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Black AIDS Institute Names New President & Chief Executive Officer
December 6, 2018
Longtime staffer selected from among 20 candidates after national 10-month search ... read more »
Former Student Athlete of the Week Wins Taste of Soul Scholarship
October 11, 2018
Ethelbert Anum was featured in the April 5th edition of the newspaper and helped the boys basketball team win a CIF division II championship last season. ... read more »
Compton College’s Transfer Fair and College Night on October 4 Will Bring More Than 30 Universities to Campus
This year’s event will kick off with the Transfer Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Compton College students are encouraged to walk from table to table gathering information and meeting with college/university representatives, making it a one-stop-shop for students looking to transfer. ... read more / view event »
California Lawmakers Continue Shift from Mass Incarceration
September 14, 2018
The recently completed California legislative session continued a yearslong effort to lower criminal sentences, ease restrictions on suspects, and keep juveniles out of adult prisons despite objections that the moves could harm public safety. ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: “Technology: The Monster ”
September 14, 2018
Every industry trends toward digital transformation. The Industrial Revolution and its consequences have been a human race disaster according to some and Ted Kaczynski: ‘dubbed the unabomber,’ sent a series of mail bombs to university and airline officials; evaded the FBI for over 18 years; captured in 1996; a child prodigy entering Harvard University at 16, graduated, earned a doctorate in mathematics at 25; assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley, quit in two years, abandoned an academic career retreating in isolation 1969 to a small cabin primitive lifestyle in Lincoln, Montana. ... read more »
Black Students Blocked from Pre-School Through College
July 12, 2018
One in five Black high school students in California drop out before they can graduate.  And when do graduate, in California, they are also the least likely to graduate from community colleges, Cal State Universities or the University of California. ... read more »
USC’s Life-Changing College-Prep Program for Local Youth Receives Transformative Gift
May 7, 2018
William and Leslie McMorrow’s donation endows the Neighborhood Academic Initiative, ensuring ongoing support for future generations of promising students in South and East Los Angeles. ... read more »
Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015
April 27, 2018
Pear said the number of gun homicides involving Black male victims dropped 32 percent from the peak in 2005 at 47 per 100,000 people to 31 per 100,000 in 2015. The homicide rate for Hispanic male victims was 6.7 per 100,000 in 2015, a 38 percent decline from its peak of 10.8 per 100,000 in 2005. ... read more »
Arel Moodie Speaks on ‘Turning Dreams Into Degrees’ at Blueprint for Success Conference
November 6, 2017
Magazine as one of “30 Under 30” top American entrepreneurs and acknowledged for his work by former President Obama, Moodie helps students from all backgrounds get to and get through college, and has conducted TedX talks on innovation. ... read more »
California State Legislature Approves SB 478 Ensures Students Receive Transfer Degrees
September 13, 2017
This measure helps students receive what they have earned and improves efficiency and data management. ... read more »
UC President Janet Napolitano Kicks Off Push for First Generation College Bound Students
August 31, 2017
The program focuses on stem, math and science. Napolitano stated, “I know particularly [in] the African American community, the churches are very strong institutions. ... read more »
University of California offers in-state admission to 70,000
July 14, 2017
The University of California said Thursday it has offered admission to nearly 70,000 California undergraduates for the fall, a slight dip from last year's historic high, after receiving a record number of applications. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Applauds Selection of Dr. Gary May as next UC Davis Chancellor
March 9, 2017
The University Of California Board Of Regents announced Georgia Tech Engineering Dean, Dr. Gary S. May, as the next University of California, Davis Chancellor. Dr. May will be UC Davis’ first African-American Chancellor. ... read more »
Racial bias puts patients at risk
February 8, 2017
Racial biases and misconceptions remain rampant in our health care system ... read more »
UC will support and protect all members of its community
December 29, 2016
Diversity is one of the many factors that make UC special and successful ... read more »
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