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Seeking Solutions to Strengthen Career Pathways

Today, some of our country’s communities are engaged in conversations about talent pipeline shortages, challenges, and opportunities. At Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), college leaders continue to be involved in strategic discussions throughout Northeast Ohio with a diverse group of partners about solutions to connect people to family-sustaining wage jobs.

October 27, 2022 | Diverse Education
Department of Agriculture Awards $14 Million to HSIs to Support Hispanic Students in Agriculture and Human Science

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving $14 million to Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) to support student learning in agriculture and human science.

October 12, 2022 | Diverse Education
Biden Administration Finalizes Rule to Codify DACA Program into Federal Law

The Biden administration finalized a rule to codify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy into federal regulation. The 453-page rule by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is scheduled to take effect on Oct. 31.

August 26, 2022 | Diverse Education
Registered Apprenticeship Rare at Minority Serving Institutions

For minority students looking to improve their career prospects, Registered Apprenticeship (RA) is one of the best bets. However, only 11% of schools with substantial minority enrollment, such as HBCUs and Tribal Colleges, offer these opportunities, according to a new report from the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI).

August 22, 2022 | Diverse Education
Study Finds that Tuition Costs Remain Biggest Burden for Students

Tuition costs remain students’ biggest burden, according to results from a recent study from edtech provider Cengage. 68% of students say education costs are a struggle for them or their family members, with tuition being cited as the biggest issue.

August 11, 2022 | Diverse Education
Study Investigates High School Student Attitudes About Higher Ed

Half of high school students wonder if college is worth the investment, according to a recent study. The study, “Serving the Virtual Consumer: Exceeding High School Student Expectations in 2022,” was developed by Modern Campus and based on research conducted in partnership with Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL).

August 4, 2022 | Diverse Education
Report: Average College Student Not on Track to Finish in Five Years

The average full-time student does not earn enough credits to complete a bachelor’s degree in even five years, a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse found, which is based on course credit data from students who started college in 2019-2020.

August 2, 2022 | Diverse Education
What Happens After Graduation?

Many metrics in higher education assess an institution by measuring recruitment, admission, enrollment, and completion. But Excelencia in Education, an organization that works to increase the success of Latinx students across the nation, is asking institutions to consider one more metric: what happens to students after completion?

July 19, 2022 | Diverse Education
New Reports Identify Obstacles to College Completion

Tyton Partners, a provider of strategy consulting and investment banking services to the education sector, has published three reports that highlight achievement gaps among students from historically underrepresented groups.

July 12, 2022 | Diverse Education