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Tag: Black students

Addressing the Lack of Black Mental Health Professionals

Over the last year, Black communities experienced an inordinate amount of hardship. A recent study of first-year college students by the University of North...

Hesabu Circle Connects Black Mathematicians and Students

Kagba Suaray, a professor of mathematics at California State University, Long Beach, recently created a unique program to combat racial inequities in his field. Hesabu Circle,...

Georgetown Law Professor Fired After She Complained About Black Students During...

Sandra Sellers, an adjunct Georgetown University (GU) law professor, was terminated on Thursday after a leaked video captured her saying disparaging remarks about Black...

Former Participants Express Concerns with Google’s Pipeline Program for Black College...

Former participants in Google’s Howard West program say the pipeline initiative meant to increase the number of Black students in tech was riddled with...

Education Department Targets Black and Latinx College Students for FAFSA Audits,...

The U.S. Department of Education disproportionately selects Black and Latinx college students for audits on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), The...

Microaggressions: The Hidden Retention Killer

While Black people comprise about 13 percent of the national population, a recent report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) shows that...

Black Student Presidents Take Lead at Predominantly White institutions

In 2020, a year benchmarked with a tumultuous history, students at colleges and universities across the country voiced their concerns about racial discrimination, social...

Syracuse University Hopes to Double Black Enrollment in College of Law...

For Syracuse University College of Law Dean Craig Boise, 10 percent African American enrollment in the 125-year-old college wasn’t good enough, even though that...

Comprehensive Report Reveals New Insights about Diversity in Higher Ed

The American Council on Education (ACE) recently released a report on race and ethnicity in higher education in the United States. According to ACE,...

Black Engineer of the Year Award Winner Pursues Student Engagement in...

As a young boy, Cory Weathers didn’t know repairing his grandmother’s stereo system would help shape his future into becoming an award-winning military aerospace...

Racist Messages Sent to Black University of Pennsylvania Students Lead to...

An incident involving racist messages sent to African American students at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) has led to the temporary suspension of a...