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SUNY Cortland Program Places Qualified Teachers of Color in Urban Schools

Pushing open the doors to the school’s gym, a visitor is struck by the joyful noise of children exercising to pop music. Mr. D,...

Collaborative Offers Resources for STEM Role Models and Mentoring

The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) is a network of public and private sector organizations dedicated to maximizing access to STEM resources for girls....

Staff Mentoring Programs Help Employees Thrive on Campus

The staff mentoring program at the University of Cincinnati (UC) isn’t just a two-way street. At times, it’s more like a whole intersection. Take the...

Though Lacking in Diversity, Higher Education Business Officers Aspire to Drive...

As members of college and university presidents’ cabinets, chief business officers (CBOs) are charged with managing millions and, in some instances, billions of dollars...

Business Case Competitions Provide Avenues for Leadership Development and Future Success

As a high school student, Maysa Alqaisi enjoyed public speaking and participated in numerous debates and mock trials. Later, at the University of Texas...

INSIGHT Q&A: Damon A. Williams, PhD

Years after the release of his books on diversity leadership in higher education, the need for even greater change remains The groundbreaking books by Damon A....

Asian American Students Find Academic, Cultural Support at UIC

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) — a population projected to reach nearly 40 million people by 2050, according to U.S. Census Bureau data...

A Programmatic Approach to Ensuring the Success of First-Generation, Low-Income Students

Although college access continues to be a central focus for first-year, first-generation, and low-income students, campus engagement, involvement, and awareness are equally critical to...

Oklahoma State Takes Top-Down Approach to Building an Inclusive Campus Community

For diversity and inclusion efforts to be successful, they need to be all-encompassing and campuswide, according to Oklahoma State University (OSU). As such, the university...

BUILDING BONDS: Penn State Law Supports Minority Students Via Mentorship

College enrollment has been on the rise since 1990 and is projected to continue. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, this increase...

Corporate Partnership Eases Transition for Female Veterans

Nonprofit organization American Corporate Partners (ACP) says it will provide a minimum of 500 free, personalized corporate mentorships to post-9/11 female veterans as they...

Asians and Pacific Islanders Are Scarce in Higher Ed Leadership, but...

While it is unclear just how many Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) hold senior-level positions in higher education, some people may be surprised to...

Ascend Helps Pan-Asian Business Professionals Soar to New Heights

While Asians tend to be well represented in North American businesses, their numbers are much smaller in corporate leadership positions. Specifically, only 18 percent of...

Mentoring Program for Native American Youth Planned at Grand Valley State...

Students and faculty at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Allendale, Mich., are preparing to translate a successful mentoring program into one focused on...

Programs Ensure Student-Athletes Capitalize on Transferable Skills

According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), only a small percentage of college athletes go on to compete professionally or at the Olympic...

Maryville’s Life Coaches Help Students Navigate the Complexities of College

This fall, Maryville University in St. Louis, Mo., began using life coaches as a way to help students develop their personal, academic, and professional...