Articles in the Higher Learning Category

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Kent State’s May 4 Visitors Center Focuses On Life Amid Tragedy In “Sandy’s Scrapbook” Exhibition!
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Posted in Higher Learning, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 26 April 2018
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Kent State University Posted April 26th 2018   Sandy Scheuer was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen responding to protests of the Vietnam War at Kent State University. She was a junior honors student, a speech therapy major and a proud member [...]

UNCF 2018 Leaders’ Luncheon on Education!
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Posted in Higher Learning, Special Events on 22 February 2018
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UNCF.org Posted February 22nd 2018 (PHOTO:  UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND CLEVELAND AREA DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR VALERIE GAINES)   GUEST PANELIST HELEN FORBES VICE PRESIDENT COMMUNITY IMPACT AND GENERAL COUNCIL UNITED WAY OF GREATER CLEVELAND The United Negro College Fund will hold its annual Leadership  Luncheon on Sunday,  February 25th 2018 at 11:30 am at the Westin [...]

KSU Stands Firm On Spencer Speech!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning, MXO Business Report on 12 February 2018
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Associated Press By Dan Sewell Posted February 12th 2018   An Ohio college faced a deadline Friday in a threatened lawsuit that would make it the latest university sued over white nationalist Richard Spencer’s campus tour. Attorney Kyle Bristow had told Kent State University it has until the end of business Friday to agree to [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’:Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, Honored By Princeton University After Dedicating Morrison Hall!
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Posted in Higher Learning, The Arts Unplugged on 1 February 2018
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NaturallyMoi.com By Susan Johnes Posted February 1st 2018 (PHOTO: PAUL WYSE PORTRAIT OF TONI MORRISON IN MORRISON HALL PRINCETON UNIVERSITY)   TONY MORRISON HALL DEDICATION: (L-R) MACKENZIE BEZOS CLASS 1992, TONY MORRISON, RUTH SIMMONS PRESIDENT PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY AND CHRISTOPHER EISGRUBER PRESIDET PRINCETON UNIVERSITY Princeton University recently showed respect and honor to author Toni [...]

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets
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Posted in Higher Learning on 22 December 2017
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DiversityInc.com By Sheryl Estrada Posted December 22nd 2017   SIMONE ASKEW FIRST CAPTAIN WEST POINT MILITARY ACADEMY (FRONT CENTER) Askew is the highest position of the cadet chain of command. Simone Askew, drawn to a career in the military at an early age, is now making history in the field as the first African American [...]

Student Newspaper, The Kent Stater, Named Best In The Nation!
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Posted in Higher Learning, The Arts Unplugged on 17 November 2017
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Kent State Posted November 17th 2017 (PHOTO: KEVIN DILLEY KENT STATE UNIVERSITY DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MEDIA)   The Kent Stater, Kent State University’s independent student newspaper, is the best student newspaper in the nation in its class, according to the College Media Association. The organization announced the annual Pinnacle Award winners at the National College [...]

Ohio State Will Be Sued For Not Allowing Richard Spencer To Speak On Campus!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 26 October 2017
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WOSU.org By Gabe Rosenberg Posted October 26th 2017  (PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER CULLEY SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL FOR OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)   WHITE NATIONALIST RICHARD SPENCER A lawyer for white nationalist Richard Spencer says he will file a federal lawsuit against The Ohio State University after officials refused to allow him to rent space on [...]

White Supremacist Shouted Down At Florida College Speech!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 23 October 2017
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AFP Posted October 23rd 2017   Hundreds of protesters shouted down white supremacist leader Richard Spencer Thursday at a university in Florida, forcing him to leave the stage without delivering his speech. Only around 30 supporters of the controversial white nationalist made it into the University of Florida auditorium at Gainesville, massively outnumbered by protesters [...]

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Confirms She Will Rescind Sexual Misconduct Guidance!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 11 October 2017
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DiversityInc.com By Alana Winns Posted October 11th 2017   After speculation, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has formally announced that she plans to revoke the 2011 investigation process previously established by the Obama administration concerning sexual misconduct on school grounds. In an interview with CBS News’ Jan Crawford, DeVos explained that it is her intention to rescind [...]

John Urschel Didn’t Tell Ravens He Was A Full-Time Ph.D. Student At MIT While In The NFL!
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Posted in Higher Learning, MXO Entertainment News, Sports on 19 September 2017
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Yahoo.com Sporting News Posted September 19th 2017   John Urschel made headlines this offseason when he announced his retirement from the NFL after three seasons. The former Ravens offensive lineman is well-known for being extremely smart, graduating from Penn State with a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics with a 4.0 GPA. He’s already explained [...]