Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman G. K. Butterfield (NC), House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC) Tuesday hosted a student roundtable at Howard University where they discussed sequestration and the disproportionate impact arbitrary cuts will have on minority communities, particularly to Pell Grant funding and student financial aid.
Application period begins for nation's largest undergraduate scholarship for high-achieving, low-income high school students
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 11:45
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is accepting applications for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country. Students selected as Cooke Scholars will be awarded as much as $40,000 each year for four years for tuition, living expenses, books, and other required fees. Cooke scholarships are available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.
Students discuss social justice at R.E.A.C.H. Summit
Thursday, 15 October 2015 12:47
A diverse group of high school seniors from the Twin Cities found a safe space to discuss current events and concerns at the inaugural R.E.A.C.H. (Realizing Equity and Cultivating Hope) Summit hosted by the University of St. Thomas on Saturday, Sept. 12.
UNCF Empower Me Tour activates eighth season of student upliftment
Monday, 12 October 2015 14:18
The UNCF Empower Me Tour (EMT) – a free, traveling college- and career- readiness road show sponsored by UNCF (United Negro College Fund), the country's largest and most effective minority education organization – will begin its eighth season with the Tour's Twin Cities stop at University of St. Thomas on Saturday, October 10, 2015.