The Higher Education Act of 1965

The Higher Education Act of 1965 Bill Pruden, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, NC November 8, 2020 marks the 55th anniversary of the enactment of the Higher Education Act of 1965, a milestone piece of legislation that altered the relationship between the government and the higher education community and whose influence continues to be deeply felt to this […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day by Rachel Fried, Director, Public School Initiative Basic cultural comprehension goes a long way. Often, schools and individuals are unsure where to even begin with Native recruitment and retention. The reality is, simple transformations can have great significance. As college access practitioners, a first step can be to look inward at institutional […]

March TN State of the Month: Modeling Compassion

Modeling Compassion in the Wake of a Natural Disaster                 Sammy Stevens – Nashville Regional Representative, the University of Tennessee Early last week, cities across Tennessee suffered devastating loss as a result of a storm system producing EF-2, EF-3 and EF-4 tornadoes. These tornadoes hit overnight, carving out […]

February SC State of the Month: Planting Ideas and Packaging Higher Education

Planting Ideas and Packaging Higher Education Monica Rozman, Clemson University As an admissions counselor, one of my favorite things to share is how some of my alma mater’s niche programs showcase the university. Landscape architecture is a program that takes advantage of Clemson’s strong agricultural heritage and architecture program. Landscape architects often work closely with […]

January LA State of the Month: Mount Carmel Academy’s Student and Parent Outreach Efforts

Mount Carmel Academy’s Student and Parent Outreach Efforts Kerri Caruso, Mount Carmel Academy, New Orleans In order to reach a larger audience and hone in on specific topics related to college admissions, Mount Carmel Academy started both a coffee talk and podcast series last school year to help parents and students. The “Coffee, College and […]