In a troubled economy, it’s the lower and middle classes that suffer the most. Currently 7.7 percent of the US adult population is looking for work and unable to find it — and that’s not even counting those who’ve given up. It can be frustrating, especially considering how you’re probably following the surefire job search […]
Contributor Charlie Nelms pens an open letter to the HBCU Class of 2016 that includes his best tips and insights to help recent graduates in their next phase of life.
Dear Graduate, I am writing this missive because it is important to pass along information that may help you avoid pitfalls including making choices that have unintended consequences. Unfortunately, when I completed my bachelors degree at Cheyney University no one provided me with a roadmap or a detailed outline. In retrospect, I would have benefited […]
Felecia Commodore takes the time to celebrate the legacy & scholarly accomplishments of Black sorority members graduating from college all over the country.
Edward Waters College (EWC) graduated its first Call Me MISTER scholar during the 2015 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9th. The Call Me MISTER scholarship program is open to African-American males majoring in elementary education and pays for the last two years of course work. Upon graduation, recipients of the “Call Me MISTER” scholarship must teach […]
Finding your dream job does not have to be complicated nor require a lot of time and effort. Commit yourself towards your goal and apply these strategies.
Fort Valley State University (FVSU) is launching a new program that will encourage former students to return to campus to complete their degrees. The Recruit Back program, which is in line with Governor Nathan Deal’s new “Go Back, Move Ahead program, will reach out to FVSU students who either dropped out or left campus before […]
Graduating from college means you’ve succeeded, right? So, why are you not as happy as you envisioned yourself to be when you finally get your diploma? These strange feelings of loneliness, anxiety, melancholy, and dread can be summed up in one phrase: post college depression. Many graduates have this, particularly those who have a hard […]