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Tag: Student support
Temple Promoting Healthy Attitude Toward Grad Student Success
Embracing its role as an urban institution, Temple University provides opportunities for graduate students of diverse backgrounds and interests. Temple has a legacy of diversity initiatives dating back to the Future Faculty Program for underrepresented students, which was founded in 1988.
August 26, 2019
OSU Graduate School Dean Discusses ‘Great Strides’ in Diversity
A host of programs and initiatives at the Ohio State University Graduate School are contributing not only to higher numbers for African-Americans, but to increases among Hispanics and other underrepresented groups, as well.
August 26, 2019
Corporate Model ‘Chipping Away’ at Essence of Academy: Five Issues
As universities nationwide are implementing the corporate model, faculty need to deal with issues of how the model is spreading to many aspects of university life and is negatively impacting students, especially first-generation students.
July 22, 2019
Dr. Constanza Cabello Named VP for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement at Framingham State University
Dr. Constanza “Connie” Cabello has been named the first-ever vice president for diversity, inclusion and community engagement at Framingham State University in Massachusetts. Cabello, currently the director of intercultural affairs and assistant to the president for institutional diversity at Stonehill College, will began her new role on July 15. She will be joined by incoming […]
May 14, 2019
CCCSE Reports Offers Insight into Connection Between Mindset and Student Success
The ways in which community colleges and other institutions structure their students’ learning experience through policy, pedagogy and practice can play a significant role in shaping students’ academic mindset, according to a new report released this week from the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE).
April 9, 2019
Community College Administrator Focuses on Student Success
Dr. J. Gregory “Greg” Hodges began his career as a third grade public school teacher, and had planned to stay in elementary education for the rest of his life. However, his career path took a turn and he soon became exposed to the higher education sphere.
March 4, 2019
Community College Leader and Advocate to Step Down after 20 Years
It is a bittersweet moment for LaGuardia Community College president Dr. Gail O. Mellow, who announced that she is stepping down after more than 20 years of service to the institution.
March 1, 2019
Report Envisions Path Forward for Educational Equity in Tennessee
Tennessee’s work to increase its residents’ postsecondary attainment levels through initiatives such as the “Drive to 55” campaign, Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect has positioned the state as a national model, but leaders must not get complacent with the progress made thus far.
February 26, 2019
HSI Pathways Program Aims to Increase Hispanic Representation in the Professoriate
The goal of the HSI Pathways program is to increase the number of Latino faculty in the humanities. Funded by a five-year, $5.1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the program is on track to prepare 90 students from Florida International University, the University of Texas El Paso and California State University, Northridge – all Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs) – for careers in academia.
February 25, 2019
Diversity Abroad Conference to Focus on Inclusive Excellence in Global Education
More than 700 senior international administrators, student affairs professionals, study abroad office staff, faculty and more will gather in Boston for Diversity Abroad’s 7th Annual Conference this March.
February 20, 2019
UTSA’s Urban Education Institute Brings Data, Support to Local Education Stakeholders
Former Texas state representative Dr. Michael Villarreal is working to make the new Urban Education Institute at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) a trusted community partner for education stakeholders looking to improve educational attainment, outcomes and economic earnings for San Antonio’s students.
February 15, 2019
Concordia University Texas Receives Hispanic-Serving Institution Designation
Concordia University Texas, a small, liberal arts and sciences institution in Austin, is the latest school to be designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.
January 22, 2019
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