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The successful model for cultivating and contributing to educational equity I found is Bergen Community College in New Jersey. The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Their Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Medical Office Assistant, Respiratory Care and Surgical Technology programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2019 at My Blog
The past couple of years, due to my current position I have had the privilege of working with work study students. At our institution, a student is determined for eligibility for work study by the Financial Aid office determining a student need for financial support. The article I found discusses... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2019 at My Blog
Being an employee in higher education, I have many misconceptions of common core testing and what is involved in taking or giving tests. When No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was introduced, my two daughters were 13 and 9. They were already enrolled in school and I understand the standardized testing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at My Blog
Thinking about underserved populations, I can't help but think of children who grow up never having the opportunity to attend college. Not necessarily due to the cost of higher education, (although this is one of the biggest hurdles) but those whose parents, grandparents , family, and friends never went to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2019 at My Blog
The recent example I discovered centers on the increase in diversity of medical students accepted into medical schools. From 2017 to 2018 there is a 4.6% increase of black students enrolled in U.S. medical schools. Additionally, there is a 6.3% increase in students identifying as American Indian or Alaska Native.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2019 at My Blog
Looking at the subject of equity, equality, and equal opportunity, I will focus on a technical college in Pennsylvania. I am employed at this institution and I have to give a short background. We offer 2 and 4 year degrees in technical programs and work toward establishing ourselves as a... Continue reading
Walter Gower July 8, 2019 I been involved in higher education for 29 years, 25 as a full time faculty and 4 in administration. Through the years the one disturbing comment I often hear from students is "I can't do this" or "I will never learn this." My immediate thought... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at My Blog
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