Tag: College

Robbie & Monáe Present $1M in College Scholarships

Margot Robbie, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janelle Monáe Present $1M in College Scholarships to High School Seniors at THR’s Women in Entertainment Gala By Lexy Perez Jamie Lee Curtis, Janelle Monáe, Margot Robbie, Gracie Abrams and Addison Rae on Wednesday presented $1 million in university scholarships to high school seniors from underserved communities across Los Angeles with full-ride college scholarships. The announcement was made at The Hollywood…

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College Students Draw First-Hand Career Insight

College Students Draw First-Hand Career Insight By Kenya King Three Chevron Corp. engineers met with 15 Perimeter College engineering students recently to give first-hand advice and encouragement about advancing their education and careers. The engineers—all women—spent more than two hours reviewing the students’ resumes and answering student questions about coursework—as well as giving background about their own jobs at the…

Finding Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree

Finding Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree By Kathy Kristof No college? That’s no problem. A wide array of jobs — many of them well-paying — don’t require a degree. Moreover, some cities are particularly friendly to workers without a college education. These are the results of data compiled by a personal finance site called FinanceBuzz and SideHusl.com. “When…

Foster Youth Education in Michigan

Foster Youth Education in Michigan The state took children from their parents — then failed to give them a ‘real’ education. Foster youth in Michigan say the classes they took in state-funded facilities didn’t count toward graduation. Some dropped out. “I felt destroyed,” one said, “like everything I did was for nothing.” By Erin Einhorn DETROIT — Michigan is catastrophically…

Funding Gap Between Men’s and Women’s College Athletics

Funding Gap Between Men’s and Women’s College Athletics A report from the National Collegiate Athletic Association finds women’s participation in college sports is growing—but so is the funding gap between men’s and women’s programs. By Sara Weissman Women are participating in college sports and athletics at higher rates than in the past, but men’s participation still outpaces women’s—and the funding…

Solving Science Inequality With Teachers and a Grant

Solving Science Inequality With Teachers and a Grant By Phil Gloudemans 150 teachers from 36 Massachusetts schools and 19 districts join the Lynch School program aimed at resolving inequalities in science education. A second cohort of teachers—150 from 36 Massachusetts schools and 19 districts—has joined the OpenSciEd Equitable Science Instruction Initiative, a program based at BC’s Lynch School of Education…

More Women Than Men Are Going to College: This May Change the Economy

Women have not only closed the historical gender gap in education attainment, but have surpassed the college-going rates of men. Credit.Matthew Abbott for The New York Times Walk across any college campus these days, and you will notice a striking gender gap: There are roughly three women students for every two men, according to data from the educational nonprofit National Student…