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Blaming the Victim From a Position of Power

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 11.14.2014 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

The situation at Lincoln University and President Jennings' comments should give us pause and force us to reconsider the messages that we give to young women about rape and sexual assault. Are we supportive, or do we blame the victim? Do our college and university policies protect the survivors (in this case, women), or do they merely protect the institution?

Student Success: Words of Wisdom

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 12.15.2014 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

The ways in which colleges and universities support student achievement in colleges and universities are very much contextual -- sensitive to the needs of their students, and hopefully to those from underprivileged backgrounds.

Meeting the Needs of LGBT Students: Fayetteville State University is a Role Model

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 12.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Marybeth Gasman

Fayetteville State University is stepping out as a leader among HBCUs, setting an example for other institutions and challenging those who deny LGBT students their livelihood by failing to give them a supportive learning environment.

What Does a Change to the Greek System Mean for the Historic Black Sororities and Fraternities?

Rev. Gil Caldwell | Posted 11.29.2013 | Black Voices
Rev. Gil Caldwell

The history, heritage and hope that is deeply embedded in black organizational and institutional life is lost when it is assumed that racial integration is a one-way street.

The Right Approach: Tennessee State University's New President

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 03.12.2013 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

Finally, Tennessee State University (TSU) has new leadership. Her name is Glenda Glover and she is an alumna of the institution.

Being White at a Black College: An Interview

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

Having a racially diverse group of HBCU alumni helps to communicate the merits of these institutions to a larger and more diverse audience. Telling the HBCU story on a wider scale can be nothing but beneficial.

College Pays Off More For One Group

Posted 06.17.2013 | Los Angeles

More than any other group in California, African Americans stand to gain the most significant lift out of poverty from earning a college degree, accor...

Hampton Made Me This Way

Danyelle Gary | Posted 10.03.2011 | College
Danyelle Gary

I made the right decision. Hampton University is exactly where I am meant to be. My education reaches far beyond the focus of academics. My professors genuinely care about my future success and what's going on in my life.