The U.S. Department of Education is providing $21 million in grants for coaching, workshops, and scholarships to help hundreds of Washington, DC, middle schoolers persist through high school and prepare for college.
Georgetown University recently presented the 2022 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award to Khari Brown for his work providing college and career success programming to low-income students in Washington, D.C.
Two-year programs across the Washington, D.C., region have experienced substantial enrollment loss since 2019, mirroring national trends and sparking efforts to re-engage students.
Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy and Howard University recently formalized their commitment to collaborate and announced a new scholarship program.
While higher education stakeholders in every corner of the nation condemned the riots, the violence, racism, and security lapses on display struck an especially deep nerve at Washington, D.C.-based universities and those that serve many students of color.
The trailblazing former men’s basketball coach died on August 30, having earned both an NCAA championship and widespread admiration for his unwavering commitment to student-athletes, civil rights, and educational opportunity.
Fifteen fellows have completed Georgetown University’s Pivot Program, which offers a certificate in business and entrepreneurship for formerly incarcerated Washington, D.C., residents who show strong leadership potential.
Halim Flowers, a participant in the Georgetown Prison Scholars Program at the DC Jail who has been released after serving 22 years, lauded the program as “a cross-cultural exchange that benefits both parties.”
Georgetown University has launched a program that pairs educational instruction with internship opportunities to help returning citizens prepare for entrepreneurship or employment.
More than 100 Georgetown University seniors recently participated in a workshop designed to provide clothing, community, and confidence as students prepare for job interviews.
The Trump administration has drafted a change to Title IX that would end federal recognition of transgender identity and remove protections for transgender students.
An interactive map shows how the student debt burden disproportionately affects zip codes with less economic opportunity.