Co-hosted by Georgetown University, this year’s virtual Summer Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience featured 48 speakers and welcomed 28 teams from a diverse array of colleges and universities.
Launched in 2015, a mentorship program for students participating in the Georgetown Scholars Program (GSP) offers a valued relationship-building opportunity for the university’s first-generation and low-income students—and their alumni mentors.
As employers solidify internship plans for the coming summer, advocates are urging them to create programs that offer equitable access to earning, learning, and networking opportunities.
Recognizing that the college-to-career transition can be especially challenging for students who are the first in their families to graduate, campus career centers are finding ways to improve outreach and address common hurdles.
For new students entering college, finding their way and achieving a sense of belonging can be an arduous process. A new book questions who should shoulder that responsibility.
Drawing on insights from more than 100 students at Georgetown and Harvard universities, a new book explores how higher education’s unspoken expectations can shape the college experience for first-generation students.
At a time when less than 30 percent of adults living in rural America have a postsecondary degree, The Ayers Foundation has developed a model for encouraging rural students to continue their education after high school.
Immigrant-origin students account for 58 percent of the growth in the nation’s college and university enrollment since 2000, according to a new study.
Launching this fall, The Pivotal Network focuses on elevating the work of outstanding high school teachers who play a crucial role in shaping students’ educational trajectories.
As incoming and returning students weigh the risks and rewards of sticking with their enrollment plans, colleges and universities are finding ways to support their most vulnerable populations.
What does it take to pivot a decades-old, community-focused residential program to a virtual format? Learn how CSP is ensuring that students thrive in their transition to, and time at, Georgetown.
Made possible by a $5 million gift from the Idol Family Foundation, a newly expanded summer program provides first-generation and low-income undergraduates with financial and programmatic support.