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San Diego Mesa College, Sacramento City College and Butte College are the latest community colleges to launch a student support program geared toward foster youth in higher education. The expansion of NextUp – a program housed under the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) – to 15 additional California community colleges will help new host institutions promote foster youth’s academic success in higher education. The program will provide students with
Figures show one in four of colleges failed to admit a single black British student each year between 2015 and 2017Oxford’s glacial progress in attracting students from diverse backgrounds has been revealed in figures showing that more than one in four of its colleges failed to admit a single black British student each year between 2015 and 2017.Several of the most prestigious colleges, including Balliol, University and Magdalen, each admitted
How a commitment to widening access has led to a rise in admissions of state school pupilsWhile many Oxford colleges struggle to admit a diverse range of undergraduates, Wadham College stands out as showing what can be done when a college’s leadership and governing body are committed to the cause of widening access.While some colleges such as Mansfield, Somerville, St John’s and Lady Margaret Hall have also developed innovative access
As an academic, I am constantly traveling to present at conferences, network and create change in communities. The one question I am always asked is, “Where are you from?” My response is Salt Lake City, Utah. It is my home, and not the answer people expect to hear. I get one of two replies: First, are you Mormon? Second, I didn’t think people of color lived there. Rap artist, Tupac Shakur, first
Employers are increasingly using online social media sites (SMS) such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to screen job candidates. In 2016, the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) reported that 84 percent of organizations use SMS to screen new employees, an increase of 41 percent from 2015. Over one-third (36%) of organizations reported that job candidates were disqualified for employment due to information found (e.g., inappropriate text or comments, unsuitable
In March, the Mormon university sponsored a panel on LGBT issues â€” something it had never done before. How it got there is a story of mixed motivations and incremental progress.
Running a lemonade stand may be the most entrepreneurial project that many students get to experience. But increasingly, schools leaders want to take the spirit of these old-fashioned projects and create more—and more meaningful—opportunities for students and teachers alike to think creatively and build skills that will prepare them for future careers.In districts like Boston Public Schools, officials have set up new teams devoted to rethink everything from professional development
Faculty members wrote a letter accusing university leaders of having "kept wrongdoing quiet."
In a letter they accused University of Southern California leaders of having â€œkept wrongdoing quiet.â€
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri will raise in-state, undergraduate tuition by 1 percent beginning this fall. The increase was announced in a press release Monday, after university officials reached a deal with state lawmakers to keep higher education funding stable. Out-of-state and graduate students, however, will see their tuition increase by 2.1 percent, the maximum allowed under a current law that allows tuition to increase in
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