Tag :college

Posted on 15 Dec 2015
Students of Color Feel Like Voices in The Wilderness on Many College Campuses

Over the past few weeks, a number of college campuses have been buzzing with student discontent. From coast to coast, thousands of young people -- mostly millennials -- have made their voices heard. While the majority of...

Posted on 12 Jun 2015
Being a Joiner vs. a Difference-Maker in College

In high school I was a joiner. I joined clubs, wanting to be a part of something but not exactly sure why I was joining. All I knew was it looked cool to be on the rosters of clubs, some of which I really didn't care abo...

Posted on 28 Oct 2014
A Letter to a Young Dreamer

Dear Young Dreamer, As you embark on this journey of starting college, or joining the workforce, you’ll receive literally tons of advice. Most of it you’ll ignore as I did at your age because after all who knows wha...

Posted on 29 Jul 2014
Of Our Eldest Daughter, Gratitude, and Experiencing The Worth of Our Living …

"April Shower" by laura cooper --- new england Witnessing our eldest graduate college in May 2009 and then graduate school eighteen months later in December 2010 delivered me to a new level of confidence and belief in m...

Posted on 15 Jul 2014
Of Mothers, Daughters and Seeing Each Other Eye-to-Eye …

"Sylvatica" by Andre Barker Witnessing our eldest graduate college in May 2009 and then graduate school eighteen months later in December 2010 delivered me to a new level of confidence and belief in myself. I realized t...

Posted on 20 May 2014
Of The Good Daughter, Marriage and A Different Path …

"Lotus Flower" by Bahman Farzad When I think back on my late teens and early twenties--I met my now husband when I was seventeen years old--I am amazed that I married, that he wanted me and that we have remained togethe...

Posted on 08 May 2014
Of Mothers, Daughters and Greatest Moments …

"Moment" by scott.dougall One of the greatest moments I have experienced as the daughter of my mother was when I graduated high school. The last four years had been difficult. My father died during my sophomore year lea...

Posted on 29 Oct 2013
Turn Your Lack of Knowledge into Billions

"To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence." —Mark Twain, author, humorist Pete Kight has a success story that is simply amazing. The company he founaed, CheckFree, was acquired in 2007 by...

Posted on 27 Aug 2013
For the College Senior on the Job Hunt

You're in the home stretch, ready to get your degree aca move on to bigger and better things. It's time for you to get a clue. Having taken my first formal steps into job recruitment, here are some observations I have ma...

Posted on 19 Aug 2013
Black Greek Success: What’s in a (Chapter) Name?

The August 6 Black Greek Success Chat was a more substantive conversation than I expected. It started with a simple suggestion by one of my Twitter followers to tackle the topic of chapter nicknames. I agreed to do it f...