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Tag: Professional Development
George Mason University Offers Anti-Racist Professional Development Program for Educators
Educators are now welcome to gain professional development pertaining to anti-racist practices at George Mason University through the school’s Transformative Teaching cohort program.
February 16, 2021
Adapt to Advance: Community Colleges as Agile Organizations
When COVID-19 arrived in 2020, community colleges were already adapting to myriad political, economic, social, cultural and technological shifts.
February 9, 2021
UNCF Conference Empowers Student Leaders
More than six dozen juniors, seniors and recent graduates from the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities gathered this week at Gallaudet University for the United Negro College Fund’s 9th annual Student Leadership Conference.
May 30, 2019
Fundraise or Die Trying: Bennett, Cheyney and the Future of HBCUs
In 2019, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are learning the hard way that fundraising over $8.2 million dollars in less than 60 days may not be enough to keep hope alive. The $8.2 million dollar figure refers to the amount raised by North Carolina’s Bennett College between December 2018 and February 2019 as a part of the #StandwithBennett campaign that garnered national attention after celebrities publicly endorsed the college’s effort to retain its accreditation. Yet, despite all of Bennett’s efforts, the college’s accreditation was pulled.
April 8, 2019
JPMorgan Chase Grant to Enhance Aspen Institute’s Community College Leader Development Initiative
The Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program will expand its efforts to train and prepare aspiring and current community college leaders thanks to a new $3.2 million grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation announced this week.
March 19, 2019
Lily Endowment Inc. Donates $9.9M Grant to Support NetVUE Programs
Lilly Endowment Inc., a private philanthropic foundation established by three members of the Lilly family, has donated a $9,912,800 grant to the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to support the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) at independent colleges and universities. “NetVUE member colleges and universities are responding to a hunger among college students […]
January 8, 2019
Student Affairs Goes Digital: Translating Student Support to the World of Online Learning
With nearly a third of all students now taking at least one course online, institutions are grappling with the reality that online is neither fringe or the sole domain of nontraditional students or for-profit colleges.
December 16, 2018
The Mentorship That Keeps Giving
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I wanted to reflect on what I am most grateful for as a current doctoral student. I can go on and on about how fortunate I am to have an adviser like the one I have. Too often, I hear horror stories about advisers who are unsupportive, unreasonable, and simply unwilling to put their own research agendas aside for a moment to help their students find their own voice
December 1, 2018
Human Rights Campaign to Host 13th HBCU Leadership Summit
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC)’s 13th annual HBCU Leadership Summit: “Leading the Truth” will take place in less than a week, welcoming 46 LGBTQ students attending 23 HBCUs around the country. Students will participate in workshops, leadership development opportunities and can network with well-known LGBTQ figures. The summit will occur in Atlanta over the course […]
November 7, 2018
Governing HBCUs for the Future
More scrutiny has been placed on administrative practices, presidential turnover and board of trustees’ decision-making and presidential relations. Historically and contemporarily, this conversation has centered on the HBCU presidency. However, as we move into the HBCU community’s next great era, it is imperative that current ideas around leadership be broadened to include all parties that strategically plan and make decisions for HBCUs.
November 4, 2018
Mentoring Emphasized at TIAA Institute Women’s Leadership Forum
The importance of making an impact on higher education and creating pipelines for diverse talent were salient topics at the TIAA Institute Women’s Leadership Forum held on Thursday in New York City.
October 18, 2018
It’s a Family Reunion: Thurgood Marshall College Fund Teacher Quality and Retention Program
This summer, I attended the best family reunion ever. But here’s the catch; none of us who attended the reunion were actually blood-related. In fact, most of us had never seen each other in our lives. However, the kinship was there from the start and we were definitely a family.
October 16, 2018
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