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Posts For Tag: "First-Generation Students"

We Are #ThankfulForEquity

Amber O'Connor, program manager

Thanksgiving time is upon us. It seems to come back around quicker each year. With so much going on in the world today, we wanted

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We Need American Indian and Alaska Native Educators

Susan Faircloth, Ph.D. (Coharie), professor & director, School of Education, Colorado State University

Growing up, I was certain I would never be an educator. I dreamed of being a lawyer, FBI agent, world traveler – anything but a

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College Fund Creates Pathways for Native Student Success

Matthew Makomenaw (Grand Traverse Bay Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians), College Pathways manager, American Indian College Fund

The demand for a college degree in the workplace is increasing, putting Native Americans at a disadvantage. With only 13.8 percent of American Indian and

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The Power and Promise of “Indigenuity”

Jim Larimore (Comanche), chief officer

Native American Heritage Month is observed in the month of November. We will feature stories from Native Americans, or institutions who serve them, and their journeys, their struggles,

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Becky Bobek: I loved learning

By: Becky Bobek, director, Learning, Assessment, & Navigation Experiences Research As students across the nation head back to the classroom, we are celebrating First-Generation students.

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Scholarly Giving: Get in Formation

Christina Gordon, Senior Director

Beyoncé’s announcement that she would be marking the one year anniversary of her groundbreaking Lemonade album by launching Formation Scholars to, “encourage and support young

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Mentoring Matters

Lori Swartzendruber

Several years ago I worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS). I was a School Buddy Specialist, which meant that I matched adult volunteers with

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