Two-thirds of HBCU students surveyed in fall 2020 reported basic needs insecurity, according to a report released in tandem with a new initiative to help historically black institutions advocate for funding and deepen their support services.
A merger between Swipe Out Hunger and a network of campus food pantries will greatly expand both groups’ reach.
A new report shows the pandemic’s impact on college students’ food and housing struggles, finding that 58 percent of students experienced basic needs insecurity in fall 2020.
Recognizing that their peers may not be aware of—or comfortable seeking out—food assistance benefits, college students are launching navigator programs that reduce stigma and increase access to basic necessities.
The latest federal spending and stimulus package temporarily eases the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s work and eligibility requirements for low-income college students in hopes of increasing participation and curbing food insecurity.
Seeking to support each other at a time of great strain, students at colleges and universities across the nation are launching mutual aid networks to pool resources and rapidly distribute them to peers in need.
A new documentary reveals that nearly half of all college students are battling food insecurity and hunger amid the coronavirus pandemic, further intensifying disparities.
Nearly 60 percent of college students surveyed by The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice said they experienced basic needs insecurity during the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report.
A new report explores basic needs insecurity among student-athletes—challenges that have intensified since COVID-19 removed students from their campuses, meal plans, and training tables.
Data collection remains a challenge, with most marginalized students hardest to reach.
Some low-income college students could lose their access to food stamps under a new Trump administration rule restricting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program eligibility.
Georgetown University students recently donated 1,092 meal swipes to help those experiencing food insecurity on campus.