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Tag: Upward Bound Program
Celebrations for First-Gen Students Expand in Year Two
The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE), in partnership with the Center for First-Generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA and The Suder Foundation, has announced the second annual First-Generation College Celebration.
October 22, 2018
Famous Actress and Family Reflect on the Impact of Upward Bound
Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winning actress Viola Davis and her sisters said that participating in TRIO programs transformed their lives.
September 16, 2018
Michigan State Expected to Fund Upward Bound
Officials say that Michigan State University will fund its Upward Bound college prep program for Lansing high school students, ensuring that the program would not be shut down because of the university’s technical error in a grant application.
April 20, 2017
Clerical Oversight Shuts Down Michigan State Upward Bound Program
A technical error will cost Michigan State University about $480,000 in federal funding but it will be underserved high school students from Lansing, Mich., who will be short-changed.
April 13, 2017
Federal Program Helps Nebraska Students Stay in School
By Associated Press COLUMBUS, Neb. — A federal program at Central Community College in Columbus is helping low-income, first-generation or disabled students remain in school. The Columbus Telegram reports that TRIO is an organization through the U.S. Department of Education with programs designed to identify and help those from disadvantaged backgrounds achieve their educational and […]
January 25, 2016
Careers in Higher Education Special Report
In this edition, Diverse features Dr. Arnold Mitchem, who recently stepped down as president of the Council of Opportunity in Education after a long and illustrious career, as well as advocate for TRIO programs. Diverse also reports on Dr. Carl Hart, one of the nation’s top neuroscience researchers on drugs, Dr. Kwame Anthony Appiah, philosopher and champion of Black studies, and the number of senior college presidents that are still on the job.
November 8, 2013
The Value of TRIO to the Community
The clash between liberal and conservative values in the U.S. has never been more prevalent than it is when manifested in policies to promote higher education.
October 17, 2013
Education Group Sponsors ‘Bake Sale’ to Highlight Federal Budget Sequester Cuts
The Washington-based Committee for Education Funding organization found a novel way Wednesday to dramatize the effects of the federal budget sequestration.
September 25, 2013
In Era of Accountability, Let’s Use Proper Evaluations
Periodically, we will share Letters to the Editor that we feel will further shed light on the complex issues that abound in higher education.
April 15, 2013
Savannah State President Defends TRIO in Congress
When Savannah State University president Cheryl Dozier addressed a U.S. House subcommittee Wednesday about the impact of cuts to the federal TRIO programs, she said there was “no doubt” that TRIO helps students succeed.
March 13, 2013
TRIO Program Advocates Seek Support in Congress
TRIO program advocates made a timely plea for congressional support of what is the federal government’s oldest group of college outreach and retention programs for low-income and aspiring first-generation college students.
February 6, 2013
TRIO Leader Says Freeze Puts Programs at Risk
Advocates for federal TRIO college access and support programs are disappointed that, in actions from the $787 billion stimulus package to a multibillion-dollar college aid package, there was little or no discussion of TRIO.
March 23, 2010
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