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To assist with the other costs of college besides tuition, the Los Rios Community College District has announced a new $750,000 scholarship for first-year students. Funded by Wells Fargo, SAFE Credit Union, Sutter Health and VSP Global, the scholarship was created as an incentive for students to enroll in college. Photos by Dianne Rose Photography “We just recognize that for our students, there so many other barriers in addition to
PITTSBURGH – Using education and activism to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline is an ongoing battle that is as fierce as ever, according to speakers on the opening day of the 2019 Summer Educator Forum presented by the Center for Education at the University of Pittsburgh. In panel discussions and breakout sessions Thursday, scholars and other experts in education, criminal justice and restorative justice talked about strategies in line with this
The higher education system in the United States is widely heralded as the best in the world. Students from all over the world come to the U.S. to study. In spite of its stellar reputation, looks can be deceiving. Why? Because only 10% of colleges and universities can be thought of as world-class, 40% are average, and the remaining 50% are laughable. This means that at least half of America’s
Hampshire College has appointed its eighth president, Dr. Edward Wingenbach. . “We welcome Ed to Hampshire — he embodies the many ideals that our students, staff, faculty, and alumni bring to our community,” Board Chairman Luis Hernandez said. “We are ready to support him in our important next steps forward and to work together with a sense of renewal and hope.” Wingenbach spent the last six months as acting president
However, bachelor's degrees continue to pay off in the job market, a benefit that will be key for colleges to communicate to students.
Other politicians have appeared at the North Carolina institution in the past. Under the First Amendment, a free-speech expert says, it couldnâ€™t say no to the president.
Dr. James L. Moore, III, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at Ohio State University was honored with the ICIE – MACH III Award for Leadership in Gifted Education and Creativity at the 17th Annual International Conference on: Excellence, Innovation, & Creativity in Basic-Higher Education & Psychology, Dr. James L. Moore III Presented by the Minority Achievement, Creativity, and High Ability Center (MACH III) and the
To further study stroke rehabilitation, Dr. Allison Hyngstrom, associate professor and chair of the physical therapy department in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University, received a $2.3 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Allison Hyngstrom Hyngstrom will collaborate with Dr. Matthew Durand, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin, in a five year study titled “Ischemic Conditioning and
When I was a freshman in high school, I was walking to my geometry class for sixth period. A loud voice boomed down the hall, “Hey, Korean trash, go home!” In an almost exclusively White high school, I knew that the insult was being hurled at me. Jessica Fry Laughter rang and my face burned as I watched my peers slap the aggressor on the back in congratulatory fashion. I
Big donations to two-year colleges rose from $2.5 million in 2009 to $54 million last year, according to a Chronicle of Philanthropy analysis. Even the metal band Metallica is chipping in.
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