins discusses the unique education journey independent schools can…

By Robin White Goode

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U.K. School Bans Computers and iPads—at Home, Too

Students at London Acorn School learn without screens of any kind

A school in London for pupils up to age 14 bans the use of all…

By Robin White Goode

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