Increasingly, higher education is taking a larger role in providing opportunities for our veterans.
Derrick R. Brooms’ book, Being Black, Being Male on Campus, focuses on 40 young black men who relate their experiences getting into college and trying to thrive when they get there.
Just as students were headed back to campuses in southeastern Texas in late August, Hurricane Harvey struck.
It has become increasingly difficult for some four-year institutions to meet enrollment goals for first-year students.
Dual enrollment is designed to increase access and degree attainment. In fact, a 2007 study found that 67 percent of dual-enrollment students enrolled in college after high school (compared to 50 percent of their peers), with 30 percent earning an associate’s degree along with their high school diploma.
Yet students often experience barriers to enrollment.