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National Higher Education Summit Explores Role of Data, Innovation

Panels discuss strategies that help students stay the course

The National Higher Education Summit hosted by the National Urban League and USA Funds held…

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What it Takes to Graduate From College

Students need emotional support and academic preparation

Discussing college completion and attainment at the National Higher Education Summit, panelists explored what’s working…

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National Higher Education Summit Spotlights Student Equity and Opportunity

National Urban League and USA Funds host college completion conference

The National Higher Education Summit hosted by the National Urban League and USA Funds, which…

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Buy off campus. Nearly all school supplies sold in on-campus book stores are more expensive than in stores located in town. “If possible, especially when you are making bulk purchases, make the trip off campus to buy school supplies,” recommends Jesse Ryan, managing director at Accounting Principals. “Sometimes local vendors even sell campus spirit wear for nearly half the price,” he adds.

HBCU Grads Have Higher Sense of Well-Being Than Black Non-HBCU Grads

What can other schools learn from their approach?

A recent Gallup poll shows that HBCU grads experience higher levels of well-being–including engagement at…

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NUL National Higher Education Summit to Focus on Equity, Affordability

200 leaders will gather to talk higher education and completion

By every measure, the nation’s higher education system is failing the nation’s poor and minorities,…

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National Urban League Education Summit Discusses Learning and Success

Leaders in government, education, and business talk college, career, and success for students of color

A gathering of minds at the National Higher Education Summit – Building an Equity &…

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Marc Morial, President & CEO, National Urban League

Project Ready: A Pipeline to Post-Secondary Success

Equipping our children for the future

Project Ready, a college preparation program developed by the National Urban League, supports underserved college-bound…

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On-Campus Smoothie Truck Business on Track for $1 Million

Keon Davis shares four pieces of advice to aspiring entrepreneurs

How one entrepreneur is cashing in on the tastebuds of college students, with an innovative…

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Bipartisan Rewrite of ‘No Child Left Behind’ Passes Senate

But civil rights groups say the bill is ‘not acceptable’

The Senate passes a bipartisan rewrite of No Child Left Behind, but whether President Obama…

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Black Lives Matter in School, Too

Public schools must do a better job of preparing our youth

Sacramento, California, Mayor Kevin Johnson asserts that black lives matter in school, and that public…

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Marc Morial, President & CEO, National Urban League

Making Certain Every Child Achieves

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act must be robust to ensure the educational rights of all children

Marc Morial of the National Urban League presses for a robust reauthorized ESEA bill to…

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State of Black America Report: Minorities See Boost in Equality, But Gap Still Exists

National Urban League tackles critical issues on jobs, education and justice

National Urban League says “the state of Black America is in crisis,” and the report…

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[EXCLUSIVE] John Rogers & Charles Tribbett Talk the Value of Black Corporate Directors

How efforts set stage for development of more innovative, competitive companies

John Rogers and Charles Tribbett share how black board participation helps drive the advancement of…

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Larenz Tate Honored in LA by Urban League Young Professionals

Actor is acknowledged for his work with black males involved within the probation system

LA Urban League Young Professionals honors the actor for his work with black males…

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At ‘REBIRTH!’, N.Y. Urban League’s Young Professionals Raise Money for Education

Manhattan's finest celebrate a great cause

Urban League’s Young Professionals are dedicated to change.

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National Urban League Launches $70 Million Expansion to Increase Jobs Resources

Initiative includes nationwide advocacy campaign and programs

The “Jobs Rebuild America: Employ, Educate, Empower” encompasses a series of public and private investments…

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Preview Our World: Is Today’s Social Activism a Movement, or Just a Moment?

Our esteemed panel of guests discuss the validity of the increase in protests around issues like Trayvon Martin's death and Occupy Wall Street

In the wake of protests for Trayvon Martin and Occupy Wall Street, Our World gathers…

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How 10,000 Small Businesses Can Get Capital

Goldman Sach's 10,000 Small Businesses initiative aimed at under-served communities

Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Businesses initiative aimed at under-served communities

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Preparing for the Marathon To Rebuild Our Wealth

Based on the racial divide in the economic gap, a lot has to be done to rebuild our buying power

While America dealt with the Great Recession of 2007-2009, overwhelming numbers of minority households suffered…

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3 Tips for Organizing a Major Event

In five years Tanya Hall grew the Global Fusion Festival into one of Philly's biggest events and she's ready to share her knowledge

Global Fusion Festival director Tanya Hall offers fellow event organizers her three surefire ways to…

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