AACC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
AACC proudly acknowledges the contributions of Hispanics to education, culture, and world history. We want to know how your campus will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Send a listing of your events to Kevin Christian.
Learn Strategies to Support Men Of Color
The Minority Male Community College Collaborative will be hosting a free webinar September 12, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (PT). The webinar, Supporting Men of Color in the Community Colleges: Teaching and Learning Strategies for Classroom Faculty, will focus on promising teaching and learning strategies that classroom faculty can use to support their success of men of color. To register, please visit https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_24vMIkLMh2z5tfn. For additional information, please contact Jonathan Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seven Centers Release Policy Report on ‘Boys and Men of Color’
Seven research centers from top universities around the nation have co-released a policy report, Advancing the Success of Boys and Men of Color in Education: Recommendations for Policymakers. The report, drawing from the national momentum of My Brother’s Keeper, the Obama administration’s initiative to improve outcomes for boys and men of color, encourages policymakers to remedy systemic challenges facing these males from preschool to doctoral education.
Accelerate Latino Student Success
Excelencia in Education is hosting the Accelerating Latino Student Success Workshop in Washington, DC, October 1, 2014. Experts, practitioners, and grant makers from across the country will reveal their ideas and knowledge in a full day of information and interactions. For more information, please visit http://www.edexcelencia.org/alass.
APIASF Scholarship Application Available Online
The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is currently accepting applications for the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship Program. Each award will range between $2,500 and $5,000 for the 2014–15 academic year and students must be enrolling at a participating institution. For more information please visit http://www.apiasf.org/aanapisi.html. Deadline to apply is October 15, 2014.