Read all posts tagged Education
Posted byon November 13, 2013 at 7:22 PM EST
Earlier this month, Kiran Ahuja had the distinct privilege to speak about the importance of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) at a convening organized by the newly-established Center on Minority Serving Institutions at the University of Pennsylvania.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 5:39 PM EST
This afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama opened the doors of the White House to high school students from DC, New York, and Boston to partake in the first-ever White House Careers in Film Symposium.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 2:32 PM EST
Join us and leading tinkerers, educators, and innovators on Tuesday, November 12th, at 2:00 pm EST for a “We the Geeks” Google+ Hangout, called “Don’t Be Bored, Make Something”.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 10:30 AM EST
Today—marking the first full week of National Entrepreneurship Month—the Department of Commerce released a new report entitled The Innovative and Entrepreneurial University, underscoring the increasingly diverse ways in which colleges and universities across America are promoting cultures of entrepreneurship on campus and encouraging students to start companies.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 6:52 PM EST
President Obama paid a visit to P-TECH -- a cutting-edge early college high school formed by a partnership between IBM and the City University of New York.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 2:36 PM EST
Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the Equal Futures Partnership—a global collaboration aimed at advancing women’s and girls’ economic and political participation. For the United States, stepping up to this challenge has included important work to open doors to quality education and high-paying career opportunities for women and girls in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
President Obama Names New Leadership to the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesPosted byon September 12, 2013 at 2:55 PM EST
It is an exciting day at the White House, and across the country, as President Obama names two dynamic new leaders to head the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Dr. George Cooper will begin this week as the Initiative’s Executive Director, and Dr. Ivory Toldson will serve as Deputy Director.
Posted byon September 10, 2013 at 5:17 PM EST
Director of the National Economic Council Gene Sperling discusses transforming education through technology.
Posted byon September 9, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST
In honor of Connected Educator Month this October, the White House will host a “Champions of Change” event to celebrate local leaders in education, whose creative approaches in using technology to enhance learning serve as examples of what we should strive for in every classroom, for every child.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 10:26 AM EST
When President Obama traveled to Syracuse, NY a few weeks back, we met with Michelle -- a single mother, who pursued higher education so that she and her kids could have a better life. But paying back her those loans hasn't been easy.