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Underrepresented Students

Higher Education Can Make a Deeper Difference: Supporting the College Dream for All Students

Karen S. Haynes, Ph.D. | Posted 09.15.2016 | Education
Karen S. Haynes, Ph.D.

Every day on my campus, I encounter and interact with students who at one time thought, or perhaps were told, that college was not a place for them. Unfortunately, too many students with the ability to succeed in college have the same experience.

This MIT Grad Plans To Change The Lives Of Thousands Of Latina Girls

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Luz Rivas graduated from MIT as one of the very few women of Hispanic descent, but now she’s taking the reins to provide other Latinas with experien...

$46,432 vs. $372 -- Community Colleges and Philanthropic Support

Félix Matos Rodríguez | Posted 07.28.2013 | College
Félix Matos Rodríguez

Among many significant findings presented in a recent report from The Century Foundation Task Force on Community Colleges, there was one that truly su...

Finding Students Where They Live

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 06.09.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

In the future, it is likely that the best admissions recruitment strategies will begin with effective use of social media and social media advertising.

Top U.S. High School Hit With Civil Rights, Discrimination Suit

Posted 07.25.2012 | Education

The Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, a prestigious Alexandria, Va. high school, has been hit with a federal civil rights lawsu...