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Time to Innovate: How We Can Harness an Unprecedented Moment in Higher Education to Better Serve Student Parents

Before the COVID-19 pandemic upturned how all of us work and learn, nearly four million student parents—more than a…

Reimagining Higher Ed for Equity and Student Parent Success

“Was higher ed designed for minority students?”  A student asked this question during a Temple University “Sociology of Education” class…

COVID-19

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I am in my senior year and want to take advantage of networking opportunities for my future career, but do I just become a non-present parent for my kids? Do I delay adjusting my immigration status until I am done with school, but risk losing status and being deported? What do I do? It’s a question no one else can answer for me.

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Fall 2020: A Senior In The Making, A Mother Soon Breaking

I, like the rest of nearly four million student parents, am already juggling a million different tasks all at…

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  • Adrian Williams – Wright State University

    The COVID-19 pandemic has become an international crisis that has significantly altered every facet of my life. As a student leader, it has also been the most …

  • Caylonna Perdue – University of Central Florida

    As a graduating senior at the University of Central Florida (UCF), my favorite part about being on campus is getting to network with a group of students that a…

  • Zenani Johnson – University of West Florida

    For many college seniors, we are often asked, “what’s next for you?” Now more than ever it is an overwhelming and loaded question. Not having an exact plan can…

  • Now More Than Ever, Higher Education Matters

    When I was hired to lead Kentucky’s public higher education system in 2018, I asked my staff to design a logo incorporating the words “Higher Education Matters…

  • Post-COVID: Building the Better Education System That We’ve Long Needed

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    “Don’t waste a crisis” is wise advice that can be hard to remember when you’re actually living through one. And right now, our national response to COVID-19 is…

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