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The Grammy winning rapper Megan Thee Stallion graduated from Texas Southern University on Saturday, earning a bachelor o...
12/14/2021
Rapper Megan Thee Stallion Earns Bachelor's Degree from Texas Southern University

The Grammy winning rapper Megan Thee Stallion graduated from Texas Southern University on Saturday, earning a bachelor of science degree in health administration.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15286322/rapper-megan-thee-stallion-earns-bachelors-degree-from-texas-southern-university

News RoundupRapper Megan Thee Stallion Earns Bachelor's Degree from Texas Southern UniversityJessica RufDec 13, 2021The Grammy winning rapper Megan Thee Stallion graduated from Texas Southern University on Saturday, earning a bachelor of science degree in health administration, reports CNN.TSU’s 1...

New York's Mayor-elect Eric Adams has appointed David C. Banks as the next chancellor of New York City's public school s...
12/14/2021
NYC Public Schools' Next Chancellor Will Be David Banks

New York's Mayor-elect Eric Adams has appointed David C. Banks as the next chancellor of New York City's public school system, the largest in the nation.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15286320/nyc-public-schools-next-chancellor-will-be-david-banks

News RoundupNYC Public Schools' Next Chancellor Will Be David BanksJessica RufDec 13, 2021New York's Mayor-elect Eric Adams has appointed David C. Banks as the next chancellor of New York City's public school system, the largest in the nation, reports The New York Times. David BanksBanks is a native...

In recognition for working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Michigan is giving employees a $1,500 bon...
12/13/2021
U of Michigan Employees Receive $1,500 Bonuses in Recognition of Working During COVID-19

In recognition for working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Michigan is giving employees a $1,500 bonus this month.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15286236/u-of-michigan-employees-receive-1500-bonuses-in-recognition-of-working-during-covid19?

News RoundupU of Michigan Employees Receive $1,500 Bonuses in Recognition of Working During COVID-19Jessica RufDec 10, 2021In recognition for working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Michigan is giving employees a $1,500 bonus this month, announced university officials. All regula...

The twin challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and America’s racial reckoning have put the mental health of minority stude...
12/08/2021
Panel Proposes Ways to Meet the Mental Health Needs of Minority Students

The twin challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and America’s racial reckoning have put the mental health of minority students under severe strain. On Tuesday, Diverse hosted a panel of experts for a virtual discussion of how this issue can be addressed.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/students/article/15286117/panel-proposes-ways-to-meet-the-mental-health-needs-of-minority-students

The twin challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and America’s racial reckoning have put the mental health of minority students under severe strain. On Tuesday, Diverse hosted a panel of experts for a virtual discussion of how this issue can be addressed.

A $5.1 million initiative at The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) will recruit nurses and other clinical bed...
12/08/2021
U of Maryland Medical System to Offer Hiring Incentives to Health Care Graduates of the State's Community Colleges

A $5.1 million initiative at The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) will recruit nurses and other clinical bedside experts from the state’s community colleges.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/home/article/15286111/u-of-maryland-medical-system-to-offer-hiring-incentives-to-health-care-graduates-of-the-states-community-colleges

U of Maryland Medical System to Offer Hiring Incentives to Health Care Graduates of the State's Community CollegesJessica RufDec 7, 2021A $5.1 million initiative at The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) will recruit nurses and other clinical bedside experts from the state’s community co...

Wesleyan University in Connecticut is one of the first colleges to require COVID-19 booster shots for those on campus th...
12/06/2021
Connecticut's Wesleyan University Among the First to Require COVID Booster Shots. Will Others Follow?

Wesleyan University in Connecticut is one of the first colleges to require COVID-19 booster shots for those on campus this spring.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/covid-19/article/15282143/connecticuts-wesleyan-university-among-the-first-to-require-covid-booster-shots-will-others-follow

COVID-19Connecticut's Wesleyan University is Requiring COVID Booster Shots. Will Others Follow Suit?Jessica RufDec 3, 2021Wesleyan University in Connecticut is one of the first colleges to require COVID-19 booster shots for those on campus this spring, reports National Public Radio. The 3,000-studen...

At Friday’s TIAA Institute Higher Education Leadership Fellows Symposium, researchers and university practitioners share...
11/22/2021
Symposium Tackles Higher Education’s New, COVID-Era Realities

At Friday’s TIAA Institute Higher Education Leadership Fellows Symposium, researchers and university practitioners shared learnings on the seismic challenges and opportunities that, nearly two years into the pandemic, the sector faces in the COVID-19 era.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/leadership-policy/article/15281708/symposium-tackles-higher-educations-new-covidera-realities

At Friday’s TIAA Institute Higher Education Leadership Fellows Symposium, researchers and university practitioners shared learnings on the seismic challenges and opportunities that, nearly two years into the pandemic, the sector faces in the COVID-19 era.

The Miami Herbert Business School has received a $3.3 million donation from alumnus Andy Unanue through his late parent’...
11/20/2021
$3.3M Gift to Help University of Miami Business Grad Students Enter the Workforce

The Miami Herbert Business School has received a $3.3 million donation from alumnus Andy Unanue through his late parent’s foundation, The Carmen and Joe Unanue Family Foundation.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15281623/33m-gift-to-help-university-of-miami-business-grad-students-enter-the-workforce

News Roundup$3.3M Gift to Help University of Miami Business Grad Students Enter the WorkforceJessica RufNov 18, 2021The University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School has received a $3.3 million donation from alumnus Andy Unanue through his late parent’s foundation, The Carmen and Joe...

In partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), McDonald's is awarding $500,000 in scholarships to 35 stu...
11/17/2021
McDonald's and TMCF Award $500,000 in Scholarships to HBCU Students

In partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), McDonald's is awarding $500,000 in scholarships to 35 students attending historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15281525/mcdonalds-and-tmcf-award-500000-in-scholarships-to-hbcu-students

News RoundupMcDonald's and TMCF Award $500,000 in Scholarships to HBCU Students Struggling With StressJessica RufNov 16, 2021In partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), McDonald's is awarding $500,000 in scholarships to 35 students attending historically Black colleges and univers...

In alignment with updated guidance from the Department of Labor, the University of Virginia has extended its deadline fo...
11/16/2021
Several Universities Extend Employee Deadline for COVID-19 Vaccination After New Guidance from White House

In alignment with updated guidance from the Department of Labor, the University of Virginia has extended its deadline for when full- and part-time employees must be fully vaccinated.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/covid-19/article/15281458/several-universities-extend-employee-deadline-for-covid19-vaccination-after-new-guidance-from-white-house

COVID-19Several Universities Extend Employee Deadline for COVID-19 Vaccination After New Guidance from White HouseJessica RufNov 15, 2021In alignment with updated guidance from the Department of Labor, the University of Virginia (U.Va.) has extended its deadline for when full- and part-time employee...

The Department of Urology at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine has received a commitment of $...
11/15/2021
Foundation Commits $20M to Creation of Urology Institute at University of Miami's Miller School

The Department of Urology at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine has received a commitment of $20 million from the Desai Sethi Family Foundation to establish a urology institute within the Miller School.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15281413/foundation-commits-20m-to-creation-of-urology-institute-at-university-of-miamis-miller-school

News RoundupFoundation Commits $20M to Creation of Urology Institute at University of Miami's Miller SchoolJessica RufNov 12, 2021The Department of Urology at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine has received a commitment of $20 million from the Desai Sethi Family Foundation....

An articulation agreement between The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Loyola Univers...
11/10/2021
Loyola Undergrads Can Now Work Toward a Master's of Public Health at Tulane While Completing Their Bachelor's

An articulation agreement between The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Loyola University New Orleans will allow qualified undergraduate students at Loyola to begin working toward a master of public health degrees at Tulane while still completing their bachelor's degrees at Loyola.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15281222/loyola-undergrads-can-now-work-toward-a-masters-of-public-health-at-tulane-while-completing-their-bachelors

News RoundupLoyola Undergrads Can Now Work Toward a Master's of Public Health at Tulane While Completing Their Bachelor'sJessica RufNov 9, 2021An articulation agreement between The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Loyola University of New Orleans will allow qualifi...

The CDC will hold a virtual recruiting event this Tuesday, November 9, for students and recent graduates of historically...
11/08/2021
CDC Hosts Virtual Recruitment Event for HBCU Students

The CDC will hold a virtual recruiting event this Tuesday, November 9, for students and recent graduates of historically Black colleges and universities (#HBCUs).

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15281045/cdc-hosts-virtual-recruitment-event-for-hbcu-students

On Tuesday, November 9, the CDC will hold a virtual recruiting event for students and recent graduates of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

ASHE-Association for the Study of Higher Education has successfully planned its annual conference, attracting nearly 800...
11/04/2021
Puerto Rico's COVID-19 Guidelines Ease Concerns for ASHE Participants

ASHE-Association for the Study of Higher Education has successfully planned its annual conference, attracting nearly 800 attendees to Puerto Rico amid strict COVID-19 safety protocols. #ASHE2021

https://www.diverseeducation.com/best-practices/article/15280951/puerto-ricos-covid19-guidelines-ease-concerns-for-ashe-participants

ASHE has planned its annual conference, attracting nearly 800 attendees to Puerto Rico amid strict COVID-19 safety protocols.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity has partnered with the National Disability Institute (NDI) to raise awareness of the social, ...
11/01/2021
Alpha Phi Alpha Partner with National Disability Institute

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity has partnered with the National Disability Institute (NDI) to raise awareness of the social, economic, and cultural barriers faced by disabled persons and their families

https://www.diverseeducation.com/demographics/disabilties/article/15280714/alpha-phi-alpha-partner-with-national-disability-institute

The oldest intercollegiate Black fraternity in the U.S., Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., has partnered with the National Disability Institute (NDI) to raise awareness of the social, economic, and cultural barriers faced by disabled persons.

Excelencia in Education — a national organization dedicated to Latino student success — has named four evidence-based pr...
10/29/2021
Excelencia in Education Names Top Four Latino Student Success Programs

Excelencia in Education — a national organization dedicated to Latino student success — has named four evidence-based programs as its 2021 Examples of Excelencia.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/best-practices/article/15280677/excelencia-in-education-names-top-four-latino-student-success-programs

Best PracticesExcelencia in Education Names Top Four Latino Student Success ProgramsJessica RufOct 28, 2021Excelencia in Education — a national organization dedicated to Latino student success — has named four evidence-based programs as its 2021 Examples of Excelencia. Each year, the organizatio...

Early data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC) shows that enrollment fell by 3.2 perc...
10/27/2021
New Report Finds Enrollment Continue to Drop, Showing No Signs of Recovery from the Pandemic’s Plummet

Early data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC) shows that enrollment fell by 3.2 percent since last year, resulting in a combined 6.5 percent drop from two years ago.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/demographics/article/15280490/new-report-finds-enrollment-continue-to-drop-showing-no-signs-of-recovery-from-the-pandemics-plummet

Early data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC) shows that enrollment fell by 3.2 percent since last year, resulting in a combined 6.5 percent drop from two years ago.

Dartmouth is requiring employees working remotely to be vaccinated.https://www.divhealth.net/covid-19/article/15280448/d...
10/27/2021
Dartmouth College Requires Remote Employees To Be Vaccinated

Dartmouth is requiring employees working remotely to be vaccinated.

https://www.divhealth.net/covid-19/article/15280448/dartmouth-college-requires-remote-employees-to-be-vaccinated

COVID-19Dartmouth College Requires Remote Employees To Be VaccinatedThe Associated PressOct 25, 2021HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College is requiring employees working remotely to be vaccinated.The Valley News reports that the college expanded its vaccine mandate. It already required that employ...

"Every time things get hard, I always think about all those losses and hard times," says Foxx Whitford, a nursing studen...
10/27/2021
The U.S. Needs More Nurses, but Nursing Schools Don’t Have Enough Slots

"Every time things get hard, I always think about all those losses and hard times," says Foxx Whitford, a nursing student at California State University, East Bay.

https://www.divhealth.net/nursing/article/15280443/the-us-needs-more-nurses-but-nursing-schools-dont-have-enough-slots

NursingThe U.S. Needs More Nurses, but Nursing Schools Don’t Have Enough SlotsYuki NoguchiOct 25, 2021Struggle is nothing new to Foxx Whitford.He grew up desperately poor in Fairfield, Calif., losing a beloved brother to epilepsy and getting evicted from his home as a child. As a teenager, he join...

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