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From Past to Present: New Book Explores the Importance of HBCUs

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Drs. Marybeth Gasman and Levon T. Esters have written an important and useful historiography of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. HBCU: The Power of Historically Black Colleges and Universities , published by Johns Hopkins University Press, provides personal anecdotes from past and present HBCU students and leaders about the critical role that these storied institutions have played throughout history.

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Embracing a New Chapter: My Ambitions and Aspirations for the New Year at University

Student Minds

Our author shares her thoughts and feelings about the new year and what her aims are. - Anon As the new year begins, I find myself standing at the threshold of a fresh chapter in my academic journey. The canvas of 2024 awaits, and with it, an array of ambitions and aspirations that I am eager to bring to fruition during my time at university. First and foremost, the advent of a new year invites reflection and the setting of goals.

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College Fund Offers American Indian Law School Scholarship to Attend Harvard Law

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The American Indian College Fund has announced its third American Indian Law School Scholarship for a student entering Harvard Law School in the fall of 2024. The scholarship, made possible by a $1 million gift from an anonymous donor, covers tuition and all costs of attendance for an American Indian or Alaska Native law student enrolled in Harvard Law School’s three-year course of study.

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The crucial role of orientation and transition programs in Australian hgher education

Symplicity

Entering college is a stressful and exciting time for any student. Whether they are a first year student at a big university or small, there is a lot to manage on both the student, parent, and university side. Such programs play a vital role in helping new students acclimate to university life, fostering a sense of belonging, and providing essential information and support.

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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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Recruiters, Students Differ on New Grad Career Readiness

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The perception between college graduates and potential employers of the new grads’ competencies differs widely, according to research by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). National Association of Colleges and Employers New grads and employers agree on what student proficiencies are necessary — graduating seniors ranked communication, critical thinking, and teamwork as the three most important competencies for a job candidate to develop to be considered career ready on a 2

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Dr. Orlando Taylor: A Person to Emulate

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The first time I stepped into the offices of Diverse Issues In Higher Education , I was with Dr. Orlando Taylor. He took me there to meet his long-time colleague and co-founder of the magazine, Dr. Bill Cox. As I listened to their wide-ranging conversation, about people they knew, or had known, and projects they worked on together, I was taken by the longevity of their connection to each other.

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Student Loans with Automatic Payments: Helpful or Harmful?

Student Loan Planner

Student loan borrowers have enough to worry about with their student loan payments. One convenient way to make repayment easier is setting up automatic payments for your student loan. This leaves one less thing to worry about, and it will send your monthly payment to your lender or servicer on time. Many loan servicers offer… The post Student Loans with Automatic Payments: Helpful or Harmful?

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LEE ANN BOHN

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Lee Ann Bohn Lee Ann Bohn has been named chief operating officer at Maricopa County Community College District in Arizona. She served as assistant manager for Maricopa County. Bohn holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and social work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s in public policy from the State University of New York in Albany.

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Student Loans with Automatic Payments: Helpful or Harmful?

Student Loan Planner

Student loan borrowers have enough to worry about with their student loan payments. One convenient way to make repayment easier is setting up automatic payments for your student loan. This leaves one less thing to worry about, and it will send your monthly payment to your lender or servicer on time. Many loan servicers offer… The post Student Loans with Automatic Payments: Helpful or Harmful?

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February Is American Heart Month

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One out of every four deaths each year is caused by heart disease. Heart attacks occur when the flow of blood to the heart is severely reduced or blocked. Men are more likely to develop heart disease after age 45. Women have a higher risk after age 55 or following menopause. Consider the following steps you can take to help protect your heart.

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Building a Resilient Community of Learners

Knack

Building a resilient and supportive student network on college campuses is crucial for enhancing academic success and fostering a positive campus culture. In this article, we will focus on the development of these supportive networks, emphasizing the role of peer-to-peer support and, specifically, peer tutoring as a key element in creating a nurturing academic environment.

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Connection and Learning for Higher Ed Leaders and Practitioners

The University Innovation Alliance

Connection and Learning for Higher Ed Leaders and Practitioners A Look Inside the University Innovation Lab bridget Thu, 02/08/2024 - 06:00 Blog Post Higher Ed Leadership University Innovation Lab Throughout our ten-year history, the University Innovation Alliance (UIA) has focused on helping its member institutions achieve increased student success and graduation rates.

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Benefits of a Small University

I'm First!

St. Edward’s University is home to around 2,800 undergraduate students. To put this into perspective in terms of what a small and big university looks like, just across the river the University of Texas at Austin has about 42,000 students in their undergraduate class.

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ACCT, NHSA Launch Partnership to Expand Child Care for Student-Parents

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has partnered with the National Head Start Association (NHSA) to provide on-campus childcare classrooms at community colleges. "Students who are parents face enormous life challenges that compete with their abilities to thrive in college,” said ACCT President and CEO Jee Hang Lee. “Bringing Head Start centers to more community colleges is an elegant solution to address one complexity of the long-standing problem of student persistence and comp

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Work That Makes You Smile - Dr. Terah “TJ” Stewart

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Title: Assistant Professor, Division of Higher Education, Iowa State University Age: 37 Education: B.A., psychology, Ohio State University; M.A., higher education & student affairs, Ohio State University; M.LHR, human resource management, Ohio State University; and Ph.D., counseling & student personnel services, University of Georgia Career mentors: Dr.