Higher Education Recruitment Consortium appoints new Executive Director, Ian Reynolds, to lead commitment to equitable academic workplaces

The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Reynolds as Executive Director. HERC is a national, nonprofit coalition consisting of over 700 member institutions, committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the higher education workforce. Continue reading Higher Education Recruitment Consortium appoints new Executive Director, Ian Reynolds, to lead commitment to equitable academic workplaces

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Cmd-It Announces 2019 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Cristina Villalobos

CMD-IT recently announced the recipient of The Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing is Cristina Villalobos, the Myles and Sylvia Aaronson Professor in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Founding Director of the Center of Excellence in STEM Education. Continue reading Cmd-It Announces 2019 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Cristina Villalobos

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Google announces literary activities to help kids evaluate and analyze media as they browse the Internet

Google is pleased to announce the addition of 6 new media literacy activities to the 2019 edition of Be Internet Awesome. Designed to help kids analyze and evaluate media as they navigate the Internet, the new lessons address educators’ growing interest in teaching media literacy. Continue reading Google announces literary activities to help kids evaluate and analyze media as they browse the Internet

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The University of Hawai’i Partners with SACNAS Conference to Help Achieve True Diversity in STEM

The University of Hawaiʻi will be the Presenting Sponsor for 2019 SACNAS-The National Diversity in STEM Conference. UH will support the convening of more than 4,000 STEM professionals, scientists, engineers and college students at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center from October 31–November 2, 2019 for the country’s largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event. Continue reading The University of Hawai’i Partners with SACNAS Conference to Help Achieve True Diversity in STEM

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How Concierge Parenting Services Can Help Prepare Kids for College

College admissions issues has been stealing the headlines. From the college admission scandal, where wealthy people allegedly paid to help their kids get accepted to high ranking colleges, to the talk of adding diversity scores to help boost some SAT/ACT tests, the news is filled with the challenges that those wanting to go to a good college may face. Continue reading How Concierge Parenting Services Can Help Prepare Kids for College

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