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Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 9:07 AM EDT
College Signing Day highlights the work that the First Lady has been doing across the country to help inspire more young people to reach higher and to rally the country around the President's "North Star" goal — that by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. In San Antonio, she's giving that effort a name and an aspiration: The First Lady's Reach Higher Initiative.
Posted byon May 1, 2014 at 10:34 AM EDT
To inspire students across the country to consider applying to college, we’re encouraging journalists, celebrities, government officials, and YOU to wear college gear on Friday, May 2.
Posted byon April 10, 2014 at 9:51 AM EDT
Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden speak to 1,500 educational leaders at the American Association of Community Colleges 94th Annual Convention.
Posted byon March 23, 2014 at 7:32 AM EDT
Mrs. Obama meets with group of educators, parents and students who care deeply about education in China.
Posted byon March 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to China for an official visit –- and she’s inviting young people across America to join her.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 8:27 PM EDT
President Obama discusses his plan to equip all American with the education the need to compete in the 21st century economy and announces a new FAFSA Completion Initiative to give more Americans the opportunity to afford, attend, and graduate from college.
1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities: Ensuring Access to Higher Education and Opportunity for AllPosted byon February 28, 2014 at 4:52 PM EDT
Earlier this week I caught up with Tom Joyner on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to announce $35 million in grant support for high quality research, teaching and Extension activities at 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 6:16 PM EDT
The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid – is one of the most important things students and families can do in planning for college success.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 3:56 PM EDT
As a part of the President’s Year of Action, the President and First Lady announced more than 100 new and meaningful commitments to expand college opportunity to help more students.The importance and success of the event is reflected in the coverage from all across the country – from California and Nebraska to Pennsylvania and Tennessee.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 1:30 PM EDT
A group of leaders in higher education join the President and First Lady at the White House to take the next step toward ensuring that every child, rich or poor, has the opportunity for a quality college education so they can get ahead.