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Posts For Tag: "Social Impact"

Sandra Cisneros’ Inspirational Journey

Nycole Stawinoga, Manager, Research and Communications

  Friday marked the first day of National Hispanic Heritage Month. In acknowledgement of that, last week renowned author and activist Sandra Cisneros visited ACT’s

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Guest Blog: Roseina Britton

Roseina Britton

Interning with ACT Center for Equity and Learning was appealing to me because when I hear the term equity, I instantly think of the image

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Guest Blog: Maurice Swinney

Maurice Swinney

This summer, we brought education luminaries to our ACT campus as a continuation of the Center for Equity in Learning’s Distinguished Lecture Series. We were

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Guest Blog: Dr. Bach Mai Dolly Nguyen

Dr. Bach Mai Dolly Nguyen

In June, the Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education at the University of California, Los Angeles, with support from the ACT Center for Equity in

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Guest Blog: Dr. Joyce Brown

Dr. Joyce Brown

Last week, ACT hosted our Distinguished Lecture Series, inviting exceptional educators who are reaching underserved students in extraordinary ways to our Iowa City campus. Joyce

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Guest Blog: Michael Bonner

Michael Bonner

By: Michael Bonner Last week, ACT hosted our Distinguished Lecture Series, which focused on exceptional educators who are reaching underserved students in extraordinary ways. Michael

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Social Impact: Making Our Mission Matter

Melissa Murer Corrigan, Vice President of Social Impact

ACT has a broad and deep history of social responsibility. Focusing on social impact is inherently connected to our mission of helping people achieve education

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Serving Native American Students

Jim Larimore (Comanche), Chief Officer

November was Native American Heritage Month, which celebrates the diverse cultures and traditions of American Indian and Alaskan Native peoples. But our attention to the educational

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ACT Gives Back: Giving Tuesday

Lori Swartzendruber

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop In ongoing efforts to fulfill ACT’s mission to help people achieve education

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Why Apply?

Melissa Caperton

  What is the American College Application Campaign (ACAC)? First, thank you to ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning for inviting the American College Application

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ACT Gives Back

Keira Evans

Recently, ACT partnered with Make-A-Wish® Iowa as a Fund-A-Wish sponsor. The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions. The local

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It is Achievable

Christina Gordon

As ACT marks United Way Week, we celebrated the spirit of giving with an incredible guest speaker to follow International Day of the Girl Child.

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Up Next: College

Keira Evans

Our friends at Better Make Room have created a free mobile messaging tool that opens the realm of college access to all students across the

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Educacíon con Nosotros

Keira Evans

ACT Center for Equity in Learning’s very own Juan Garcia appeared on Univision’s Despierta America morning show last Monday. He was a part of a

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