ACE2019: What Low-Income Students Want College and University Leaders to Know

Four college students who are members of the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America Scholar community spoke to a room of college and university leaders Sunday at ACE2019 about what low-income students want these leaders to know.

ACE2019: An Examination of Food Insecurity in Higher Education

Panelists from Hope Center for College, Harvard University, and Bon Appetit Management Company asked audience members at the ACE2019 session “When Students Are Hungry: An Examination of Food Insecurity in Higher Education” to consider how the problem plays out on their campus.

ACE2019: Ensuring the Success of Men of Color

ACE Vice President Lorelle Espinosa moderated a panel during ACE2019 on “Ensuring the Success of Men of Color: Lessons from Two Statewide Consortia,” featuring panelists Juan Sánchez Muñoz, president of the University of Houston, Downtown; Victor Sáenz, department chair and associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin; and William Franklin, vice president of student affairs for California State University, Dominguez Hills.

ACE2019: Creating Programs for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This panel explored the range of programs for students with intellectual disabilities and highlighted the institutional support necessary to make these programs a success.

Black Student Representation at Public State Colleges and Universities

The Education Trust has published a new report that examines how well each state’s public colleges and universities are serving Black students.

How to Help Financially Vulnerable Students Succeed

The Institute for College Access & Success have published a new report that discusses the challenges faced by financially vulnerable students.

Study Examines Racial Gaps in Persistence for STEM Programs

A recent study in the journal Educational Researcher finds that Black and Latino/a students who begin college as STEM majors are more likely than their White counterparts to switch majors or leave college, and that these racial disparities in student success are larger in STEM fields than in others.

College Fund Calls for More Focus on Native American Students

The American Indian College Fund recently released a brief, Creating Visibility and Healthy Learning Environments for Native Americans in Higher Education, describing the continued invisibility of Native peoples as a primary concern for access and success in American higher education.

KSU Center Provides Resources for Homeless, Food Insecure, and Foster Care Students

Kennesaw State University supports students dealing with issues like homelessness, food insecurity, and experience in the foster care system through their Campus Awareness, Resource & Empowerment Services Center.

Excelencia in Education Seeks Nominations for Best Practices in Latino Student Success

Excelencia in Education will begin accepting nominations Jan. 29 for this year’s Examples of Excelencia, the only national effort to recognize evidence-based practices to increase Latino student success in higher education.

EAB Publishes Fast Facts About First-Generation Students

EAB has compiled a list of facts about first-generation students in the United States that draws from recently published research.

ACE at 100: Supporting College Access and Diversity

Achieving equitable access to college for communities of color and recognizing and protecting institutional autonomy and freedom to construct a diverse campus that generates educational benefits for its students have been critical goals for ACE throughout its history.