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Beyond the Lecture Hall: Residence Life Turns Campus into Community

By: Jim Jenkins
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For today’s students, college is about more than just academics. When students select a college, they are increasingly likely to consider factors beyond the institution’s academic reputation, research facilities and faculty credentials. Students understand that the campus they select will be their home for the next few years, and they are interested in the quality of life they can expect there. For this reason, students are placing greater emphasis on residence life programs when contemplating their options for higher education.

Closing the College Gap

Nicole Anderson, AVP of Social Innovation and President of AT&T Foundation; John Bridgeland, CEO, Civic; Robert Balfanz PhD, co-director of the Everyone Graduates Center and research scientist, Johns Hopkins University.
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For most of the last century, the United States led the world in educational attainment and the economic and social mobility of its people. As our advantage has been slipping in recent decades, leaders from the President to philanthropists have set goals for boosting the percentage of Americans who complete some form of college, so more Americans are prepared for the rigors of the workplace and being engaged members of society.

Bloomberg Internship: My Work Actually Made a Difference

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Jennifer took full advantage of the professional development, networking and mentoring opportunities during her Bloomberg internship. Read about her experience and how it led her to become a full-time employee in Analytics.

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Jennifer took full advantage of the professional development, networking and mentoring opportunities during her Bloomberg internship. Read about her experience and how it led her to become a full-time employee in Analytics.

President2President: Next-Gen Campus Housing Built for Living-Learning Communities

By: Barry Telford
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A new generation is getting ready to enter the hallowed halls of higher education and in addition to bringing their devices to campus, they will also arrive with a new set of expectations on how they want to live, learn and experience college. This is the first year Generation Z students will be graduating from high school and descending on college and university campuses across the country—in record numbers, in fact—bringing their unique learning styles along with them.

New Series Uses Insights from University Presidents to Explore Ties Between Campus Living, Quality Of Life and Academic Performance

Goucher College President José Antonio Bowen first to offer insights on successfully designing an integrated environment on campus to create a Living Learning Community
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services today launches the 2016-2017 President to President Series offering perspectives from university presidents for university presidents on the challenges faced by colleges and universities and explore potential solutions.

Bloomberg & Dimon: Giving Colorado’s Youth the Skills and Education to Succeed

By JOHN HICKENLOOPER, MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG and JAMIE DIMON
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Originally posted in the Denver Post.
 

Colorado is a state where business, government and nonprofit communities understand the value of working together to create opportunity for all, regardless of where they live or who they are. However, the state isn’t immune to the challenges of building ladders to economic success that others states face.

Internship Opportunities Grow for Underserved Youth with AT&T Support for Genesys Works

Additional $2 Million Contribution Gives Up To 11,000 More Students Career Training
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DALLAS, September 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ - AT&T* is contributing $2 million to Genesys Works, a unique program that connects rising high school seniors with critical college and career skills. The program aims to better students’ prospects for college and career success. 

CITGO Awards Collegiate Scholarships to Local Students

Press Release

SULPHUR, La., July 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently awarded collegiate scholarships to 10 high school graduates who are dependent children of company employees, including four children of CITGO Lake Charles Refinery employees. The local students were honored last month during the annual CITGO Scholarship Banquet at the Pioneer Club in Lake Charles, La.

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