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HILLARY FOLSOM

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

She served as financial director of, and marketing liaison for, Interfaith Ministries, a regional nonprofit organization focused on the homeless and unsuitably housed. Hillary Folsom Hillary Folsom has been appointed director of advancement and alumni relations at Gadsden State Community College.

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Thomas Edison State University Partnership Aims at Reducing Nursing Shortage

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The partnership — aimed at attracting new nurses to the nursing profession and reducing the nursing shortage in New Jersey — was organized by BAYADA Education Inc., a nonprofit organization created by a $5 million donation from Ann and Mark Baiada, who is the founder and Chairman of BAYADA Home Health Care.

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Smith Named Chancellor at the San Diego Community College District

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SDCCD officials note Smith’s work to reframe how public, private, and nonprofit organizations operate to ensure diverse communities have meaningful access, achieve equitable success, and experience authentic belonging. I look forward to expanding access, belonging, and success for our diverse student communities in this new role.”

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$25M Foundation Grant Promotes Internships Among Humanities Majors

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UNC Greensboro’s “Humanities at Work” internship program will enhance the undergraduate humanities experience, better prepare humanities students for life after graduation, and address the need for a workforce pipeline of well-prepared talent by building year-long, curriculum-integrated, and cohort-based internship placements for 650 students at 130 (..)

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Student ACT Scores Decline from Year Before

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Getty Images Data from the nonprofit organization indicated that average scores in mathematics, reading, and science were all below their respective ACT College Readiness Benchmarks, the minimum scores for students to have a high probability of success in credit-bearing first-year college courses. for the Class of 2023, signaling a 0.3-point

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Impacting Policy and Creating Greater Equity

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Upon completion of his doctorate, Reid says he hopes to work in policy research and advocacy either with a nonprofit organization or in government. He will carry a sense of storytelling into policy work because he sees power and impact in these stories. The goal is to influence decision-makers and impact lives.

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Developing Leaders

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Another goal for the future is to use some of her leadership development skills to help nonprofit organizations — “ultimately, down the line when I have a little bit more experience, doing more leadership coaching and coaching leaders through some of their issues that they’re facing,” she says.