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Despite universities and colleges across the United States returning to normality and opening campuses, students are struggling to find affordable…Read More
Launching this summer to create new pathways to success at UCF, the program will benefit qualified students at target schools…Read More
One in three students suffer food insecurity. Here’s what Tennessee colleges are doing about it.Read More
ASU forces expensive meal plans on many on-campus students, and alternative solutions that can save students large amounts of money…Read More
Five districts will share $2.24 million in state grants to explore the feasibility of providing student housing.Read More
Hope Center in the News
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The Channels, October 2, 2020
Limiting student debt relief based on income is a terrible idea and a technological disaster in the…
In response to demands from voters, young people, and those struggling under the weight of student debt, President Biden has acknowledged...
May 12, 2022 / Read More
The Majority of College Students Need Emergency Aid. Their Professors Can Help, Fast
Jan Manla, a 23-year-old nursing student at Los Angeles Valley College, was Zooming with her school counselor this summer when the counse...
May 03, 2022 / Read More
Believe in Me, #RealCollege!
I have had a long journey through life, one that is characterized by bad choices and former incarceration. Along with this was my battle ...
Apr 12, 2022 / Read More
When Government and Colleges Come Up Short Meeting Student Needs, Faculty Unions Step Up
This was originally posted in the Wisconsin Examiner and requested to be shared here as well.
Dec 14, 2021 / Read More
The Straw that Broke the #RealCollege Student’s Back: Flames, Fatigue, and the Power of Generosity
Although I concede that everyone’s life is unique, those who know me well would agree that my upbringing was a little extraordinary. I be...
Nov 16, 2021 / Read More
Why You Aren’t Hiring the Employees You Want
Talks of a labor shortage started around May of 2021. If you’re looking to hire, especially for middle-skills positions, you’ve likely sp...
Nov 09, 2021 / Read More
Another Gift from COVID-19
I didn’t used to have depression. The universe gifted it to me as a side effect of the global pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The...
Oct 26, 2021 / Read More
Sometimes a Little Nudge Goes a Long Way
In our 2021 #RealCollege report, we at The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice find disparities between the number of student...
Oct 19, 2021 / Read More
Redesigning College Education: Dismantling Trauma During Covid
“How is it possible that though I have received multiple scholarships, the Cal and Pell grant maxed out on all my loans, and it is still ...
Oct 12, 2021 / Read More