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Recruiters, Students Differ on New Grad Career Readiness

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

There is a clear disconnect between how students and employers perceive studentsdevelopment of these competencies,” said NACE President and CEO Shawn VanDerziel. For all but one of the competencies, college students believe they are more proficient than do their potential employers.”

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WHITNEY MCDOWELL-ROBINSON

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Whitney McDowell-Robison Whitney McDowell-Robison has been appointed vice president for student development and engagement at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. McDowell-Robinson has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tougaloo and a master’s in clinical mental health counseling and a Ph.D.

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Report: Adult Community College Students Make Strides

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

David Radwin The brief, " Redrawing the Starting Line: Advancing Equity in Adult Learners’ Developmental Education Outcomes ", compared transfer-level English and math course completion rates between adult community college students – those age 25 or older – and their younger, traditional-age student peers.

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Mizzou Grad Student Aspires to Inspire the Underrepresented in STEM

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

“My research involves making fluorescent sensors to detect changes in blood pH,” he said of his fellowship from the National Institutes of Health-Initiative for Maximizing Student Development.

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Nourishing Hearts and Minds: Academic Advisors at Marshall University Give Back to Students by Donating to the Campus Food Pantry during the Second Annual Academic Advisor Summer Retreat.

NACADA

Academic advisors expressed gratitude for being part of the initiative, recognizing the significance of their roles in addressing student needs on campus. Beyond addressing food insecurity, the project prompted reflection on the broader implications of their work and the importance of holistic student development.

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[Infographic:] 5 Ways to Foster a More Equitable Learning Environment with Grammarly for Education

University Business

Equipping students with next-level writing support fosters inclusive learning by helping students develop clear, confident, and compelling communication skills, no matter where they are starting. Communication is an equity challenge for higher ed institutions, but with the right resources, it becomes an opportunity.

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CCS Introduces Reenvisioned Studio Art & Craft Program

College for Creative Study

“As a flexible program with extraordinary facilities and internationally recognized faculty, Studio Art and Craft provides the structure for a focused study in any of the disciplines within the Studio Art and Craft major,” said Valerie Jenkins, Chair of Studio Art and Craft.