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It’s Official! Paul Quinn Is The First HBCU Work College

After a two-year application process, Paul Quinn College has become the first HBCU to meet the Department of Education’s standards for the “work college” designation. As of Monday morning, Paul Quinn now joins seven other institutions trailblazing this new method for potentially reducing … Read More…

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Tell Your Story and Push Past Networking Anxiety

Anyone who knows me well enough can tell you about my very real aversion to most conventions, among them, the traditional networking event. Something about the prospect of going into a room full of strangers— not necessarily to have fun per se— but … Read More…

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The HBCU Role in Building a Diverse Workforce

A 2014 report from the Association of Governing Boards summarized some of the routine challenges being confronted by these schools. “Today, in an era of rapid transformation, HBCUs face historic challenges as well as new obstacles. Questions about sustainability, cost, quality, and mission … Read More…

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Get Job Skills with Career Training

Lots of graduates from 4-year or 2-year college programs worry about how they will get practical job skills to be more competitive in the job market.  Some graduates I know, especially those with Liberal Studies majors, have enrolled in specific career training programs to … Read More…

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