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Former K-12 Teacher Voted AERA President-Elect

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Maisha T. Winn has been elected to a leadership post at the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Dr. Maisha T Winn The association announced that Winn will join the AERA Council as president-elect in 2024–2025, ahead of her presidency, which begins at the conclusion of the association’s 2025 annual meeting. She will succeed Dr. Janelle Scott, who will assume the AERA presidency April 14, 2024, at the close of the association’s 2024 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.

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IDR Recertification Deadline Delayed Until Late 2024: What it Means For You

Student Loan Planner

On Friday March 1, Department of Ed decided to abruptly delay recertification of Income Driven Repayment (IDR) for borrowers until “no earlier than late September 2024.” For many borrowers, this could mean that you don't have to share information about your current income until mid to late 2025. Borrowers who were asked to recertify already… The post IDR Recertification Deadline Delayed Until Late 2024: What it Means For You appeared first on Student Loan Planner.

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Center for Politics and Race Honors Late New Jersey Lt. Governor

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Center for Politics and Race in America at Rutgers University-Newark has been named in honor of the first Black woman in New Jersey to hold statewide office, Lt. Gov. Sheila Y. Oliver , who died while in office Aug. 1, 2023. "Lt. Gov. Oliver's legacy will continue to inspire our center as we expand access to public service as a profession and promote research and public policy that confronts systemic inequalities,” said Dr.

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Parent PLUS Loans: An Unconventional Back-to-School Consolidation Loophole That’s Closing Soon

Student Loan Planner

As a Parent PLUS Loan borrower, you might’ve gotten a federal student loan for your child’s education as an act of love. In return, you might’ve gotten a pretty bum deal. That’s because this type of education loan comes with an interest rate on the high end and limited access to repayment options. Some Parent… The post Parent PLUS Loans: An Unconventional Back-to-School Consolidation Loophole That’s Closing Soon appeared first on Student Loan Planner.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Alabama's IVF Ruling Impacts Patients and Med Students

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Hopeful parents in Alabama are watching and waiting for Gov. Kay Ivey’s signature after Alabama’s legislature pushed through bills meant to protect in vitro fertilization (IVF). The two bills, from both the House and Senate, were introduced less than two weeks after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled frozen embryos were children, making their destruction, a common byproduct of the IVF process, illegal.

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Howard Awarded Nearly $1M for HIV Prevention Among Black Women

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Gilead Sciences Inc. has awarded a grant worth nearly $1 million to the Howard University College of Medicine to promote HIV prevention among Black women and girls. Gilead Sciences recently announced awards totaling $12.6 million in grants to the medical school’s Department of Pediatrics and Child Health and 18 other organizations as part of its new Setting the P.A.C.E.

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Volume Alert: Dive into the Latest on Student Aid and Pell Grant Eligibility

College Aid Services

Two volumes from the 2024-2025 Federal Student Aid Handbook regarding student eligibility for awards, parent borrowers, and Pell Grants are now publicly available. To access all nine volumes of the handbook or submit any questions that you may have, visit FSA’s Knowledge Center as well as their Customer Support webpages. Specifically, Federal Student Aid published… More » Volume Alert: Dive into the Latest on Student Aid and Pell Grant Eligibility The post Volume Alert: Dive into the

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YATHISH RAMENA

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Yathish Ramena Yathish Ramena has been named director of the Center of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He holds several degrees, including a master’s in aquaculture from Acharya Nagarjuan University in India, a master’s in animal biotechnology from Bharathidasan University in India, and a doctorate in aquaculture from the University of Arkansas.

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6 Ways to Motivate Your Team to Overcome Adversity: Life After FAFSA® Simplification

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They say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb — a reference to the weather, of course. For financial aid professionals this is an apt description of what we hope March will bring in terms … Read more ».

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Foundation Awards $3M to Winners of The Great Admissions Redesign Challenge

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Lumina Foundation in Indianapolis has announced the winners of The Great Admissions Redesign. The Great Admissions Redesign seeks to revolutionize the admissions process and increase accessibility to higher education for all students, particularly those not admitted in proportion to their shares of the U.S. population. Melanie Heath "COVID, shifting testing requirements, and legal rulings have caused significant disruptions in college admissions," said Melanie Heath, strategy director at Lum

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Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Advising Award Winners announced

Missouri State Academic Advising and Transfer Cent

Dr. Aida Hass-Wisecup, Dr. Billie Follensbee and Heather M. Luellen will be recognized as the recipients of the 2024 Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Advising Awards at the Kathy J. Davis Master Advisor Reception on March 19, 2024, from 4-5 p.m. in the Union Club in Plaster Student Union. Each will be presented with a plaque and $1,500 award. Hass-Wisecup is a professor and graduate program director in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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LYNDA BATISTE

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Lynda Batiste Lynda Batiste has been named senior vice president of finance and chief operating officer at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Batiste holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as a Ph.D. in urban higher education from Jackson State University in Mississippi.

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Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Advising Award Winners Announced

Missouri State Academic Advising and Transfer Cent

Dr. Aida Hass-Wisecup, Dr. Billie Follensbee, and Heather M. Luellen will be recognized as the recipients of the 2024 Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Advising Awards at the Kathy J. Davis Master Advisor Reception on March 19, 2024, from 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. in the Union Club in Plaster Student Union. Each will be presented with a plaque and $1500 award.