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College at Brockport features 2018 NAACP Image Award winner


The award-winning author Stephanie Powell Watts is the first of five renowned authors to speak this fall as part of the College at Brockport’s Writers Forum—a series that has…

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Significant disparities in college student mental health treatment across race/ethnicity


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The first nationally representative study since the 1990s to examine mental health among college students of color, led by a Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researcher, shows significant disparities in treatment across race/ethnicity.

The study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found that, among college students with clinically significant mental health problems, half of white students received treatment in the past year, compared to one-quarter of African American and Asian students, and one-third of Latinx students.

“There is enormous unmet need for mental health services in college student populations writ large, and students of color represent a disparities population based on even greater unmet mental health needs relative to white students,” says…

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USVI to provide four years of free college tuition for all qualified high school graduates


ST CROIX, USVI — Following US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp’s groundbreaking announcement on Tuesday that 1,700 residents would receive free tuition to attend the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), the legislation authorizing the new scholarship program has been forwarded to senators.

Under the governor’s proposed plan, graduates from any US Virgin Islands school – public or private – are eligible to apply for four years of free tuition. The free tuition program projects the US Virgin Islands as a national leader in its commitment to educational advancement.

“We need to make investments in the right place – our people,” Mapp said.

The VI Workforce Development Scholarship Program should begin in the fall of 2019 and will cover full tuition for…

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Charles Hicks first African American graduate of Girard College



Charles Hicks was the first African-American graduate of Girard College. Philadelphia Tribune Staff Writer John Mitchell speaks to Hicks about what …
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Charles Hicks, first African-American Student of Girard College



Charles Hicks was the first African-American student to attend Girard College. @Phillytrib's @FreeJNmitchell speaks to Hicks about what he's up to …
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CP Dream Team Celebrates College Park's African-American Heritage in Lakeland Community



Local youth from the Lakeland community, College Park's historic African-American community, will play with officers from M-NCPPC Park Police, …
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